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A-Level Applied ICT at Westminster Kingsway College

Course description

New course for September
This course is for highly motivated students who want to develop the knowledge and skills needed to become a competent ICT user. This qualification is more practical than a traditional A Level and the skills acquired will support your further study in any subject area. You must be able to work independently and to meet deadlines.
This course is assessed through projects, assignments and practical exams. Most units are assessed by the College and moderated by the awarding body. Both the AS and A2 are assessed by means of coursework and exam.    
AS Applied ICT
King’s Cross Centre
1 year – Year 1
Level 3
What will I study?
In the first year of this course on the AS single award, you will study:
• The information age
• The digital worker
• The knowledge worker
• Using database software
• Using spreadsheet software
• Web development
A2 Applied ICT
King’s Cross Centre
1 year – Year 2
Level 3
What will I study?
In the second year of this course on the two year double award, you will study:
• Managing ICT projects
• Using multimedia software
• System design and installation
• Technical support
• Web management
• Web development
• Communication and networks

Entry requirements

General A-Level entry requirements - Three GCSEs at grade B or above plus two further GCSEs at grade C or above (or equivalent). At least four GCSEs must have been assessed through examination, including English Language and Maths.
What are the additional entry requirements for this course?
GCSE Maths at grade B or above plus 5 GCSEs at grade C or above and a good reference.
For entry to the second year of the A-Level, you will need:
AS Applied ICT at grade D or above, the entry requirements for the AS course and a good reference or recommendation from your Tutor.

Further information

'To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your Connexions Personal Adviser or school/college careers staff.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 06 March 2017
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