Systems & Control Technology A Level at St Joseph's Catholic Academy
This specification encourages students to take a broad view of Design and Technology, to develop their capacity to design and make products and to appreciate the complex relations between design, materials, manufacture and marketing.
The course will provide students with the opportunity to develop a range of investigative, research, analytical, modelling, designing and making skills that can be applied when solving problems.
The emphasis of the course is on the application of knowledge. It is intended that students will have the opportunity to learn through practical activities by producing multiple solutions to problems.
Unit 1 – SYST1 Materials, Components and Application 50% of AS, 25% of A Level 2 hour written paper
Unit 2 – SYST2 Learning Through Designing and Making 50% of AS, 25% of A Level Coursework – approx. 50 hours
Unit 3 – SYST3 Design and Manufacture 25% of A Level 2 hour written paper
Unit 4 – SYST4 Design and Making Practice 25% of A Level Coursework – approx. 60 hours
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Joseph's Catholic Academy directly.