COMPUTER SCIENCE (A LEVEL)
This course will provide students with the opportunity to develop their logical thinking and apply these skills to solving problems through the use of computer programming.
COURSE STRUCTURE AND ASSESSMENT
This A level provides an excellent foundation for anyone wishing to pursue further studies or a career involving the use of ICT. In addition to degrees in Computer Science, courses are also available in software engineering, web design and game design. Nationally there is a serious shortage of IT professionals, and as such a wide range of career opportunities follow on from any of these degrees.
To study A level Computer Science you should have gained a minimum of grade B in GCSE Computer Science and grade 6 in GCSE Mathematics. If you have not been examined in Computer Science at GCSE then you will need to demonstrate that you have a good level of Computer Science skills, including the ability to write programs in a text based language and a strong interest in the subject.