Computer Science

A Level

This course is designed to introduce you to the principles of Computational Thinking and Software Engineering which help prepare you for a career in the Digital Age.

Overview

This course is designed to introduce you to the principles of Computational Thinking and Software Engineering which help prepare you for a career in the Digital Age.

Assessment:

Exam (80%) Coursework (20%) 

Duration: 2 years
Entry requirements:

Standard entry requirements, plus grade 6 in GCSE Mathematics and grade 4 in GCSE Enlish. GCSE grade 4 in Computing in lieu of GCSE 6 in Maths

Exam board: AQA
Costs:

£32.99 for textbooks.

Programme leader:

Victoria Kinghorn

Course structure

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Careers

There are a variety of options for students considering a career in computing including finance, public sector, telecommunications, business analyst, IT support, sales and more.

Higher education

A key subject for students planning to continue on to university to study subjects including computer science, software engineering, information systems, music technology, computer game design and programming, networking and electronics.

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