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Your A Level studies cover four ma
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topics, and youll study two of the
each year.
In Materials, components and
production
application - youll look at materials,
design. In
processes and the impact of cost and
king youll
Learning through designing and ma
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produce some coursework using you
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with a range of materials and media
s with Design
In the second year youll get to grip
appreciate the
and manufacture - helping you to
technology, or
relationship between design and
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form and function. Design and ma
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the practical, coursework part. You
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processes that you
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assessments. A two ho
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total marks. The cour
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your design portfolio
marks.
another 25% of your
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3D design could take you into a num
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of exciting career paths. Of course
theres
product or automotive design. But
what
about computer generated cartoon
s? Or
maybe CAD for industry appeals to
you
more? This course could take you
into
architecture, teaching, manufacturi
ng,
advertising or engineering.

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