AS – 2 modules Information, Systems and Applications - Topics covered in this unit include:
Data, information, knowledge and processing, Software and hardware components of an information system, Characteristics of standard applications software and application areas, Spreadsheet concepts, Relational database concepts, Applications software used for presentation and communication of data - The role and impact of ICT – legal, moral and social issues.
Structured ICT Tasks Coursework - This unit gives you the opportunity to explore:
In today’s world, where ICT is constantly changing, individuals will increasingly need technological and information literacy skills.
A Level ICT will encourage you to become a discerning user of ICT. It allows you to develop a broad range of ICT skills, knowledge and understanding. There is emphasis on encouraging practical skills which will give learners the skills you will need to enter today’s business world.
This A level is an ideal foundation for you if you want to pursue ICT at degree level or as a career and is useful for many careers in the world of business. It will enable you to develop the essential skills needed to apply ICT to the real world, for example presentation and project management skills.
For full course specifications visit: http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/ict-and-computer-science
Mr Hilton Head of ICT