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Advanced Higher Design and Manufacture (Course Code: C819 77)

SCQF Level 7 (32 SCQF credit points)

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Why study Design and Manufacture?

This course allows you to explore the multi-faceted world of product design and manufacturing. Creativity is at the heart of this course and its combination with technology makes it exciting and dynamic.

Design and Manufacture provides you with skills in designing and communicating design proposals, allowing you to refine and resolve your design ideas effectively. The course stresses the integration of designing and making, highlighting the close relationship between designing, making, testing, and refining design ideas.

The skills you learn in this course give you a broad range of potential for jobs or careers; in the expressive arts, mathematics, science, information technology, as well as in craft, design, engineering and graphics.

What do I need to get in?

This is at the discretion of the school/college but you would normally be expected to have attained one of the following:

What will I study?

The course comprises two areas of study.

Design

You will:

Manufacture

You will:

How will I be assessed?

Course assessment

The course assessment consists of two components totalling 200 marks:

For the project you will be asked to develop a solution to a complex design and manufacture task.

Both the question paper and the assignment are set and externally marked by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA).

The grade awarded is based on the total marks achieved across course assessment.

The course assessment is graded A-D.

Study Materials

SQA Past Papers Design and Manufacture Advanced Higher
SQA Specimen Design and Manufacture Advanced Higher Question Paper

What can I go on to next?

Further study, training or employment in:

Which jobs are related to this subject?