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ICT A/S at Queensbury School

Course description

This specification provides a suitable foundation for the study of ICT or a related area through a range of higher education courses (e.g. Information Technology, Information Systems, Business Computing) or direct entry into employment.  In addition, the specification provides a coherent, satisfying and worthwhile course of study for students who do not progress to further study in this subject.

Course content

Information Systems - Uses of ICT, Human Computer Interface, Social Issues, Health and Safety Issues, acceptable use of ICT and legislation.

Presenting Information Task - Coursework task where you will plan and create documents for a real organisation.

Entry requirements

A minimum of 5 GCSE's grades C or above are required including a C grade in English to follow a full A Level programme.  You need to have passed your ICT Option course at KS4 (CiDA/OCR Nationals Level 2) at Grade B or above, Merit at OCR National.


One exam and one coursework unit.

Future opportunities

Progression Routes

Higher Education Courses - Information Technology, Information Systems, Business Computing, Multimedia, Games Design

Career Options - Network support, Helpdesk, E-Commerce, Internet Security, Network Management, Information Systems, Communications, Game Design, Multimedia Products, Broadcasting.

Further information

Please contact Mr Sheeran for further information.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September