Computer Science

Course Type: GCE Advanced Level

Department: Computer Science

Why Should I Study This Course?

A Level Computer Science will provide you with the skills of problem solving and programming which are becoming an ever increasingly important skill set in today's modern world.

What Would I Study?

The Computer Science A Level Course will cover topics including:
- Computational Thinking
- Computer Systems
- Problem Solving
- Programming techniques
- Python, C++ & Java
- Legal, Ethical, Moral & Social Issues

How and When is it Assessed?

Assessment is at the end of Year 13.
There will be 2 external examinations which make up 80% of the final mark.
There will also be a practical programming project which will make up 20% of the final mark.

Where Can This Course Take me?

Computer Science can lead to a variety of further education and career opportunities including:
- Software application developer
- Computer systems engineer
- Database Administrator
- Web developer
- Computer systems analyst
- Network systems administrator
- Business intelligence analyst
- Computer programmer