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A- Level: Design and Technology (Product Design) at Saint Paul's Catholic School

Course description

Challenging and Diverse! Design and Technology makes a unique contrition to the development of the young people by preparing them to participate in, and think creatively about opportunities to improve the quality of tomorrows rapidly changing technologies.

AQA’s new specification in Product Design provides candidates with exciting opportunities to develop their capabilities. They will be encouraged to take broad views of Design and Technology.

Through designing and making products, candidates will learn to appreciate the complex relations between design, materials, manufacture and marketing.

Entry requirements

Preferably grade A*, A or B at GCSE Design and Technology (any design subjects area) plus 4 other GCSE subjects at grade C and above.

Future opportunities

You could take this course to complement other advanced level courses or to prepare for the A2 part of an Advanced GCE in Design and Technology, which could lead onto higher education in areas of and design or more general higher education courses. With further training, you could go into a job related to design and technology.

Further information

Mr Gillespie

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 03 October 2016
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Key information

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