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PRODUCT DESIGN AS/A2 at Bideford College

Course description

Product Design will give students the opportunity to develop their creativity and design skillswhile making quality products. Students will be expected to use investigative skills as well asdesign and making to prove successful.At AS level the students will follow given design briefs under the following headings. Product investigation (an in depth analysis of a product and how it is produced in industry.) Product design (The design of a product taken up to the stage prior to manufacture) Product Manufacture (Production of a given product.)Areas of study will include: Prototyping, scale models, trials for marketable products  Both 2D and 3D work using thefull range of professional materials  Studying professional designers  Enhancementtechniques, graphic illustration  CAD/CAM  Industrial manufacturing techniques  Variousmaterial areasStudents can study one of the following strands:GraphicsorResistant Materials - using woods, metals and plastics

Entry requirements

Students who wish to study this course should have 5 A*-C grades at GCSE. One of theseshould be in a technology subject.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Bideford College directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014

Key information

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