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GCSE Graphic Products

What qualification will this course lead to?

GCSE Graphic Products (AQA)

What topics will I study?

You will study a variety of areas including the design process, different types of manufacturing processes, build knowledge about smart materials such as thermal reactive inks, printing processes and Graphic Products on the market. You will cover board game design and manufacture.

What understanding and skills will I develop?

Graphic Products takes a practical approach that encourages you to design and make products with creativity and originality in a variety of practical activities, using a range of materials and techniques. Packaging, labelling and instructions are also encouraged as part of the complete design proposal, while marketing tools, such as advertising and points of sale, can be used to supplement the making experience and help create products which can be evaluated for their commercial viability.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed through a controlled assessment and final examination. The controlled assessment is worth 60% of the final GCSE and the exam is worth 40% of the GCSE.

What can this course lead to?

College to study design related courses like Graphic Design.