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Design & Technology (Product Design) AS A2 at The Rushden Community College

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Entry requirements

Grade C in any Design and Technology GCSE or equivalent (GNVQ Part One).


AS Unit 1 Materials, Components and Application (50% of AS total; 25% of A2)

2 hour written paper consisting of three sections covering compulsory limited response questions, choice of 2 questions and one compulsory question

Unit 2 Coursework (50% of AS total; 25% of A2)

Project work and/or a portfolio of work will contain aspects of industrial and commercial practice. Work will span approximately 50 hours.


Unit 3 Design and Manufacture (25% of A2)

2 hour written paper based on Design and Manufacture consisting of two sections from which you answer questions from each section.

Unit 4 Coursework (25% of total A Level mark)

A single, integrated coursework project using any material or combination of materials.

Work will span approximately 60 hours.

Further information

AS one year, A2 additional year.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Rushden Community College directly.

Last updated date: 26 May 2015
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