St. Mary's

Three Dimensional Design

Assessment Structure

Component 1 PFO: Portfolio of work 60% Coursework
Component 2 ESA: Externally Set Assignment; 10 hour exam 40% Examination
Final exhibition of portfolio of work

Course Description

This Three-Dimensional design course provides students with a wide range of creative, exciting and stimulating opportunities to explore their interests in Product Design in a variety of different ways. The course explores design, prototyping and modelling and the manufacturing of functional and aesthetic products. Three Dimensional Product Design helps to improve your thinking, communication, interpersonal, practical, creative and ICT skills. Students will work in some of the following areas using specialist equipment such as a laser cutter; printing techniques, card & styrofoam modelling, computer aided design and manufacture, drawing techniques, construction and surface pattern and decoration, whilst also working with a range of materials including wood, plastic, card and fabrics. Consistent 100% Pass Rate.

Future Opportunities

Following a GCSE in Three Dimensional Product Design can lead to AS and A level Art and Design courses such as Graphic Communication, Fine Art and Photography in our Sixth Form which then allows entrance to University degree courses. We have close links with Blackpool and Fylde College who take A level students on to their Foundation Course before going on to specialise at University in careers such as: Architecture, Advertising, Animation, Computer Aided Design, Graphic design, Interior design, Illustration, Fashion Design, Film, Media Studies, Museum Curator, Textile Design, Art Therapy work, Photographer, Product Designer, Landscape Architect, Web Design, Teaching and many other options.