What will be studied?
The course is divided into several components over 2 years:
- Computing Systems – processors, software and software development, exchanging data, data types/structures/algorithms, legal/moral/cultural/ethical issues
- Algorithms & Programming – computational thinking, problem solving and programming, algorithms to solve problems, standard algorithms
- Programming Project – An individual project including analysis, design, development and evaluation
How will I be assessed?
The A level comprises 2 written exams for the Computer Systems (40%) and Algorithms & Problem solving (40%) components, and finally a Programming Project assessment (20%).
This course is relevant for students who would like to study a computing related qualification at university. These could include: Computer Science; Software Engineering; Networking; Computer Gaming plus many more.
If you need any further information about studying A Level Computer Science, please contact:
Mr S Li – firstname.lastname@example.org