Information and Technology Systems – Exam Paper – % of marks
Creating Systems to Manage Information – Coursework – % of marks
Using Social Media in Business – Coursework – % of marks
Website Development – Coursework – % of marks
Unit 1: Information and Technology Systems
Learners study the fundamentals of IT systems to gain an in-depth understanding of a wide variety of topics including, digital devices, operating online, impact of IT systems and transmitting data. Students will complete a two hour written exam based assessment for this unit.
Unit 2: Creating Systems to Manage information
Learners study the design, creation, testing and evaluation of a relational database system to manage information. Students will be given a background and design brief for a business and develop a system to fit the requirements under controlled conditions.
Unit 3: Using Social Media in Business
Learners explore how businesses use social media to promote their products and services. Students will plan, prepare and implement social media activities for a given business and assess how successful the methods were in optimising the online presence of the business. This assessment will be set and marked internally.
Unit 4: Website Development
Learners study the design, creation and testing of a multimedia website. Students plan, prepare, develop and test a multimedia website for a given business or organisation. This assessment will be set and marked internally.