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A Level Computer Science

Information and Communication Technology

Information and Communication Technology
Information and Communication Technology
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Code 5
Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time

Overview

A-Level Computer Science prepares students for learning, working and living in an increasingly digital world. It develops creativity, logical thinking, problem solving, independent learning and self-evaluation and teaches computing which is of enormous importance to the economy and focuses on computer technologies that are relevant in the modern world.

Computer Science students must have an interest in programming and be willing to research related topics in their own time. Students will be required to use logic to solve problems, so an interest in problem solving is also beneficial.

A-Level Computer Science complements A-Level Physics and Maths.

Exam Board: AQA

Details

A-Level Computer Science prepares students for learning, working and living in an increasingly digital world. It develops creativity, logical thinking, problem solving, independent learning and self-evaluation and teaches computing which is of enormous importance to the economy. It focuses on computer technologies that are relevant in the modern world.         

 

How will it be delivered?

A-Level Computer Science is a linear A-Level and all examinations are taken at the end of the course.

Paper 1 – Written examination 2 hours 30 minutes  (40%)

Paper 2 – Written examination 2 hours 30 minutes  (40%)

Non examination assessment – Practical project (20%)

Entry requirements

Minimum grade 6 in Mathematics and grade 5 in English 

 

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