A-level Design and Technology: Product Design

  • Teaching from: September 2017
  • Exams from: June 2019
  • Specification code: 7552
  • QAN code: 603/1133/2

We’ve refreshed and enhanced the content of our new AS and A-level courses, while retaining what you like about the outgoing specifications. They are modern and relevant, so students can learn about contemporary technologies, materials and processes, as well as established practices.

The new qualifications place greater emphasis on understanding and applying iterative design processes. Students will use their creativity and imagination to design and make prototypes that solve real and relevant problems, considering their own and others’ needs, wants and values.

Specification

Specification at a glance

Past papers and mark schemes

Teaching resources

Plan

1

Prepare for your teaching year. Information, support and services to help you deliver the specification.

All planning resources

Teach

8

Teaching resources that you can use to plan your lessons and support your students’ learning.

All teaching resources

Assess

12

Prepare your students for assessment. Specimen and past papers, mark schemes, example answers.

All assessment resources

Key dates

  • 15 May 2020 Non-exam assessment deadline for A-level Design and Technology (7552/C)
    Schools and colleges may set their own internal deadlines
  • 5 June 2020 Exam for A-level D&T: Product Design (7552/1)
    Series: June 2020
    Start time: am
    Duration: 2h 30m
  • 12 June 2020 Exam for A-level D&T: Product Design (7552/2)
    Series: June 2020
    Start time: am
    Duration: 1h 30m
AQA do understand how hectic it is to be a teacher and they really keep us up to date and show their awareness.
Juliette McGirr

Juliette McGirr,
Teacher

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