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Information Technology (BTEC Diploma Double Award) at Roundhay School All through education from 4 to 18

Course description

The qualifications aim to develop your students’ knowledge, understanding and skills of the principles of IT and Global Information Systems. Your students will gain an insight into the IT sector as they investigate the pace of technological change, IT infrastructure, and the flow of information on a global scale, and the importance of legal and security considerations. A total of five units over the two years will be studied for the Introductory Diploma (1 A Level Equivalent) or eleven units for the Diploma (2 A Level Equivalent).

Course content

Fundamentals in IT

Global Information

Cyber Security (Diploma only)

Plus 3 / 8 optional units (see OCR website for details)

Entry requirements

General Entry Requirements

Students must achieve a minimum of 5 subjects at GCSE grades 4 or above - please see the prospectus for further subject specific entry requirements



Units 1,2 and 3 are written exams, all other units are internally assessed via coursework assignments

Subsidiary Diploma – 6 Units

Diploma – 12 Units

Further information

Please contact Mr Wilks

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Roundhay School All through education from 4 to 18 directly.

Last updated date: 25 September 2018
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years

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