Product Design A Level at Kingsmead School
Unit F522 Product Study
This is a coursework unit consisting of product analysis and development, prototype modelling and testing, having identified an opportunity to develop or enhance an existing product.
Unit F521 Advanced Innovation Challenge
This is a design challenge that assesses pupils' ability to design and model a product in exam conditions over a limited period of time, with time given to reflect on their design concept. Marks in this challenge are awarded for creativity, innovation and originality.
F523 Design, Make & Evaluate
A coursework unit where pupils get the opportunity to demonstrate their designing, making and evaluation skills using creativity, flair and imagination against set assessment criteria. Pupils design, make and evaluate a product, devise a marketing presentation and reflect on their product and process.
F524 Product Design
Pupils sit a written paper that consists of two components. One component has questions related to the core content ad material focus of the course, while the other assesses pupils' ability to make immediate design thinking responses to a given situation.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Kingsmead School directly.