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Product Design (3D Design) A Level at Central Foundation Boys School

Course description

Product Design (3D Design) is a stepping stone to the design industry. It is an ideal start for students wanting to study architecture, furniture design, product design or engineering. Product Design (3D Design) is an A-Level that enables students to express their creativity, build on making skills, improve presentation skills and create design innovators.

Year 12 focuses on building up students CAD (Computer Aided Design) & CAM (Computer Aided Manufacture) skills along with the use of all workshop machinery so that they are able to choose a specialist area of interest in year 13. All units are delivered by teaching staff who have industry experience and are able to ensure a rounded experience that equips students will the skill set for university or equivalent and the ability to work in the design industry.

This course follows the AQA syllabus.

Entry requirements

To study 3D Design as part of a full A level programme you may need an average GCSE point score of 6 (B) including a  score of 6 (equivalent to B) in Resistant Materials or Graphic Design GCSE. You will also need a minimum of grade 6 (B) in both Maths and English.


Currently the course is assessed at:

  • For AS 50% Coursework 50% Exam (2 hours)
  • For A2 50% Coursework 50% Exam (2 hours) (this will be added to the marks for AS)

Future opportunities

This course leads to related degree courses at university such as graphics, architecture, art and technology.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Central Foundation Boys School directly.

Last updated date: 02 February 2017
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