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ICT GCE AS Level (Marple Campus) at Cheadle & Marple Sixth Form College

Course description

ICT is a crucial tool which is used globally and this course will help you to develop research skills in this important subject. You explore the way in which information is used and controlled and assess the impact of technology in a range of real life situations. Your knowledge will increase through the planning, implementation and monitoring of the use of ICT. The course will help you to develop research skills in ICT. ICT is a crucial tool which is used globally. Your knowledge will increase through the planning, implementation and monitoring of its use.

Course content

AS Level (year one)

Unit IT1 - Information Systems

This module will provide students with the opportunity to acquire knowledge of information systems through practical experience, in using applications software in a structured way, to underpin theoretical understanding.

Unit IT2 - Presenting Information

This module requires candidates to use ICT hardware and software applications to solve a problem in three separate tasks; (i) a document such as a leaflet or magazine, (ii) a document containing automated routines, such as a mail merged letter, (iii) a presentation to an audience, such as a web page or slide presentation.

Entry requirements

There is no need to have studied ICT at school; although, a grade C in English Language is required.

Assessment

Assessment will be based on coursework (45%) and examinations (55%). All students will be assessed throughout the course, using homeworks, theory tests and practically based assessment.

Further information

• Coursework produced by our students has been used as exemplar materials in the national award of grades meeting. • Committed and supportive tutors. • 1:1 support available outside of timetabled lessons.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year

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