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ICT A Level at Haberdashers' Aske's Hatcham College

Course description

This course uses a task driven approach to examine the effective use of information technology systems within industry, business and commerce. It requires problem solving, decision making and implementing solutions with understanding of the effects and limitations of Information Technology within society.

Course content

Topics covered in this unit are:

INFO1 and INFO2:

  • An ICT system and its components
  • Data and information
  • People and ICT systems
  • Transfer of data in ICT systems
  • Safety and security of data in ICT systems
  • Backup and recovery
  • What ICT can provide
  • Factors affecting the use of ICT
  • The consequences of the use of ICT

INFO3: THE USE OF ICT in the Digital World (2 hour written exam, 30%)

  • Future developments
  • Information and systems
  • Managing ICT
  • ICT strategy
  • ICT policies
  • Legislation
  • Developing ICT solutions
  • Development methods
  • Techniques and tools for systems development
  • Introducing large ICT systems into organisations
  • Training and supporting users
  • External and internal resources

INFO4: Practical issues involved in the use of ICT in the Digital World (COURSEWORK 20%)

  • Background and investigation
  • Analysis and deliverables
  • Design and planning for implementation
  • Evaluation of the implemented solution

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Haberdashers' Aske's Hatcham College directly.

Last updated date: 13 October 2016
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