Applied Engineering A Level at Waddesdon CofE School
Students will be encouraged to take a broad view of engineering and to develop selected areas in more depth. You will study materials, manufacturing, design, engineering science and engineering maths. More details about the content of the course are given in the unit outline below:
Unit 2: The Role of the Engineer
Unit 3: Principles of Design
Unit 4: Applied Engineering Systems
Unit 5: The Engineering Environment
Unit 6: Applied Design, Planning and Prototyping
The most important thing you need is a lively and enquiring mind, an interest in engineering and a willingness to explore new ideas. You will need to have studied GCSEs in Maths, Science and Technology to at least grade B.
You will study 6 units in total. Two of these will be assessed by external exam. The remainder will be assessed by assignments, projects or case studies.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Waddesdon CofE School directly.