A Levels: Information Technology
Why study Information Technology?
This qualification is equivalent to an A Level. It is designed for learners who want to develop their knowledge and understanding of the principles of IT, global information systems and cyber security, and develop practical IT skills in a range of software applications.
This highly practical course will give you the IT skills businesses and employers are really looking for. It’s accepted by universities for entry onto all kinds of IT related courses, including information systems management, internet technology and teacher-training courses with IT as a specialist subject. For some students though it’s a passport to the world of work, where their skills help them secure excellent jobs in the IT industry, or in information-based careers like management, journalism and marketing.
What will I study?
How will I be assessed?
What are the entry requirements?
The entry requirements to an A Level and/or A Level Equivalent is five GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including English Language and Mathematics.
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Your destinations with this course
Students from this course can progress into the world of employment within the IT industry, but more commonly move on to university to study a related degree such as internet technology, geographical information systems, IT & society, ICT with Qualified Teacher Status (primary teaching), information systems management and IT organisations. Students also frequently combine IT with business or management in their degree course. Others use the expertise gained on the course in a variety of different professions, from management and journalism to computing and marketing.