Product Design is about improving people’s lives by designing and making something they need or want. Products are designed to make life easier and more enjoyable, or to make a task or activity more efficient. A good product is something that works well and is satisfying to use.
During the course you will be expected to work in similar ways to professional product designers. The course will be taught through a series of design and make projects during which you will work in a variety of materials including paper/card, plastic and wood. Through developing possible solutions to design problems, you will improve your practical skills as well as learning about :-
The second year of the course is largely devoted to coursework. A single design and make project set by the exam board will account for 60% of your total marks. A two hour written exam taken in the summer will account for the remaining 40% of your marks.
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