IB Diploma Design and Technology

Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies

Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies
Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Code 111
Qualification Type International Baccalaureate Diploma
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


Whilst studying Design and Technology

Students develop:

  • an international approach and understanding of design through a mixture of theory and practical work.

  • skills in generating ideas and exploring possibilities and constraints to find solutions to real world problems.

  • a deep understanding that design is human-centred and focuses on the needs, wants and limitations of the end user and manufacturing techniques.

  • practical skills by undertaking a range of projects across a broad range of materials and manufacturing processes.

  • a genuine insight into how Design & Technology is currently one of the most rapidly developing industries and how it is essential to our economy.


Students study the following:
• Human factors and ergonomics • Resource management and sustainable production • Modelling • Raw materials to final product • Innovation and design • Classic designs

How will it be delivered?

External Assessment (60%): • Two (SL) or three (HL) written papers containing: multiple-choice, databased, short answer and extended response questions. Internal Assessment (40%): • Practical investigations, a group project and a student driven design and manufacture project

Entry requirements

Minimum 5 GCSEs 9-5 including English and Maths

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