Edexcel A level Design and Technology - Product Design (2008)

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Our Edexcel Product Design A level offers two pathways: Resistant Materials Technology and Graphic Products. Students will develop their knowledge and understanding of, and skills and application in, designing products, as well as their research, analysis, project planning and evaluation skills.

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Edexcel A level Product Design specification
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Qualification type:
AS and A level
Product Design
Resistant Materials Technology (8RM01, 9RM01)
Graphic Products (8GR01, 9GR01)
UK and international
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Final assessment:
AS Final first sit: Summer 2017 / A2 Final first sit: summer 2018 / Final resit opportunity for AS and A2 units: Summer 2019

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Our Edexcel A level Product Design specification offers two pathways – Resistant Materials Technology and Graphic Products – each providing its own specific content. Product Design encompasses a wide range of design disciplines but is firmly rooted in the skills required to design and make high quality products.

This qualification emphasises two key factors: creativity and sustainability. The structure allows students to develop a range of skills and outcomes that demonstrate their creativity, and apply these to a design and make project.

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