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Computing

AS/A Level Equivalent in ICT

DURATION

2 Years, 4 hours per week

Entry

Interview and 5 GCSEs (Grade Cor above) ;inc Bin GCSE IT or Merit in BTEC Level 2 IT/Dida

WHY STUDY ICT?

This specification provides a suitable foundation for the study of ICT or a related area through a range of higher education /vocational courses (e.g. Information Technology, Information Systems and Business Computing).

WHAT WILL I STUDY?

  • A combination of 6 units:
  • Communication & Employability.
  • Skills for IT Computer Systems.
  •  Information Systems.
  • Database Design.
  • Spreadsheet Modelling.
  • Communication Technologies.

ASSESSMENT

Assessment via coursework-generally 3-4 assignments per unit. Students may achieve pass, merit or distinction grades for each of the units.

PROGRESSION

The A Level equivalent in ICT provides a suitable foundation for the study of ICT or a related area through a range of higher education/ vocational courses (e.g. Information Technology, Information Systems, Business Computing) or direct entry into employment.

Course Length:

2 Years, 4 hours per week



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