Product Design

A Level

This creative and thought-provoking qualification gives students practical skills, theoretical knowledge and confidence to succeed in a number of careers, but especially those in the creative industries.

You will investigate historical, social, cultural, environmental and economic influences on design and technology, whilst enjoying opportunities to put learning into practice by producing prototypes. You will gain a real understanding of what it means to be a designer, alongside the knowledge and skills sought by higher education and employers.

Course Content

Technical principles
Designing and making principles
Substancial design and make project



50% Examination
50% Coursework


Entry Requirements

5 GCSEs (4-9)
Science (5)
Maths (5)
English Language/Literature (5)


Course Outcome

At the end of the course, successful students will gain one A Level.