Grade 5 in D&T Product design or
grade 5 in another D&T subject with
recommendation from subject teacher.
Basic Design and Technology
knowledge and skills are transferable
from the other GCSE Design and
Technology subject areas.
Grade 5 in Math is recommended 15%
of the written paper is Math content.
The course requires a variety of
materials and a donation of £25 is
requested to help us fund for these.
The students will need to buy a text
book by Hodder Education:
‘My Revision Notes - AQA Design
and Technology - Product Design’
Potential destinations – areas of work, undergraduate courses and apprenticeships.
Product Design 3D has links with Science, Engineering, Art, Business Studies and Mathematics to name a few as it
contains many transferable skills such as communication, analysis, problem solving and evaluation. This broad
base of skills enables it to mesh well with most subjects and so allows students to consider a variety of areas for
future study or work. Universities offer a wide range of courses that follow on from these, of which the following are
a short list. Architecture, Theme Park Design, Product Management, Graphic Design, Engineering Design,
Marketing, Product Design, Interior Design, Film and TV, Point of Sale Design.