Art & Design – Design


Course Duration: 2 years Course Level: A Level
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Why study Design?

  • I want to be on a hands-on course
  • I want to take part in creative projects
  • I want to undertake projects relating to product design, interior design, or architecture.

What does this course consist of?

This is an exciting course which allows you to creatively explore a vast range of design disciplines. In the first instance you will be introduced to the design process and you will produce work through small exercises and design briefs. You will have the opportunity to explore 2-dimensional as well as 3-dimensional design processes and following the initial period, you will make a decision about which area of design you want to specialise in.

3-dimensional areas of study that are open to you include: product design, environmental and architectural design, theatre and costume, jewellery design and body ornamentation, sculpture and ceramics. 2-dimensional areas of study include advertising, packaging design, illustration, branding and communication graphics.

How is this course assessed?

By examination & coursework.

What might this course lead to?

Design supports a wide range of careers and university courses including; product design, architecture, industrial design, theatre and costume design, graphics, and illustration.

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