A-Levels: ICT - Applied

In Grays

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  • Typology

    A Level

  • Location

    Grays

  • Duration

    2 Years

Description

All students will study a unit that is exam based. The other units are assessed through practical portfolio work. Single. students will study three units per year whereas Double students will study six units per year. You will study units covering the following ICT areas: First year units for both Single and Double students are: '¢ using ICT to communicate. ICT solutions (data analysis). '¢.

Important information

Government funding available

Facilities

Location

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Grays (Essex)
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Palmer'S College Chadwell Road Grays Essex Rm17 5td, RM17 5TD

Starts

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To take into account

You will need a grade C in GCSE English Language as there is also a lot of written work that is required to support your technical evidence. As well as a genuine interest in IT and a willingness to develop not only your IT skills but also your planning and work management skills. You can choose to study Applied ICT as either a Single Award (one A-level) or a Double Award (two A-levels). Be...

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Course programme



PLEASE NOTE: THIS COURSE CANNOT BE TAKEN ALONGSIDE COMPUTING

Why study Applied Information & Communication Technology (ICT)?

Students who wish to develop their skills across a wide variety of ICT areas will enjoy and benefit from this course.
Opportunities will be available to work with a variety of up-to-date software to develop systems based on your own
design. You will experience the satisfaction of independent study and team work strengthened by teacher and peer
support in a friendly and encouraging environment.

What do I study?
All students will study a unit that is exam based. The other units are assessed through practical portfolio work. Single
students will study three units per year whereas Double students will study six units per year.
You will study units covering the following ICT areas:
First year units for both Single and Double students are:
using ICT to communicate
ICT solutions (data analysis)
how organisations use ICT (exam)
Double students also study:
PC setup and configuration
software development
introduction to programming
Second year units for both Single and Double students are:
website design
working to a brief
multimedia systems design
Double students also study:
advanced programming (game design)
ICT solutions for people with individual needs
networking (exam)

Where does Applied Information & Communication Technology take me?
Applied ICT leads on to degree courses in Multimedia, Computing, Interactive Media, Games Design, Web Design,
3D Graphics and Animation. You can move into jobs requiring high level IT skills but it is also a good grounding for
any work where ICT plays an important role.

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