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ICT at The Elizabethan Academy

Course description

Course Content This course enhances your existing ICT skills, develops new ones and gives you an insight in to the way that organisations use ICT to support their business 3 Units at 'AS' level, including:

Unit 1 - Communication and employability skills for IT - Students will use a variety of communication skills and will have an understanding of the skills an employer wants and how to adapt the message to their audience.

Unit 2 - Information systems - The students will demonstrate the types of information held in the workplace, how it can be used to gain a competitive edge and how it must comply with legislation.

Unit 3 - Website production - A website can make or break a business; students will design, create and test a functioning website, including understanding architecture, design and security issues.

3 Units at 'A2' level, including:

Unit 6 - E-commerce - Most businesses also operate on the internet; this unit gives students the opportunity to create an e-commerce strategy and the knowledge that underpins it.

Unit 10 - Developing computer games - Students will gain an insight into the computer gaming industry as they understand the social impact of gaming and design, by developing and testing their own game.

Unit 18 - Interactive media authoring - Students will study the principles of interactive media before putting their creative skills to use by developing their own product.

Entry requirements

You will need at least 5 GCSEs at A* - C (including GCSE Mathematics and/or GCSE English Language). 'AS': At least grade C in GCSE English 'AS': Grade C in GCSE ICT or Merit in OCR Nationals

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Elizabethan Academy directly.

Last updated date: 27 May 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years