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Applied ICT A Level at Kingsmead School

Course description

The Edexcel GCE in Applied ICT is a 'must-have' for every post-sixteen student. Highly motivating, it develops the knowledge and skills students need to be competent and informed ICT users and practitioners.

Why choose the Edexcel GCE in Applied ICT?

The Edexcel GCE in Applied ICT aims to produce effective, discerning ICT users who:

    • Can select and use appropriate ICT tools and techniques to help them carry out investigations, capture and handle data, solve problems, make decisions, and present and communicate information.
    • Are aware of the benefits and drawbacks of ICT and its impact on the way in which people live their lives.
    • Can plan and manage projects and work effectively with others.

The AS and A2 qualification has a broad appeal and develops students' communication and decision-making skills.These are harnessed to build and maintain an e-portfolio as a showcase for their achievements. The skills acquired through study for the AS level in Applied ICT will support further study in any subject area.

Future opportunities

The GCE in Applied ICT qualifies for UCAS points. It gives students a wide choice of progression options into further study, training, or relevant employment.  Students who successfully complete the qualification will be well equipped to move onto degrees and BTEC Higher National Diplomas in related subjects such as ICT, Computer Science, Information Systems, Multimedia, Software Engineering, Computer Networking, e-Business and Information Management.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 21 April 2017
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