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Information Technology

Sixth Form Subjects

IT is at the heart of everyday life, at work, home and in our leisure time: from computer graphics and control systems, to communications and problem solving, IT has an ever-increasing role to play.

The Cambridge Technicals in IT draws this together through a wide range of units such as:

  • The Fundamentals of IT;
  • Cyber Security;
  • Global Information;
  • Product Development;
  • How the Internet has Developed.

It’s an ideal foundation for students entering the workplace. The Cambridge Technicals in IT provides students with a theoretical background reinforced with practical skills that transfer into the modern workplace.

Minimum Entry Requirements

Students must have achieved a minimum of Grade 4 or above in both English and Mathematics and Grade C (equivalent) in at least 3 other GCSE/Level 2 qualifications.

Subject Specific Requirements

No specific requirements.

What will I do?

Course modules over the two year course will include:

  • Game Design;
  • Website Design;
  • Computer Animation;
  • Computer Systems (Building Computers);
  • Information Systems;
  • Communication and Employability Skills

What careers would this be suitable for?

IT teaches you invaluable skills which are used in everyday life in practically every career imaginable. Students would be well equipped to work in Web Design or continue their studies further looking at Computer Gaming or Animation. Students could also use their skills in Business or in an office environment.

Where can I find out more?

Last updated on November 07, 2018