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Information and Communication Technology at Didcot Sixth Form College

Course description

AS Unit 1 Information, Systems and Applications

Unit 2 Structured ICT Tasks

A2 Unit 3 ICT systems, Applications and implications

Unit 4 ICT Project: CourseworkIn this course students receive an Introduction to ICT, how we use it and the implications of ICT for society. They study such topics as data information, knowledge and processing; software and hardware components of an information system; relational database systems; spreadsheet concepts; the moral and legal aspects of ICT in Society. In Unit 2: Learners explore to design and develop software.

At A2 units focus on ICT applications and the implications of their use. It requires students to use analysis and provide judgements. They also develop aand document a system using the system life cycle model.

Entry requirements

If you achieve at least 5 C grades or above or the equivalent youcould consider Advanced Level courses.However, for the majority of Level 3 subjects B grades at GCSEare required. Specific grade requrements for subjects are available from staff and will be discussed at interview .

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 20 May 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years