What will be studied?
This is an applied course that covers a range of IT related topics requiring excellent research and report writing skills. This course can be studied as a single A level equivalent (‘Introductory Diploma’) or 2 A level equivalent (‘Technical Diploma’) over 2 years. This determines whether 5 or 11 units are covered over the whole course.
The mandatory units include:
- Fundamentals of IT, Global Information, Virtual and Augmented reality, Cyber Security (additional unit for ‘Diploma’)
The optional units may include:
- Developing a Smarter Planet, Internet of Everything, Mobile Technology, Social Media & Digital Marketing, Product development, Project Management, Software
How will I be assessed?
The mandatory units Fundamentals of IT and Global Information will each be externally assessed with a 1.5 hour written paper. The Cyber Security unit is externally assessed with a 1 hour written paper.
The remaining units are internally assessed and then moderated externally.
This course is relevant for students who have a keen interest in IT or would like to study an IT related qualification at University. Note that there is no longer an A level ICT qualification available nationally.
If you need any further information about studying a Cambridge Technical Diploma in IT, please contact Mr S Li firstname.lastname@example.org