Product Design & The Built Environment
Qualification gained (AS/A2 in 3D Design)
This new course replaces the DT Graphics with Materials Technology & Resistant Materials A level currently based in Seaton and White building and is an addition to The Art & Design A level provision, the content of the course is suitable for students who are wishing to progress to an Art & Design Foundation Course or continue a career in the Design Industry especially in the fields of Product Design, Architecture and Interior Design. This course cannot be taken with Textiles Fashion as it is same course but a different pathway and is suitable for students wishing to focus on 3d Design. Students interested in Product Design and Architecture might also consider Maths & Physics as part of their A level program.
The course is a blend of creative experimentation and technology, students produce a sketch book of idea’s and combine traditional workshop skills with new manufacturing techniques like 3d printing and Computer Aided Design to produce a 3d outcome of their choice.