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ICT A level at St Robert of Newminster Roman Catholic School

Course description

If you have a desire to work in the ICT field then this may be the course for you.  The course provides a vocational perspective to ICT and employs an investigative and problem solving approach to the study of ICT.  It provides learners with a progression route to higher education and further training for employment.

Course content

AS Units:

Unit 1 Using ICT to Communicate (coursework)

Unit 2 How Organisations use ICT (examined)

Unit 3 ICT Solutions for individuals and society (coursework)

A2 Units:

Unit 8 Work to a Brief (coursework)

Unit 11 Publising (coursework)

Unit 13 Developing and creating websites (coursework)

Entry requirements

5 A* - C


Linear examination and production of coursework.

Further information

How will be taught?

The course allows many opportunities for practical work and for individual investigations.

What skills will I develop?

Students develop a wide range of skills required in ICT and apply these within work-related contexts. These include building an understanding of the main principles of solving problems using ICT and developing project management skills and understanding the need to work with others. You will learn to apply their knowledge and understanding of ICT and use skills (e.g. planning, research, evaluation, problem solving) in vocational contexts.


How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Robert of Newminster Roman Catholic School directly.

Last updated date: 24 November 2017
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