Computing - IT KS5 | Rainhill High School

Computing - IT KS5

This course provides an opportunity for students to gain broad knowledge and understanding of the information technology sector. They will develop a wide-ranging understanding of hardware, cybersecurity, networking and emerging technologies. This hands-on course will introduce students to a variety of subjects that will allow them to understand how IT is used in industry. They will learn about cutting edge technology and hypothesise where this will go in the future.

Students will study units such as:

  • IT fundamentals
  • Virtual and Augmented Reality
  • The Internet of Everything
  • Cyber security
  • Social Media Marketing


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Career Opportunities

The transferable skills that are developed in the study of digital media will allow access to a range of career opportunities. However, there are certain sectors that are particularly relevant:

  • Social Media Marketing
  • Digital Marketing
  • VR Design
  • Cyber Security
  • Systems Analyst