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Design:Technology 3D Product Design AS/A Level at Haggerston School

Course description

Covering all aspects of the design process, Product Design at A level offers students an opportunity to study, purpose and realise prototype solutions closely linked to the real world of product manufacture in a range of material areas.

This subject gives you the chance to get creative and innovative as you develop your product design skills and learn about the complex relationships between design, materials, manufacturing and marketing.

The course provides candidates the opportunity to continue their GCSE specialism exclusively or as a combination of focus material areas.

 Taught by a specialist tutor, you will have access to fully equipped workshops including CAD/CAM and creative design facilities.

Course content

As AS level students develop an understanding of a broad range of materials, with emphasis on the life cycle of products, manufacture and final disposal. This course also considers the broader issues for the designer including the environmental sustainability of products and consumer safety:

 Unit 1: Materials, Components and Application.

Unit 2: Learning Through Designing and Making.

 At A Level, the course offers students the opportunity to further develop the knowledge and practical skills from AS. Students will continue to develop a body of coursework alongside an understanding of the processes and procedures of commercial production and manufacture:

 Unit 3: Design and Manufacture.

 Unit 4: Design and Making Practice.

Entry requirements

6 GCSEs at grade A*-C including a C grade in English and at least two B grades

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Haggerston School directly.

Last updated date: 19 December 2016
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