Product Design

Exam Board: Edexcel

Year 1: Core technical principles and core designing and making principles.

Year 2: Specialist knowledge, technical designing and making principles


50% exam, 50% coursework


General Sixth Form admission requirements and a grade 5 (a grade 6 is preferred) or above in a GCSE Design & Technology subject.

Where can it lead?

This course encourages candidates to develop a broad view of design and technology, develop a capacity to design and make products and appreciate the relationship between design, materials, manufacture and making. This is an excellent preparation for employment or further study at a Higher Education course in many design related areas such as Product Design, Furniture, jewellery, teaching, technology related careers, Industrial Design and Architecture.