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ICT AS A2 at The Rushden Community College

Course content

The course is as practical as possible with an emphasis on skill building in as many types of software applications as possible. This will include web design, desktop publishing, word processing and presentations. Coursework represents 40% of the total A Level marks and covers the use of spreadsheet and database software to an advanced skill level to make systems that solve practical problems. The coursework project is carried out in school over the whole year of AS, in the form of structured ICT tasks. At A2 students develop a full ICT system from identification through to design, implementation and produce relevant documentation for it. Coursework will be completed by the beginning of April each year.

Entry requirements

5 GCSE grades C or above, plus grade C or above in an ICT/Business subject.


One written paper and one coursework project per year. AS one year, A2 two years.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Rushden Community College directly.

Last updated date: 26 May 2015
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