Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment
CCEA Curriculum Monitoring Programme 2018-19

GCE Technology and Design

Design for life

3 good reasons to choose our qualification:

  1. Highly respected qualification includes field engineering, design and product development topics
  2. Flexibility to choose any one of three specialist theory routes
  3. Select any area for specialist A2 coursework project

First teaching of this specification is from September 2016.

In modern society we are constantly using consumer goods, and our demand for these is satisfied by new products coming onto the market. Our GCE in Technology and Design will appeal to students interested in engineering, in products in general or in product design and development in particular.

In this course, students explore technology and design in a range of different contexts and scenarios, from the home and community to the world of business and industry. The course appeals to those who have an enquiring mind, a desire to solve problems and a sense of how the modern world deals with changing trends and demands.