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Information and Communication Technology AS level at Nower Hill High School

Course description

You will learn to use computer software, such as Excel for spreadsheets and Access for databases. You will also have an opportunity to create a system for a user, to develop your ability to analyse, appraise and make critical judgements about the use of ICT.

You will learn about the role of ICT in management and dissemination of information and develop an awareness of the economic, social and ethical implications of the use of ICT systems.

Course content

  • INFO 1: Practical problem solving in the digital world
  • INFO 2: Living in the digital world

Entry requirements

You are not required to have studied ICT in advance, but if you studied ICT or Computing as a GCSE subject, you must have achieved Grade C or above.

Assessment

Written examinations 80% and coursework 20%.

Future opportunities

This course provides a suitable qualification to progress on to university or full time employment. It leads to career opportunities within a wide variety of Information Communication Technology fields including project management, applications and systems analysis.

Further information

What Equipment or materials will I need?

Standard stationery and writing materials, plus storage facility eg. CD.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 26 September 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year

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