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ICT - GCE Applied in ICT (Single Award) at Moseley School and Sixth Form

Course description

General Information

The WJEC GCE in Applied ICT has been written so as to offer students a highly contemporary experience in ICT. It seeks to provide innovation in its delivery and promotes student creativity through the paperless scheme of assessment. Real world problems require real world solutions, solutions that acknowledge the multi-faceted nature of ICT in society today.

Aims

Encouraging learners to acquire the following range of skills through the study of realistic contexts:

·         Practical skills: personal organisation and time management skills

·         Presentational skills: reports and oral presentation

·         Personal skills: initiative and creativity

·         Interpersonal skills: team working, discussing issues or problems, leading a      team

·         Cognitive skills: investigation and research, decision making and project planning

Course content

Course Outline

 

The qualification has an AS/A2 structure. Students can study the following:

·      Single Award AS GCE (2 units)

·      Single Award Advanced GCE (4 units)

AS Level

The AS qualification has a broad appeal and develops students’ communication and decision-making skills. These are harnessed to build and maintain an e-portfolio as a showcase for their achievements. The skills acquired through study for the AS level in Applied ICT will support further study in any subject area.

A2 Level

The A2 qualification allows students to extend their knowledge and skills as ICT end users. The course involves real projects which students have to manage, design, develop and implement.

 

Entry requirements

ICT GCSE grade C or above/ BTEC merit or above. Plus GCSE Maths and GCSE English at grade C or above.

Assessment

Year 12

Summary of Assessment Scheme

AS GCE - Single Award Units

Assessment

AICT 1 - eBusiness

Practical Assessment / Examination

AICT 2 -  eSkills

Internal Assignment

 

Year 13

Advanced GCE - Single Award Units

Assessment

AICT 5 - eProject

External Controlled Assignment

AICT 6 - eStudio

Internal Assignment

 

Financial information

For further information, please contact the course co-ordinator above.

Future opportunities

Careers and Higher Education Opportunities

Students who successfully complete the qualification will be well equipped to move onto degrees, BTEC Higher National Diplomas and employment in related subjects such as ICT, Computer Science, Information Systems, Multimedia, Software Engineering, Computer Networking, e-Business and Information Managem

Further information

Extra-curricular enrichment opportunities

Regular support sessions will be available at lunchtimes, after school and break times throughout the course to help students with homework, projects and exam preparation.

 

 

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Moseley School and Sixth Form directly.

Last updated date: 17 May 2016
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