International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE)


IGCSE at a Glance


Hardware
Software
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General Theory
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BIG Ideas

TOK
1.1 Reliability & integrity
1.2 Security
1.3 Privacy & anonymity
1.4 Intellectual property
1.5 Authenticity
1.6 Digital divide and equality of access
1.7 Surveillance
1.8 Globalization & cultural diversity
1.9 Policies
1.10 Standards
1.11 People & machines
1.12 Digital citizenship
1.13 Additional social/ethical topics
Business & employment.
2.1 Traditional businesses
2.1 Online businesses (e-commerce)
2.1 Transportation

Education & training
2.2 Distance learning over large areas
2.2 Use of IT in teaching and learning
2.2 Hardware and network technologies in the classroom
2.2 Provision for special needs
2.2 School administration

Environment
2.3 Modelling and simulations
2.3 Data logging
2.3 Satellite communication
2.3 Mapping, virtual globes
2.3 E-waste
2.3 Resource Depletion

Health
2.4 Diagnostic and therapeutic tools
2.4 Medical information, administration, marketing and sales
2.4 Medical research
2.4 Psychological and physical considerations

Home & leisure
2.5 Homes and home networks
2.5 Digital entertainment
2.5 Social networking
2.5 Published and broadcast information
2.5 Digital policing
2.5 Hardware, software and networks

Politics & government
2.6 Political processes
2.6 Government information sites
2.6 Access to and updating of personal information held on government databases
2.6 Government control and use of information
2.6 Law and order
2.6 Military