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Design and technology: product design

Course outline

This course will enable students to take a broad view of design and technology, developing students with the capacity to design and make products and appreciate the complex relationships between design, materials,  manufacturing and marketing.

Course content

Throughout this course students will engage in both practical and theoretical study, developing technical , designing and making skills and knowledge. 

You will develop the ability to draw on and apply a range of skills and knowledge from other subject areas to inform your decisions in design and the application or development of technology. The course content has strong links with other subject areas such as IT, business, art and design, and history. 

Career / higher education opportunities

A generic design qualification that will give students the opportunity to follow a specific design discipline at degree level and lead to careers in any design profession.

Course specification

AQA A Level