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Information and Communication Technology A Level at Malbank School and Sixth form College

Course description

This course is popular and successful, with results regularly being the best in Cheshire. In the recent past we have also had national recognition for our high achievement with awards such as "the best A Level results" for a Non-selective State School. ICT has becoming an increasingly important part of our world; individuals, businesses, schools and hospitals, all require the management and support of ICT systems in order to function on a daily basis. During your studies, you will learn how to utilise ICT systems personally and in the workplace, by defining the information needs of users through to developing solutions for business needs.

Course content

AS

  • Unit 1: Information Systems - 
2 Hour 15 Minute Written Paper
  • Unit 2: Presenting Information Task - 
Coursework Project

A2

  • Unit 3: Use and Impact of ICT - 2 Hour 30 Minute Written Paper
  • Unit 4: Relational Database Project - Coursework Project

Entry requirements

Five or more A*-C grades at GCSE including English Language. It is not essential to have a GCSE in ICT to undertake this course.

Future opportunities

ICT is regarded as a useful qualification to support your entrance onto any degree programme or higher education course. Courses that relate specifically to the skills acquired on the ICT A Level would include Network Engineering, Web Technology, Artificial Intelligence and Business Information Systems. You could take your practical skills into almost any industry sector as a technical consultant, systems administrator, operations support or ICT manager to name just a few. As a certain level of computer use is expected in modern society your advanced skills would be highly desirable in many other areas of employment.

Further information

What Extra Opportunities are available?

Through educational social networking, relationships are developing with similar colleges in a number of other countries.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Malbank School and Sixth form College directly.

Last updated date: 16 August 2016

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