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Design & Technology:Product Design (3D Design) AS/A2 Level at Woodlands School

Course description

 

  • To develop and sustain innovation, creativity and design and technology capability
  • To develop critical understanding of the influence of the processes and products of design and technological activity
  • To apply essential knowledge of understanding and skills of design production processes to a range of technological activity
  • To recognise the social, moral, spiritual and cultural values inherent in technological activity
  • To develop as discerning consumers, able to make an informed choice
  • To develop positive attitudes of co-operation and work collaboratively

Course content

 

AS Level:

Unit 1 : Materials, Components and Applications

Unit 2 : Learning through Designing & Making (Internal Coursework)

 

A2 Level:

Unit 3 : Design & Manufacture

Unit 4 : Design & Making Practice (Internal Coursework)

Entry requirements

 

Minimum entry requirement is a grade B, from Textiles, Resistant Materials, Product Design or Graphic Products at GCSE.

 

Assessment

 

AS Level:

Unit 1 : Materials, Components and Applications (External Examination)

50% of AS / 25% of A Level

Unit 2 : Learning through Designing & Making (Internal Coursework)

50% of AS / 25% of A Level

 

A2 Level:

Unit 3 : Design & Manufacture (External Examination)

50% of A2 / 25% of A Level

Unit 4 : Design & Making Practice (Internal Coursework)

50% of A2 / 25% of A Level

Future opportunities

 

On completion of the course, candidates will be well placed to study one of the Technology based degree level courses such as Architecture, Product Design, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial or product Design. Such courses are available subject to entry requirements and will need additional qualifications.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Woodlands School directly.

Last updated date: 13 May 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 - 2 Years

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