A Level Design Engineering

A Level Engineering is an inspiring subject that applies rigorous mathematics as well as scientific and practical skills within the subject.

  • Course Information
    • Course Code
    • Attendance Pattern
    • Course Level
      Level 3
    • Study Mode
      Full Time
    • Course Location
      Langdale Road, Leyland
    • Age Group
      School Leavers (16-18)
    • Course Duration
      2 years
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  • Overview

    Our Engineering A Level is delivered by experienced, specialist teachers, in well-equipped design suites. Project Management is delivered as an integral part of the course and we have a wide variety of specialist provisions that help to support and excellent learning environment of study. There are always opportunities to gain support from experienced engineering teachers within your course of study. Enrichment activities in Engineering include visits to local universities and industrial sites relevant to the course.
    You will also have the opportunity to participate in a range of enrichment activities and subject specific trips, such as our previous trips to Kennedy Space Centre. Several of our Engineering students have also taken part in our Architecture and Advanced Manufacturing Academies. By studying Engineering at Runshaw there is real potential for progression onto a wide range of university degrees or careers, including Architecture and most engineering
    You will also develop analytical, numerical and problem-solving skills that are valuable in a wide range of occupations and activities.

    What will I study?

    You will study topics which reflect modern developments in, and applications of, Engineering. Apply your knowledge, understanding and skills of designing and manufacturing prototypes and products to given situations and problems whilst demonstrating your higher thinking skills to solve problems and evaluate the suitability of a design solution.

    • computer aided design
    • 3D prototyping
    • electronics
    • mechanics
    • higher mathematical analysis
    • material science
    • project manufacturing and

  • Entry Requirements

    For our A Level programme our entry requirements are a minimum of 5x Grade 5.

    *Please note that A Level English requires a Level 6 in GCSE English

    *Please note that A Level Maths requires a Level 6 in GCSE Maths

    *Please note that A Level Sciences require a Level 6 in GCSE Maths and Science

    A Level Engineering: Grade 6 Maths | Grade 55 in Combined Science OR Grade 5 in a Separate Science.

  • Progression Pathway

    You could progress onto our Engineering Apprenticeships in the future after completion of this course.

  • National Careers Service

    For guidance about what careers subjects can lead on to please follow this link to the National Careers Service.