D&T - Key Stage 5

Product Design

If you want to demonstrate to universities and future employers that you can perform in a creative problem solving environment, work to deadlines and industry standards, communicate your ideas using a full range of IT and presentation packages, think laterally, use analytical skills and be part of a cutting edge subject... why not study Product Design?

The Product Design course is designed to offer candidates the opportunity to study, propose and realise prototype solutions closely linked to the real world of product manufacture in a range of material areas.

The course is designed to encourage candidates to:

  • initiate design solutions, develop, test and trial working models and prototypes
  • develop and sustain imagination, innovation and flair when working with concepts and materials
  • develop an understanding of contemporary design and technological practices and consider the uses and effects of new technologies and modern materials
  • develop thinking skills, financial capability, enterprise and entrepreneurial skills

More details on this course can be found in our Sixth Form Course Guide.