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ICT A-Level at Sunderland College

Course description

If you enjoy the capacity to think creatively, innovatively, analytically, logically and critically and have the skills to work collaboratively while developing an awareness of the economic, social and ethical implications of the use of ICT with an awareness of emerging technologies and an appreciation of the potential impact these may have on individuals, organisations and society then this course is for you.

Course content

During this course you will learn the following units:

  • Practical problem solving in the digital world
  • Living in the digital world
  • The use of ICT in the digital world
  • Practical issues involved in the use if ICT in the digital world

Entry requirements

You’ll need to have five GCSEs at grade C or above including English.


You’ll be taught using a range of teaching techniques including lectures, web 2.0 tools, group work, quizzes and collaboration via the latest technologies. You will complete projects set with an employer focus and gain valuable experience through realistic working environments.

Future opportunities

This qualification is designed to allow you to progress to higher education at Sunderland College and university and provide you with the knowledge, skills and understanding of the effect of information and communication technology on society and organizations in today’s digital age.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Sunderland College directly.

Last updated date: 28 January 2016
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    • St Peter’s Campus is our most recent development situated on the banks of the River Wear near the University of Sunderland’s main St Peter’s campus. It provides advanced facilities and resources for our 16 to 19 year old academic and vocational students.

      Designed to improve the learning experience it features fully equipped modern classrooms, a river side refectory and patio, open access IT areas, a large open plan Learning Centre and purpose built science laboratories.