information technology

Sixth Form



In a world where Information Technology (IT) is constantly changing, individuals increasingly need technological and information literacy skills that include the ability to gather, process and manipulate data. This syllabus encourages learners to become effective and discerning users of Information Technology. It helps them to develop a broad range of IT skills, knowledge and understanding. Learners study the structure and use of IT systems within a wide range of organisations, including the use of a variety of computer networks. As a result, learners gain an understanding of IT system life cycles, and how these affect the workplace. They also learn about the wider impact of IT on society in general. At A Level, learners also study simple programming for the web relevant to their own use of IT.


Why is it a useful qualification?

A Level IT provides a suitable foundation for the study of a variety of technology related courses in higher education. Possible career paths include Cyber security analyst, Database administrator, Infor-mation systems manager, IT consultant, IT technical support officer, Systems analyst, Business analyst, Network engineer, IT sales professional and Web content manager.



Mr Iqbal Munshi

Head of Computer Science and ICT

Since graduating in 1996 Iqbal has worked in various schools in the UK and Dubai. Iqbal joined Jumeirah College in 2001. Making him one of the longest serving members of staff at Jumeirah College. Iqbal’s long standing commitment to Jumeirah College is something he takes great pride in.


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