Design and Technology: Product Design (3D) A Level at Holy Family Catholic School
This course develops the students’ ability to design and make unique products. It enables students to appreciate the complex relationship between the design, materials, manufacture and marketing. It also develops the students’ problem solving skills and knowledge of eco-friendly & sustainable products and its impact on the environment. This course is an extension of GCSE Graphic Product, Resistant Materials and Textiles qualifications. This exciting new A Level specification has been created to encourage pupils to take a broader view of Design & Technology.
Unit 1: Materials, Components and Application.
Unit 2: Learning Through Designing and Making.
Unit 3: Design and Manufacture.
Unit 4: Design and Making Practice.
GCSE Average: 5.5, GCSE Grade C in Maths, Grade C in English, Grade B in Design based subject (eg: Graphics, Resistant Materials or Textiles
Unit 1: 2 hour written exam 50% of AS (25% of A Level).
Unit 2: Coursework - approx 50 hours 50% of AS (25% of A Level).
Unit 3: 2 hour written exam 25% of A Level.
Unit 4: Coursework - approx 60 hours 25% of A Level.
Useful for University Degree Courses in Engineering, Architecture, Town Planning, Product Design, Various apprenticeships, Fashion Designing, Fashion Journalism, Fashion Illustration, Fashion Buyer and Pattern Cutting.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Holy Family Catholic School directly.