Design Technology A Level
This course is designed to encourage students to take a broad view of design & technology, to develop their capacity to design and make products and to appreciate the relations between design, materials, manufacturing and marketing. Students will gain a real understanding of what it means to be a professional designer, engineer and technologist.
Preferred entry requirements:
Grade 4 design & technology at GCSE level is essential.
- Unit 1: Technical principles
- Unit 2: Designing and making principles
- Unit 3: Practical application of technical principles and designing and making principles
Exam Board: AQA
Course Assessment Details:
This course is assessed through examinations (50%) and a practical project (50%)
Progression and career opportunities:
This course will support an entry to a variety of university courses including industrial design, interior design, graphic design, fine art, marketing, product design & development, architecture, computing, education or engineering. It will also help support employment or apprenticeships in industry.