Information Technology


Course Duration: 2 years Course Level: BTEC Level 3
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Why study IT?

  • I want to learn how to use a wide variety of software packages including graphics, sound & video editing, developing websites and multimedia and also to build and upgrade a computer system
  • I am interested in finding out about how IT influences the world around me
  • I like to learn in a practical way and prefer coursework to written exams.

What does the course consist of?

  • Information Technology Systems (Exam)
  • Creating Systems to Manage Information (Databases)
  • Using Social Media in Business Data Modelling (Spreadsheets).

How is this course assessed?

  • A controlled online assessment to be taken in the first year
  • One written exam to be taken in the second year
  • Continuous coursework assessment throughout both years.

What might this course lead on to?

  • Studying IT at University
  • Any career which requires advanced IT practical skills – Computer Games Programming, Website Design, IT Technician, Graphics or Multimedia Design.
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