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Computer Science A Level

Information and Communication Technology

Information and Communication Technology
Information and Communication Technology

What will you be working towards?

Code 5884/011
Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time

Overview

A level Computer Science is a fantastic opportunity to develop your skills in programming and your understanding of the way computer technology impacts every aspect of our lives. You will have many opportunities to write code throughout the whole course and by the end of two years you will have gained a high level of proficiency in C# which is a very commercially viable programming language that really enhances your ability as a programmer. The theory aspect of the course covers everything from the way computers process data at a binary and register level through to the impact that big data can have on our lives.

How will it be delivered?

The course is assessed through a mixture of written exams and practical work including the second year personal project.

Entry requirements

You will need at least GCSE Maths grade B/6.

Your next steps...

This course can provide a pathway to a degree in Computing, Forensic Computing, Programming, or Software Engineering. It can also lead to a foundation degree in Games Development at Sussex Downs College. Alternatively it may lead to an apprenticeship or employment in IT and computing.

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