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AS Level: Design and Technology - Product Design at Ashby School

Course description

This course aims to offer students the opportunity to develop a broad 
view of design and technology, and to develop their capacity to design 
and make products. They will develop an understanding of the 
relations between design, materials, manufacture and marketing 
between two main areas. 
It will develop research, design communication, computer aided design, 
manufacturing, and evaluative skills based around previous 
experiences in design and technology. 

Entry requirements

For all Sixth Form courses, students must have five GCSE (or equivalent) 
passes at Grades A* - C, including Mathematics, English language and a 
design and technology subject. 

Future opportunities

Students can take this course to complement other Advanced level courses 
or to prepare for the A2 in design and technology. This could lead to higher 
education in areas of design, technology or more general higher education 
With further training, students may choose a career related to design and 

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 27 November 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year