Welcome to the Engineering and Design Department
The Engineering and Design department at NUAST are committed to delivering a curriculum accessible to all which provides the broadest possible range of opportunities for students. One which will allow students to become self-motivated, creative and confident learners, who can work independently and as part of a team. We aim to ensure that learners develop technical and practical competencies as well as the wider skills valued by employers and further education. Our main priority is for students to be creative problem solvers who are not afraid of making mistakes.
To make engineering and the opportunities it brings accessible to all students studying at NUAST. Giving them a variety of options for Post 16.
To establish a safe learning environment which is conducive to learning, is stimulating, imaginative and relaxed where students feel supported and secure.
To link to many different curriculum areas in order to develop a set of transferable skills they can enjoy in school and use in their future working lives.
To enable students to combine their designing and making skills with knowledge and understanding, in order to design, make, analyse and evaluate products of high quality.
To value the work of all students, using assessment as a means to monitor student progress, provide information in relation to attainment on a national scale and to form a basis for individual action plans.
The Engineering department at NUAST are committed to delivering a curriculum accessible to all which provides the broadest possible range of opportunities for students. One which will allow students to become self-motivated, confident learners who are experts in Design and Technology. We aim to ensure that learners develop technical, practical and creative competencies through a knowledge based curriculum, as well as the wider Core Technology Skills valued by employers.
- Yr 8 Pewter Casting CAD
Designing for a client (18/01/2024)
- Yr9 Ardunio circuits
Our learners using programable components as part of the KS3 NUAST curriculum. (18/01/2024)
- Yr 8 Pewter casting - completed projects
Amazing opportunities for all our Yr8 Engineering students at NUAST (16/11/2023)
- Yr 8 Pewter casting
Amazing opportunities for all our Yr8 Engineering students at NUAST (06/11/2023)
- Yr12 putting the Lathe shop to good use.
Amazing opportunities for all our Engineering students at NUAST (18/10/2023)