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Product Design (Design & Technology) A Level at Pembroke School/ Ysgol Penfro

Course description

AS Course Content

DT1 - Examination

·         4 main areas of study : designing and innovation product analysis, materials and components and industrial and commercial practice.

DT2 - Coursework

·         Completion of an extended piece of coursework which includes practical work, product analysis, investigations and research activities.

·         Bauhaus and Memphis design schools are examples used as inspiration for students.


A2 Course Content

DT3 - Examination

·         In addition to extending the areas covered at AS Level, production systems and control, human responsibility, public interaction and processes are studied at A2.

DT4 - Coursework

·          A major design and make task (selected by the student) – an in-depth investigation into a selected topic to enable students to display designing and manufacturing skills in the materials of their choice.

Entry requirements

·         Minimum Grade C at GCSE (however individuals without GCSE Design & Technology will be considered).

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Pembroke School/ Ysgol Penfro directly.

Last updated date: 18 September 2015

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