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Product Design A Level at St Mark's Catholic School

Course description

This creative and thought-provoking qualification gives students the practical skills, theoretical knowledge and confidence to succeed in a number of careers, especially those in the creative industries.

Throughout this two year course candidates will investigate historical, social, cultural, environmental and economic influences on design and technology, whilst enjoying opportunities to put their learning in to practice by producing products of their choice.
 
Students will gain a real understanding of what it means to be a designer, alongside the knowledge and skills sought by higher education and employers.
 
A portfolio approach is used for Year 12, where candidates will explore a number of processes and materials including product design drawing and prototyping. Theory is taught alongside the practical lessons.
 
Library Chair Project
Craft Knife Project

Assessment

Non-exam Assessment (NEA) 50%
Students are required to research, design and make a product to solve a specific problem.
Exam
Paper 1 - 2 hours 25%
Paper 2 - 2 hours 25%

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Mark's Catholic School directly.

Last updated date: 18 December 2017
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