ICT A Level at Cardinal Newman College
This is a subject to take if you enjoy using computers and are interested in how they affect society. You might be interested in how they are used in medicine, business and education. You might want to know how we define data, information and knowledge, and how we can try to make sure that the information we create is accurate, meaningful and helpful for decision making.
IT1: Information Systems, 30% written exam
IT2: Presenting Information, 20% coursework
IT3 Use and Impact of ICT, 30% written exam
IT4 Relational Databases, 20% courseworkThe First Year:
The course has practical and theoretical elements to it. You will develop a piece of coursework based around major office applications whist studying information systems. You will be examined at the end of the year in one modular exam.The Second Year:
The second year involves creating a database management system project and theory based on the use and impact of ICT. Previous projects have included booking systems and order processing systems. The theory element of the course considers topics such as management of change, networks and management information systems.
At least two Bs and three Cs at GCSE, including at least grade Cs in GCSE Maths and English Language.
Our learners go on to study a wide range of subjects such as business information technology, journalism, nursing, teaching, project management and business.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Cardinal Newman College directly.