Specification Title: OCR J303
60% Coursework component: Two coursework modules which consist of a portfolio of work and a practical outcome.
40% Examination component: One externally marked exam.
What kind of student is this course suitable for?
Students who have an interest in designing a quality graphic product, enjoy drawing and presenting their work using a mixture of computer and ‘by hand’ skills They will be expected to design and make a quality graphic product for their coursework.
What Skills will I develop?
You will get the opportunity of developing useful life skills through the enrichment of a variety of learning activities including researching, designing, evaluating (developing critical, analytical and thinking skills), identifying needs and opportunities, business and financial considerations, co-operative learning and practical skills all of which draws on knowledge from across the curriculum.
What will I learn?
You will learn Drawing Techniques (Isometric, Planometric, Perspective, Orthographic, etc) Geometry, Printing, Colour, Presentation Techniques, 2D and 3D Computer Modelling.
What will this course help you to do?
Design & Technology is the most popular of the options nationally. It leads to study beyond 16 at BTEC and A Level and there are number of degree related subjects. Typical employment opportunities include Advertising, Interior and Fashion Designer, Architect, Product Designer, Film-making, Logo Designer, Promotions, Printing and Web Designer.
Who can I ask for more information?
For more information see Mr France or Mr McBrien