ICT Extended Diploma

In Year one 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
Pearson 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 the following two optional units in year one:

Unit 5: Data Modelling
Assessed by internal assignment.
Unit 6: Website Development
Assessed by internal assignment.
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 will study four optional units in year two:

Unit 7: Mobile Apps Development
Assessed by written assignments.
Unit 8: Computer Games Development
Assessed by written assignments.
Unit 10: Big Data and Business Analytics
Assessed by written assignments.
Unit 20: Enterprise in IT.
Assessed by written assignments.