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AP Computer Science A *FEES PAYABLE* at SABIS International School UK

Course description

Students will have an opportunity to learn all of the below topics:* Object-Oriented Program Design* Program Implementation* Program Analysis* Standard Data Structures* Standard Algorithms* Computing in World ContextWhat makes this course interesting?* Learn to design and implement computer programs that solve problems relevant to today’s society, including art, media, and engineering* Learn to apply programming tools and solve complex problems through hands-on experiences and examplesThe AP Computer Science A course is an introductory course in computer science. Because the design and implementation of computer programs to solve problems involve skills that are fundamental to the study of computer science, a large part of the course is built around the development of computer programs that correctly solve a given problem. At the same time, the design and implementation of computer programs is used as a context for introducing other important aspects of computer science, including the development and analysis of algorithms, the development and use of fundamental data structures, the study of standard algorithms and typical applications, and the use of logic and formal methods.

Course content

The necessary prerequisites for entering the AP Computer Science A course include knowledge of basic algebra and experience in problem solving. A student in the AP Computer Science A course should be comfortable with functions and the concepts found in the uses of functional notation.

Further information

SABIS International School UK (SIS-UK) is an independent, co-educational, day and boarding school situated in 148 acres of pristine British countryside. With educational roots in the 19th century and a vision for the 21st, SIS-UK strives to help all students achieve their full potential by preparing them to excel in university and beyond as well as equipping them with the ability and desire for lifelong learning. In addition, SIS-UK aims to develop students’ civic, ethical and moral values in a culturally diverse, fully inclusive and truly international environment.Through SIS-UK and its implementation of the dynamic SABIS® Educational System, students develop into individuals who acquire the knowledge and skills which enable them to achieve success in a changing world.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact SABIS International School UK directly.

Last updated date: 14 May 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Course code: 2 Years