ICT Extended Diploma

In Year 1, you will study the following 4 mandatory units:

Unit 1: Information Technology Systems
Externally assessed through a 2 hour written examination set and marked by the exam board.
Unit 2: Creating Systems to Manage Information
Externally assessed through a task set and marked by the exam board over 10 hours in a one-week period.
Unit 3: Using Social Media in Business
Assessed by written assignments.
Unit 4: Programming
Assessed by written assignments.

You will study one of the following two optional units in year 1:

Unit 5: Data Modelling
Assessed by internal assignment.
Unit 6: Website Development
Assessed by internal assignment.

In Year 2, you will study the following 3 mandatory units:

Unit 9: I.T. Project Management                                                                                                                                                                                                                Assessed by written assignments.
Unit 11: Cyber Security and Incidence Management
Externally assessed by a task set over a 9 hour period and marked by the exam board.
Unit 14: IT Service delivery                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Externally assessed by a task set over an 11 hour period and marked by the exam board.

You also will study four optional units in Year 2