3D Design & Architecture
Level 3, A Level
Duration: Two Year Course
An A-Level in 3D Design & Architecture will see you explore a wide range of traditional and contemporary design techniques, from scale drawing to computer-aided design.
You will also look at a number of specialist areas in detail, including: Interior Design, Set Design, Product Design, Architecture and Environmental Design.
3D Design & Architecture is about living in the modern world, understanding materials and how they influence design.
On this course you will cover a broad range of techniques including:
- Model making
- Working creatively with a range of materials and processes
- Working to scale
- Creating floor plans with elevation drawings.
- Drawing and presentation techniques
- Ergonomics and anthropometrics
- Colour theory within design
- Modelling and working with a variety of materials
- Working to scale
- Computer Aided Design (CAD)
- Exploring functional design
- Working to design briefs.
How Will I Be Taught and Assessed?
Practical work will be completed on location and in the Art Studio at Seevic College. You will be assessed through exams and on-going in-class assessment. You will undertake one coursework unit and one externally set test in each year of study.
Why Should I Choose Seevic College?
- Trips and visits to galleries to appreciate the historical development and contemporary trends within the area of art.
- Optional visit to a European city and/or a residential trip in Year Two.
What Could I Do Next?
- Progress to the Foundation Diploma in Art & Design at Seevic College
- Secure employment in areas such as: Architectural Design, Product Design or Set Design.
- Progress to study a range of Design-related degrees at university.
General Entry Requirements
Average point score of 5.3, calculated from all GCSE subjects. Your point score MUST include at least five GCSEs at Grade C/4 or above - including English Language or Maths.
If you achieve English at a Grade C/4, your Maths grade must be a D and vice versa.
Specific Entry Requirements
Grade C/4 or above in an Art and Design or Creative Media subject preferred. Students who have not taken a GCSE in an Art and Design or Creative Media subject may present a portfolio of work to demonstrate passion, commitment and ability at an acceptable level.
All applicants will be required to present a portfolio of work to a member of our team as part of the interview process.
- The approximate cost of materials and equipment is £30 per year
- Trips will cost around £30 a year, with an additional optional visit to a European city and/or a residential trip in Year Two.