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Product Design

  • Two-year A Level course
  • AQA 7552
  • 2 units (plus 1 NEA)
  • 56 UCAS points at top level

Gaining an A Level Design and Technology: Product Design qualification could lead to work in product design or a university course.

This course requires students to engage in both practical and theoretical study. This specification requires students to cover design and technology skills and knowledge, which has been separated into two components; technical principles and designing and making principles.

Students should develop the ability to draw on and apply a range of skills and knowledge from other subjects to inform their decisions in design and application/ development of technology. There are clear links between aspects of the content and other subject areas such as computer science; business studies; art and design and history.  Students must also demonstrate maths and science skills.

The course consists of two units of work and a non-exam component.

Product Design can be studied in its own right or as part of various study pathways.  Please click the relevant links below to find out more:

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