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Design & Technology (Systems & Design) A-Level at Deanery High School and Sixth Form College

Course description

Design Engineering is focused towards engineered and electronic products and systems; the analysis of these in respect of function, operation, components and materials, in order to understand their application and uses in engineered products/systems that have commercial viability.

Entry requirements

Grade 5 in any type of Technology subject

GCSE English Language & Maths at Grade 5 or better plus at least 3 additional GCSE at Grade 4 or better

Future opportunities

Where will success take me? You could take any number of exciting career paths. Many students go on to higher education and then work in manufacturing or engineering. But this course also provides the solid knowledge you need for working in high tech industries including cybernetics, robotics, avionics and automated packaging.

Further information

• Dedicated staff who have worked in the Engineering sector and can advise you on career paths • We have won awards for the delivery of these subjects • Staff who have Engineering degrees themselves • Open door policy so you have time to complete coursework in your spare time • DT Systems goes well with other subjects, we offer in our sixth form including Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, and Chemistry, • Good progression from our GCSE courses • A practical subject where your project work is 50% of the marks. • Good facilities • One of the few centres in this area to offer this subject • Good links with local industries such as MBDA and Sellafield • Help with gaining work experience which will aid you on your career paths. • Good enhancement opportunities – Euro Disney trip

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 13 November 2017
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