Information Technology (Extended Certificate)

Extended Certificate (Level 3)

Overview

This course can be taken alongside A Levels as one of your chosen subjects.

Information Technology (IT) involves the use of computers in industry, commerce, the arts and elsewhere. IT includes aspects of IT systems architecture, human factors, project management and the general ability to use computers. Increasingly businesses are implementing IT strategies to manage and process data both to support many business processes and to deliver new opportunities.  It is a high growth area of the service sector. 

It is designed for students interested in the study of creating IT systems to manage and share information, alongside other fields of study, with a view to progressing to a wide range of higher education courses, but not necessarily in IT.

 

Assessment:

Coursework (30%) Exam (70%)

Duration: 2 years
Entry requirements:

Standard entry requirements.

Exam board: Edexcel
Costs:

£30 for textbooks.

Programme leader:

Victoria Kinghorn

Course structure

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