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ICT A Level at Sandhurst School

Course description

This exciting new course brings the study of ICT up to date for the 21st century. It has the backing of a range of industries, higher education and the National Computing Centre.

The key points of the course are that: it allows greater opportunities for practical work than previous specifications; practical work can be carried out using a wide range of software and hardware; it allows for greater flexibility in modes of delivery.

Practical skills include spreadsheet programming, relational database management, word processing, DTP and presentation software. Theory topics cover using IT in the real world and more engineering based topics such as network design and configuration.

Course content

  • Info1 Practical Problem Solving in the Digital World.
  • Info2 Living in the Digital World
  • Info3 The Use of ICT in the Digital World
  • Info4 Coursework: Practical Issues Involved in the use of ICT in the Digital World

Entry requirements

Pathway One entry requirements and a grade 5 in GCSE ICT.

Future opportunities

The course prepares students for a range of practical and theoretical courses in ICT/Computing at Higher Education. It will also aid students applying for a wide range of jobs which require understanding and experience of ICT.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Sandhurst School directly.

Last updated date: 02 November 2017

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years