PRODUCT DESIGN: 3D Design

 

Course: AS and A level

 

Board: AQA

 

Entry Requirements: GCSE Resistant Materials, Product Design or Graphics Grade C and above.

 

Course Description

Unit Content Assessment
AS Unit 1:Materials, Components and Application

 

 Based on primarily on Materials and Components and consisting of three sections.  

Weighting:  50% of AS (25% of A-Level)

Externally Assessed

2 Hour Exam

 

AS Unit 2:Learning Through Designing and Making

 

Coursework may take a number of forms: a simple design and make project, two smaller projects or a portfolio of work.  

Internally assessed

Weighting: 50% of AS (25% of A-level)

 

 A2 Unit 3:

Design and Manufacture

 Based primarily on Design and Manufacture and consisting of two sections.

 

 2 Hour Exam

Weighting: 25% of A-level

 

A2 Unit 3Design and Making Practice Candidates submit evidence of a simple, substantial design and making activity.  Weighting: 25% of A-Level

 

The Product Design industry is a rapidly growing area.  It is exciting, innovative and creative with the possibilities for a range of careers.

 

Courses in Higher Education which lead on from this course:

 

Resistant Materials:

Product Design

Furniture Design                                              Interior Design

Industrial Design                                             Materials Science

Other areas:

Graphic Design                                                 Art and Design

Computer Graphics

 

Head of Department: Mr Chana