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ICT - Level 3 Diploma at King's Oak Academy

Course description

IT is at the heart of everyday life, at home, work and in our leisure time. Cambridge Technicals are designed to give you a work focused alternative to A Levels.

Course content

Year 1

Communication and employability skills in IT: This unit will allow you to understand what an employer expects of an individual and how to communicate effectively. 
Information Systems:
 This unit will allow you to have a greater understanding of how organisations use IT systems to improve the functionality of the business. 
Computer game design: In this unit you will explore the nature of the games industry and elements that make up a game concept.

Year 2

Computer game platforms and technologies: This unit will provide you with an understanding of computer game hardware and software technologies. 
Digital Graphics for interactive Media: This unit will teach you the skills required to design and create graphics.
Understanding Social Media for business: This unit aims to give you an understanding of what social media is, the scope and impact it has and the opportunities these platforms provide for businesses.


Entry requirements

Previous qualification in IT helpful but not necessary.


100 % Coursework. 
Internally marked Externally moderated

Future opportunities


University degrees such as Ba(Hons) Games Design; BSc in Information Systems and Management.


Games designer; information systems management in a software company; IT management.


How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact King's Oak Academy directly.

Last updated date: 08 June 2015

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