Product Design: Graphic Products at City of Norwich School
Unit 1: AS F521 Advanced Innovation Challenge
The advanced innovation challenge is an eight hour design challenge, set by OCR, undertaken in a three hour research and design session, a four hour modelling session and a one hour written paper session. The task will assess the your ability to be innovative, demonstrate flair, work with materials and apply knowledge gained throughout the AS course.
Unit 2: AS F522 Product Study
The product study is a piece of coursework that consists of a product analysis, product development, prototype/modelling and testing of the chosen product.
Unit 3: A2 F523 Design, Make and Evaluate
You are required to produce a coursework portfolio and product which fully demonstrates your designing, making and evaluation skills, using creativity, flair and innovation. The coursework consists of designing, making and evaluating a product, a marketing presentation, and review and reflection. This unit is intended to draw upon and develop skills learnt in other units.
Unit 4: A2 F524 Product Design
This is a written paper that consists of two units. You will be able to select questions across the focus material areas.Component One: consists of eight questions from different focus areas.
Component Two: assesses your ability to make immediate design thinking responses to a given situation. It is intended to be a discriminator in identifying those students who can effectively use their experiences and knowledge in designing and making.
Where does Product Design: Graphic Products lead you?
To a wide range of design-based occupations, graphic design, architecture, industrial design, art, interior design and excellent opportunities at university level.
A minimum requirement of 3 x A*-B and 3 x A*-C grades at GCSE including English and Mathematics to study 4 A’ levels. A minimum requirement of 5 x A*-C grades at GCSE including English and Mathematics to study 3 A’ levels with directed time. A minimum requirement of a B grade in English Language or Mathematics GCSE for students who wish to study English Literature and Further Mathematics respectively. Other Level 2 qualifications are not accepted as GCSE equivalences.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact City of Norwich School directly.