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ICT AS / A2 at Christ The King College

Course description

The course has been developed for students who wish to progress to higher education or to the world of work, where understanding how ICT can be used in society and organisations, and the implications of its use, will be a valuable asset.
This course will provide students with the opportunity to develop their knowledge and understanding of the development of ICT systems through practical experience in using a range of applications software in a structured way. Students should then be able to apply the skills, knowledge and understanding gained from this practical work
to the solution of problems.

 

Course content

INFO1: Practical Problem Solving in the Digital World
INFO2: Living in the Digital World
INFO3: The Use of ICT in the Digital World
INFO4: Coursework: Practical Issues Involved in the Use of ICT in the Digital World

Entry requirements

Any student looking to study this qualification would ideally have attained GCSE in ICT or Computing at least grade C. We would also be looking for students who have attained at least 5 GCSE’s A*-C including English and Maths.

Assessment

AS Examinations:

Unit 1 – INFO1 - 50% of AS, 25% of A Level 1 hour 30 minutes examination
Section A: short answer questions, Section B: structured questions
Unit 2 – INFO2 - 50% of AS, 25% of A Level 1 hour 30 minutes examination
Section A: short answer questions, Section B: structured questions
 
A2 Examinations:
 
Unit 3 – INFO3 - 30% of A Level 2 hour examination
Section A: structured questions based on prerelease material
Section B: questions requiring extended answers
Unit 4 – INFO4 - 20% of A Level Coursework project report
Students complete a project involving the production of an ICT related system over an extended period of time
 

Future opportunities

ICT knowledge supports all subjects, in every academic aspect. So your career opportunities are endless. You might be interested in Education, Teaching or IT Services.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Christ The King College directly.

Last updated date: 22 May 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years

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