Higher Design and Manufacture

Course Planner 2019-20

What the SQA say;

The main purpose of the course is to allow candidates to develop the skills and knowledge associated with designing and manufacturing.

Candidates study the lifecycle of products from their inception through design, manufacture, and use, including their disposal and/or re-use. It helps candidates to appreciate the impact commercial manufacture has on design and the need for balance and compromise when developing successful commercial products.

Candidates develop:

  • research skills
  • skills in designing products
  •  knowledge and understanding of materials and commercial manufacture
  •  knowledge and understanding of design factors
  •  an understanding of the impact of design and manufacturing technologies on society, the environment and the world of work

What the staff say;

Better than Chemistry.

What our pupils say;

We love it!

St Columba's High School Design & Technology Department

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