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Design Technology
Product Design Pathway

Course Description:

The full A level course consists of two units.

Course Content: 

Component 1: Principles of Design & Technology: Written examination paper addressing further technical principles, design, social, ethical and environmental impact of the wider issues in design technology.

Component 2: Independent Design project.  A product based project of the students own  interest. They will prepare a design portfolio along with a prototype model.

Assessment Format

Component 1: Written examination paper (50%) 2 ½ hours

Component 2: Coursework Project (50%)

Board: Eduqas

Course Entry Requirements:  

GCSE Grade 6 in a Design Technology subject or Art is preferred although not essential.

Teacher to contact: Mr A Fewster