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Design Technology
Product Design


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. Based on a graphic or architectural project of the students own interest students 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: to be confirmed

Teacher to contact: Mr S McKitrick

Course entry requirements: Level 6 / Grade B in a GCSE Design Technology subject or Art although other students will be considered on their merits.