AS and A Level Design and Technology


The Contextual Challenges will be released on our secure website from the 1st June for AS Design & Technology courses. Please ask your Examinations Officer to set you up with a secondary account if you currently have no access.

Adaptations 2022

Find out more about Ofqual/DfE’s decisions about adaptations in summer 2022 here, and Ofqual’s decisions about non-exam assessment here.

We will provide advance information about the content of the summer 2022 exam(s) in this subject. DfE has confirmed that advance information will be provided by 7 February 2022 and that the information can be deployed at other points ahead of 7 February 2022 if required. At least a week's notice will be given if DfE decides that advance information will be released earlier than 7 February 2022.

Information about the adaptations for summer 2022 in this qualification can be found below.


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Design and technology is an inspiring, rigorous and practical subject. The Eduqas Design and Technology A Level encourages learners to use creativity and imagination when applying iterative design processes to develop and modify designs, and to design and make prototypes that solve real world problems, considering their own and others’ needs, wants, aspirations and values.

The A Level Design and Technology specification is designed to develop learners’ subject knowledge, including how a product can be developed through the stages of prototyping, realisation and commercial manufacture.

Assessment consists of both a designed and made project, and an examination in either fashion and textiles or product design.

We provide a range of digital resources for both learners and educators, including A Level Design and Technology past papers, digital teaching resources and training events. You can access these, along with the A Level Design and Technology specification, using the menu above.

Why choose Eduqas?

  • 2 areas of study: Fashion and Textiles and Product Design
  • Well thought through, logical specification

  • Good progression and flow to higher education

  • Maximum marks available for designing and making

  • 50% NEA; criteria are straightforward and easy to apply

  • Direct access to subject specialists

  • Unlimited access to free resources

  • Face-to-face professional learning training courses

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