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Information Technology at Ysgol Gyfun Dyffryn Teifi

Course description

The course follows on naturally from the GCSE course and aims to develop understanding of the practical applications of ICT, its role in the management, manipulation and dissemination of information and the economic, social and ethical implications of the use of information
technology systems.

Course content

ADVANCED SUBSIDIARY (A/S)
UNIT ICT1 60%
Written paper: Information Systems
UNIT ICT2 40%
Coursework: Presenting Information

Future opportunities

College and University – GNVQ ICT, B.TEC ICT, Degree: computer studies, computer science, information systems, software engineering.
Careers - Systems analyst/designer,
computer programmer, software engineer, ICT support staff,
computer vendors.

Further information

SUBJECT SKILLS
 an understanding of the social impact of ICT, the role of communications systems, computer crime and ICT within the legal framework.
 an understanding of the use of electronic and manual methods of capturing data, types and capabilities of hardware.
 application of skills to provide a solution to a task-related problem using generic software.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Ysgol Gyfun Dyffryn Teifi directly.

Last updated date: 31 July 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September

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