Specification at a glance

GCSE Engineering (4850)

Engineering (Single Award) 4852: 

Unit 1: Written paper (48501)

1 hour - 75 marks - 40%

Pre-release material issued

Candidates answer questions on two sections.

Unit 2: Controlled Assessment (48502)

Approx 45 hours - 90 marks - 60%

Designing and manufacturing an Engineering product

Portfolio.

Engineering (Double Award) 4854:

Unit 1: Written paper (48501)

1 hour - 75 marks - 20%

Pre-release material issued

Candidates answer questions on two sections.

Unit 2: Controlled Assessment (48502)

Approx 45 hours - 90 marks - 30%

Designing and manufacturing an Engineering product

Portfolio.

Unit 3: Written paper (48503)

1 hour - 75 marks - 20%

Candidates answer questions on two sections.

 Unit 4: Controlled Assessment (48504)

Approx 45 hours - 90 marks - 30%

Developing and manufacturing an Engineering product.

Portfolio - two projects, or one project combining two technologies.

For assessments and subject awards after June 2013 there is a requirement that 100% of the assessment is terminal.