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Information Communciation Technology A Level at Greenford High School

Course description

The course is based on 4 units;

The first unit provide students with the opportunity to develop their knowledge and understanding of the development of ICT systems throughpractical experience in using a range of applications software in a structured way.

The second unit is designed to give students the wider picture of the use of ICT and to enable the understanding of basic terms and concepts involved in the study of the subject.

The third unit is designed to address issues associated with the management of ICT and its use within organisations.

The final unit provides students with the opportunity to complete a substantial project, involving the production of an ICT-related system over an extended period of time.


Course content

The course aims to develop and prepare students for a technological world and offers to enhance:

problem-solving and interpersonal skills as well as the ability to analyse, appraise and make critical judgements.

Students will learn about of the nature of information technology and its role in management, the implication of applications and information systems and an understanding of the role of people, technology and systems in organisations.

Assessment is by externally set examinations and coursework.

Entry requirements

B at GCSE English Language/Maths essential

Future opportunities

Degree courses including Computing, Information Systems, Software or follow a career in the Computing industry as trainee systems analysts, software consultants etc. However this course is of enormous benefit to all students who wish to enter a career involving business, technology or management.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Greenford High School directly.

Last updated date: 02 September 2016
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