Specification at a glance

This specification is one of a suite of eight in Design and Technology offered by AQA. There is one tier of assessment covering grades A* to G. 

Product Design

Unit 1: Written Paper (45551)

40% of total marks

2 hours

120 marks

Candidates answer all questions in two sections

Pre-Release material issued 


Unit 2: Design and Making Practice (45552)

60% of total marks

Approximately 45 hours

90 marks

Consists of a single design and make activity selected from a range of board set tasks

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