Design Technology – Product Design A Level at Hutton Church of England Grammar School
Product Design is a creative, practical and academic course. Students will produce a design portfolio that can support university and career interviews for creative and engineering based subjects and will form 50% of the assessment
The course is assessed in four modules (two modules for AS and two modules for A2). Module 1 is a creative design portfolio that can be completed with several mini projects. These projects will show a depth of knowledge in the design process and will highlight how your skills have developed in research, creative thinking and drawing, CAD / CAM, materials and manufacturing processes, practical workshop ability, evaluation and graphic presentation. Module 2 is a written examination that is primarily based on materials, components and manufacturing processes. This is particularly useful to students who wish to have a career in engineering, manufacturing or business. Module 3 is a design portfolio of your choice with a manufactured outcome. This will highlight your ability to be creative whilst working within a commercial framework. Module 4 is a written examination primarily based on design and manufacture.
Product Design is a useful course if you are considering a career in Architecture, Automotive Design, Engineering, Advertising, Computer Aided Design, Construction, Marketing or any other aspects of Product Design.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Hutton Church of England Grammar School directly.