ICT Applied

Course

In Brighton

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Description

  • Typology

    Course

  • Location

    Brighton

Description

This course goes beyond simply providing the basic skills for using computers and requires you to research the impact of technology on social, personal and professional life. Through a number of short projects and assignments you will investigate commercial and industrial ICT systems, a range of software options and the way ICT is used in organisations and electronic communications. Planning of.

Facilities

Location

Starts

Brighton (East Sussex)
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Surrenden Road, BN1 6WQ

Starts

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To take into account

National Award: 5 E Grades or higher at GCSE AS, A2: The entry requirements for this subject are as for all advanced courses, including grade C in English at GCSE. A grade C in ICT at GCSE is also preferred.

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Course programme


INFORMATION & COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY (APPLIED)
Level(s):National Award(equivalent to 1 A Level), AS, A2

FACTS
Courses available

National Award, AS, A2

Entry requirements

How the courses are assessed

National Award: 100% coursework
AS & A2: 33.3% exam, 66.6% coursework

Exam board

National Award: OCR AS, A2: Edexcel

Where does it lead?

National Award: Advanced level courses, a modern apprenticeship or employment AS & A2: A variety of degree courses or directly into employment.

Other information

Students will be expected to spend time out of lessons working on their portfolios. Although it is not essential to have a computer with internet connectivity at home students who do not have this facility will need to make full use of the college†s open access ICT room.
  • A level
  • OCR


National Award
This course is practical in nature with the emphasis on the production of a portfolio of evidence rather than an end of year exam. The course will suit either those wishing to go into employment after one year or those wishing to continue to study AS Information and Communication Technology.

AS, A2
This course goes beyond simply providing the basic skills for using computers and requires you to research the impact of technology on social, personal and professional life. Through a number of short projects and assignments you will investigate commercial and industrial ICT systems, a range of software options and the way ICT is used in organisations and electronic communications. Planning of work and effective time management are essential ingredients for success in these courses.

TOPICS COVERED
National Award
ICT Skills for Business \ Spreadsheet Design \ Database Design

AS Level
The Information Age \ The Digital Economy \ The Knowledge Worker

A2 Level
Using Database Software \ Managing ICT Projects \ Using Multimedia Software

ICT Applied

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