A-level in Computer Science

Top 2 A-levels in Computer Science 2018

Computer Science

There are several fields that make up the broader field of computer science. One of these fields is the computational complexity theory, which can be very abstract. Other fields, such as computer graphics, deal more with concrete and hands-on visuals.  

 

A-level in Computer Science

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Computer Science A Level

Worthing College
Campus 2 years August 2018 United Kingdom Worthing

Computer Science is the study of problem-solving and computational thinking. Our modern world is dominated by technology, but computer scientists are more than just hi-tech consumers, they are the people who make it happen and shape our future. [+]

When do I start studying for this qualification?

September 2018.

For how long will I study?

For two years.

What is this course about?

Computer Science is the study of problem-solving and computational thinking. Our modern world is dominated by technology, but computer scientists are more than just hi-tech consumers, they are the people who make it happen and shape our future. Students will learn practical programming skills, how computers actually work and the theory that binds it all together. Students will be encouraged to think logically and to seek creative solutions to real-world problems.

What topics will I study? Fundamentals of programming. Fundamentals of data structures. Fundamentals of Algorithms. Theory of computation. Fundamentals of data representation. Fundamentals of computer systems. Fundamentals of computer organisation and architecture. Consequences of uses of computing. Fundamentals of communication and networking. Fundamentals of databases. Big Data. Fundamentals of functional programming. A systematic approach to problem-solving. Non-exam assessment - the computing practical project. How will my work be assessed? ... [-]

Computer Science, A Level

Richard Huish College
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 United Kingdom Taunton

Computing aims to give you an introduction to the fundamentals of computing and has a strong practical programming element. It is taught in a specialist computing room using Visual Studio 2008. [+]

Computer Science

A Level Full-time Examining Board: AQA

Computing aims to give you an introduction to the fundamentals of computing and has a strong practical programming element. It is taught in a specialist computing room using Visual Studio 2008. If you plan to become a computing professional you are advised to continue your studies to university level.

This A Level course is only offered as a two year programme.

You may have studied computing related IT courses at school but these are not a requirement for entry to this course. You should already have an interest in all things to do with computing and this course will extend your skills into programming and the extended skills including how a computer works.... [-]