Course Content

Component 1: Fundamentals of IT

This is a core component as it provides a solid foundation in the fundamentals of hardware, networks, software, the ethical use of computers andhow business uses IT.

Component 2: Global Information

This unit helps develop an understanding of how organisations use information both internally and externally whilst gaining a deeper appreciation of the legislation impacting on this area.

Component 3: Cyber Security

Studying this unit provides the opportunity to gain knowledge and understanding of the range of threats, vulnerabilities and risks that impact on both individuals and organisations. Whilst studying for this unit students will learn about the solutions that can be used to prevent or deal with cyber security incidents resulting from these challenges.

Component 4: Internet of Everything

In this unit we investigate the way the internet is impacting on society and our everyday lives and devices we use.

Component 5: Product Development

Learn about different product design methodologies and the role of the product development life cycle. In addition, students will discover the factors that influence product developments.

1: Fundamentals of ITWritten exam1h 30m25%
2: Global InformationWritten exam1h 30m25%
3: Cyber SecurityWritten paper1h16.6%
4: Internet of EverythingPracticalN/A16.6%
5: Product DevelopmentPracticalN/A16.6%

Key Info

  • Start Date: September 2024
  • Awarding Body: OCR
  • Study Mode: Full Time
  • Course Length: 2 Years

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