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Information and Communication Technology at Beverley Grammar School

Course description

Year 12 AS Level

Unit 1: Practical Problem Solving in the Digital World
This unit should 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 will be able to apply the skills, knowledge and understanding gained from this practical work to the solution of problems.

Unit 2: Living in the Digital World
This unit is designed to give students the wider picture of the use of ICT and to enable the understanding of basic terms and concepts involved in the study of the subject.

Year 13 A2 Level

Unit 3: The Use of ICT in the Digital World
This unit looks at the fast changing subject of ICT, including developments in technology and ICT system capabilities, and how this might affect the world that makes use of ICT. The content looks at the management of ICT and its use within organisations. A range of organisations will be studied, including charities, clubs and societies, small, medium and large businesses, both national and multi-national public and private organisations.

Unit 4: Coursework: Practical Issues Involved in the Use of ICT in the Digital World
This unit provides students with the opportunity to complete a substantial project involving the production of an ICT-related system over an extended period of time. The project should involve the students in the use of applications software for a variety of purposes and should also introduce them to the fundamentals of project management.

Entry requirements

You can check all entry requirements in the 'Entrance Policy'

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 20 May 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years