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Information and Creative Technology BTEC Level 2 Award at Coulsdon Sixth Form College

Course description

This course is intended for students who are interested in developing a career in IT. It has a strong emphasis on web design, mobile apps development, software development and animation techniques. The majority of the course is assessed  by coursework assignments.  In addition, there are two externally assessed units.

What goes well with this course?

BTEC IT courses go well with Mathematics, Media, Business, Science and Design courses.

Course content

Students learn to use a number of industry standard software packages such as Adobe CS5 to design and develop a website and animation.

This is a hands on practical subject that allows students to develop their design and software engineering skills.

Entry requirements

Two 2 and three 3 grades at GCSE including English and Mathematics minimum Grade 2 or equivalent qualifications (a Pass or higher at BTEC Level 2 is accepted as part of the GCSE Grades).

Assessment

This course is assessed through 75% internal assessment of coursework and 25% external exam.

Future opportunities

This qualification shows that students can apply concepts and interpret practical situations. It will provide them with a strong grounding for further study at Coulsdon Sixth Form College in BTEC Level 3 Certificate, Subsidiary, Diploma or Extended Diploma.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Coulsdon Sixth Form College directly.

Last updated date: 12 October 2017
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