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A Level  

The content of this A Level course is focused towards consumer products and application. You will use your creativity to solve problems, analyse and design everyday marketable products. You will explore materials, components, usability and function as part of the iterate design process and understand commercial design practice. Student who have previously studied similar qualifications have moved onto study design or engineering courses at university or have been accepted onto apprenticeship schemes, gained employment in the engineering industry. 


50% Design Project 

50% Exam 

Where Next 

Future opportunities for work in the field of design include: 

  • Product Designer 

  • Architect 

  • Design Engineer 

  • Graphic Designer 

  • Interior Designer 

  • Materials engineer 

  • Furniture conservator 

  • Furniture designer 

  • CAD Designer 

  • Colour Technologist 

Future opportunities to follow design related courses at college or university include Design/Engineering BA Hons, Design and Technology/Product Design BSc Hons. 

More Information 

For more information about this course please see the specification below or contact the Sixth Form team.