Product Design A Level Linear at City of Stoke-on-Trent Sixth Form College
Product design is an innovative course that uses new technology and encourages you to work creatively. You will design and make your own product whilst working in your chosen area on ‘live’ projects with major manufacturers. You can match your project work to your career aims.
Topics you will study:
• Materials, components and applications
• Hand and commercial processing
• Design, environment and ergonomics
• Design and manufacture
• Design and market influence
• Processes and manufacture
• Learning through designing and making
Four GCSEs grade A-C, preferably including Maths and English. This is a guideline rather than a requirement and the college will create a programme most suitable for you as an individual.
Awarding Body: AQA
Coursework – 50%
Results 2015: 100%
This course is free to students aged 16-19 years old
Product design can lead on to many university options and career paths including: product design, industrial design, automotive design, engineering, furniture design, structural engineering, architecture, ergonomic design.
To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your Careers Personal Adviser in school or speak to your teachers. Attend a college Open Evening and chat to our teaching staff, college careers staff and Liaison Team
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact City of Stoke-on-Trent Sixth Form College directly.