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Product Design: Graphics with Materials Technology at Bishop Justus Church of England School

Course description

Students will have the opportunity to study an exciting, creative and flexible specialist course in advanced GCE Design & Technology: Product Design– Graphics with Materials Technology, which provides a suitable foundation for the study of design and technology-related courses in further and higher education and for employment. Through a range of practical and theoretical activities students are required to design and make products which can be tested and evaluated, some of which students will link with industry and have real end clients. Throughout AS and A2 students will focus on 4 different units, covering industrial and commercial products and practices, product development, materials, components and systems and design and technology capability, allowing students to gain an understanding of how designers work in commercial practice. In addition to coursework, over the two years, all students will undertake a variety of graphics skills They will develop and learn how to present their work in a variety of ways using the state of the art equipment and resources the department has to offer. How will it be assessed? A/S Product Development - Internal Assessment A/S Knowledge and Understanding of Product Design -External Assessment A2 Further Study of Product Design - External Assessment A2 Commercial Product Development - Internal Assessment 50% Coursework 50% Exam.

Entry requirements

A*-C grade at GCSE in Graphics, Product Design or Resistant Materials.

Future opportunities

The course promotes progression through AS and Advanced GCE and provides a suitable foundation for the study of design and technology-related courses in further and higher education and for employment.

Further information

To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your Connexions Personal Adviser , school/college careers staff or alternatively research this website. http://www.edexcel.org.uk/quals/gce/dt/adv/9095/

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Bishop Justus Church of England School directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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