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Design and Technology: Product Design - A Level at Backwell School

Course description

The course encourages the development of independent learning, creativity and innovation. You should have an interest in how every day and innovative products are designed and manufactured. Key features of AS and A level:

  • The first year will allow students to learn through design and make activities
  • Projects will allow candidates to question their knowledge and understanding.
  • In the second year, candidates will be involved in designing and manufacturing a final, high quality product which would be appropriate for its intended purpose.

Entry requirements

It is normally expected that a student attains a GCSE grade C or higher in Product Design or other related subject.

Future opportunities

There are diplomas and degrees in D&T Product Design and other D&T associated subjects, e.g. Architectural and Transport Design, leading to jobs in associated fields. These would include Industrial (product) Design, Engineering (various), Production Design (film and theatre), Desktop Publishing and Graphic Design (including film and television effects).

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 04 October 2017

Key information

  • Start date: Next September