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Level 3 Programme: A Level and BTEC Courses
Graphic Design
AS/A Level
The course is centred on the following design areas: branding/
logo, illustration, multimedia, packaging and typography. In the  rst
half of the course we will develop your skills and capabilities to use graphical techniques through a series of teacher-led short projects and culminating in your own extended design project. You will study the work of leading graphic designers and will be encouraged to use a range of media for 2D, 3D, hand and digital work. You will develop your abilities to use both freehand and CAD software to communicate your ideas. In your second half of the course you will build upon the techniques learnt and will have the freedom to explore your own project work.
Additional Entry Requirements
GCSE 4 in English and Maths preferred and, if taken, a GCSE in any Design Technology option or Art at grade C or above. The course is open to all students, even if you have not studied the subject before. What we are interested in is your desire to design.
Assessment
100% coursework (split between two components 50% +50%)
History: Rebellions and Revolutions
AS/A Level
The History Department is one of the largest departments in College and provides a stimulating learning environment in which students not only develop their knowledge and understanding but also gain strong academic skills.
You may choose from two different History courses. Each course covers at least 200 years and includes British and international history.
The Early Modern course, ‘Rebellions and Revolutions’, consists of three examined units and one coursework unit. In the  rst year, students
will study the Wars of the Roses and Henry VII from 1445 to 1509 as their Unit 1 course. In addition to this, Unit 2 will focus on the French Revolution and Napoleon from 1774 to 1815. In the second year, Early Modern students will study rebellion and disorder under the Tudors, 1485-1603, whilst selecting a coursework question to answer.
The History Department is a vibrant place to study, offering many opportunities to extend interest in the subject including day trips; opportunities to hear external speakers and lecturers as well as a range of residential trips to places such as Berlin and Krakow.
Additional Entry Requirements
Grade C in History if taken; newcomers to the subject are welcomed.
Assessment
Written exams and coursework in the second year.
Further course information can be found at: www.godalming.ac.uk
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