Inspire and enthuse students to become technology savvy, producers of technology products and systems and not just consumers.
Give students the opportunity to gain a broad understanding and knowledge of the Information Technology sector and some aspects of the creative industries e.g. electronic publishing or multimedia production.
Exam Board: Edexcel
This qualification is designed for students who are interested in an introduction to 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, not necessarily in IT.
The subject is studied alongside other BTEC or A Level subjects.
Unit 1-3 Core Units:
Information Technology Systems, Creating systems to Manage Information and Using Social Media Business
5-6 Optional Units:
Data Modelling and Website Development
5 GCSEs with a mixture of 9-4 grades in at least four different subjects, including English Language and Mathematics.