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ICT A LEVEL at Queensmead School

Course description

In Year 12 two units studied are complementary and are concerned with applying ICT to solve problems, whilst studying the opportunities presented by as well as the effects of using ICT in the world today. Candidates will have the opportunity to use ICT to create solutions to solve problems. In the second year, the focus turns to ICT systems used in larger companies, considering their design and implementation.

Course content

INFO 1 (Year 12) Practical Problem Solving in the Digital World Written paper (1½ hours)

INFO 2 (Year 12) Living in the Digital World Written paper (1½ hours)

INFO 3 (Year 13) The Use of ICT in the Digital World Written paper (2 hours)

INFO 4 (Year 13) Practical Issues Involved in the Use of ICT in the Digital World Coursework

Entry requirements

The Year 12 Course in ICT requires previous experience of GCSE ICT or Computing. The candidate should have achieved at least a B grade in ICT or Computing

Future opportunities

Studying the ICT A Level leads to exciting prospects, either at University or in the ICT industry. The course provides a thorough grounding in concepts associated with the use of ICT in the 21st century, as well as acquiring skills favored by industry, such as cooperative working and project management. These practical skills can then be developed in areas of ICT that are of interest.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 06 May 2015

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