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Design and Technology / Dylunio a Thechnoleg A & AS Level WJEC at Ysgol Gyfun Gwyr

Course description

Product Design

Course content

Exciting! Interesting! Creative! Innovative! The subject will be of interest to a variety of students. The course is a natural progression for GCSE DT: Resistant Materials or Textiles students or even new students. Opportunities to show imagination, innovation and to work independently. Benefit from the many transferable skills inherent in the study of DT. An unique opportunity within the curriculum to discover and solve problems through designing and making products in a wide variety of contexts to do with your personal interests. What does the course contain? Students will enjoy learning how to use a variety of methods to expand their thinking skills independently or within a group. Problem solving strategies are used to further develop creativity and innovation as well as develop the students essential knowledge and understanding of industrial practices, technologies and sustainability. The course promotes the use of ICT through research, CAD design, laser cutter manufacturing, presenting data and images. Students learn how to manage their time when completing their project work and also whilst attending extra curricular clubs. Visits to various related venues enhance the teaching, for example, Clothes Show Live and the Innovation Awards

Future opportunities

It can lead to progression in Higher Education courses or a career in: Product Design, Textiles, Architecture, Fashion, Engineering, Manufacturing, Graphics, Three-dimensional, Exhibition, CAD, Interior, Jewellery or Furniture design, Buyer for shops, Ma

Further information

Please see school 6th form prospectus

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: 20 May 2014
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