Design Technology: Food IB Standard at Anglo European School
GROUP 4 SCIENCES:
This course is offered as an alternative to the others within Group 4 of the IB programme and is aimed at the non-science specialist.
CORE programme: ( ALL materials studied):
1. Human factors and ergonomics
2. Resource management and sustainable production
4. Raw material to final product
5. Innovation and design
6. Classic design
There is the emphasis on a practical approach through design work that characterizes this subject, specifically:
 Construct, analyse and evaluate: design briefs, problems, specifications and plans, methods, techniques and products, data, information and technological explanations.
 Appropriate research, experimentation & modelling to carry out innovative, insightful, ethical and effective designing.
No requirements above and beyond what is needed to matriculate on to the relevant route that the student wishes to study.
Coursework: 40% [40 hours] The internal assessment (IA) consist of one design project, the focus will be Food Technology
A wide range of contexts to be explored through the varying material disciplines, including product design, food product design, fashion design/textiles, electronic product design, robotics, etc.
Criterion A: Analysis of a design opportunity
Criterion B: Conceptual design
Criterion C: Development of a detailed design
Criterion D: Testing and evaluation
Paper 1 - 30% [45 minutes] - 30 marks
30 multiple-choice questions on the core material.
Paper 2 - 30% [1 hour 30 minutes] - 50 marks
Section A: one data-based question and several short-answer questions on the core material (all compulsory). Section B: one extended-response question on the core material (from a choice of three)
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Anglo European School directly.