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ICT at Swanwick Hall School

Course description

INTRODUCTION

This specification encourages candidates to become discerning users of ICT, developing a broad range of ICT skills and knowledge and understanding of ICT. This should form a basis for progression into further learning, including progression from AS to A2, and/or employment. Specifically, it encourages candidates to develop:  the capacity for thinking creatively, innovatively, analytically, logically and critically;  the skills to work collaboratively;  the ability to apply skills, knowledge and understanding of ICT in a range of contexts to solve problems;  an understanding of the consequences of using ICT on individuals, organisations and society and of social, legal, ethical and other considerations on the use of ICT;  an awareness of emerging technologies and an appreciation of the potential impact these may have on individuals, organisations and society.

COURSE STRUCTURE -AS LEVEL

4.1 Information Systems 4.2 Presenting Information

COURSE STRUCTURE - A2 LEVEL

4.3 Use and Impact of ICT 4.4 Relational Databases

Entry requirements

In order to access this course students must have achieved a minimum of A* - C in 5 different subjects including English and Maths at GCSE Level.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 02 July 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years

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