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Design and Technology – Product Design (AS and A Level) at Morecambe Community High School

Course description

This examination provides an opportunity for students to develop capability in Design and Technology, to foster creativity, innovation, imagination, problem solving and the ability to design, make and evaluate practical solutions to real problems drawn from everyday situations.

Course content

AS Unit 1

Unit 2

A2 Unit 3

marks Unit 4

Materials, Components and Application

Written Paper Coursework

2 hours
Approx 50 hours

50% of the total AS marks 25% of the total A Level marks
50% of the total AS marks 25% of the total A Level marks

25% of the total A Level

Approx 60 hours25% of the total A Level marks

Design and Manufacture Written Paper 2 hours

Design and Making Practice Coursework



The following will be included in the AS level course:

Materials, components and application Hand and commercial processing Design, environment and ergonomics

In addition to the AS modules, students will also study the following at A2:-

Design and manufacture Design and market influences Processes and manufacture

Future opportunities

Not essential, but useful in a wide range of courses and careers which are design or manufacturing based.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Morecambe Community High School directly.

Last updated date: 26 June 2015

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