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Information and Communication Technology at St Birinus School

Course description

AS

  • Unit 1 Information, Systems and Applications
  • Unit 2 Structured ICT Tasks

    A2

  • Unit 3 ICT systems, Applications and implications
  • Unit 4 ICT Project: Coursework

    In this course students receive an Introduction to ICT, how we use it and the implications of ICT for society. They study such topics as data information, knowledge and processing; software and hardware components of an information system; relational database systems; spreadsheet concepts; the moral and legal aspects of ICT in Society.

    In Unit 2: Learners explore to design and develop software. At A2 units focus on ICT applications and the implications of their use. It requires students to use analysis and provide judgements. They also develop aand document a system using the system life cycle model.

  • Entry requirements

    If you achieve at least 5 C grades or above or the equivalent youcould consider Advanced Level courses.

    However, for the majority of Level 3 subjects B grades at GCSEare required. Specific grade requrements for subjects are available from staff and will be discussed at interview .

    How to apply

    If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Birinus School directly.

    Last updated date: 09 June 2014

    Key information

    • Start date: Next September
    • Duration: 2 years

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