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A-Level ICT at UTC@harbourside

Course description

This qualification has been designed so that you will learn knowledge and understanding of:

  • The characteristics of data and information, and the need for their organisation and manipulation to facilitate effective use
  • The use of ICT for a range of purposes
  • The influence of social, cultural, legal, technical, ethical, economic and environmental considerations on the use of ICT
  • The consequences of using ICT for individuals, organisations and society
  • The components, characteristics and functions of CIT systems (including hardware, software and communication) which allow effective solutions to be achieved
  • The systematic development of high quality ICT related solutions to problems
  • Emerging technologies and their implications for future use of ICT

Course content

You will study topics such as:

  • Data, information and knowledge
  • Quality of information
  • Validation and verification
  • Capabilities and limitations of ICT
  • Presenting Information
  • Human Computer Interface (HCI)
  • Database Systems

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 13 November 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September

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