Computer Science AS & A Level at Richard Huish College
This A Level course is only offered as a two year programme.
Computer Science is about understanding the mathematical, scientific and engineering principles underlying all the computer systems we use, from smartphones and the Internet to systems that can interpret natural language.
Here are some of the topic areas we cover:
- Programming skills using Visual Basic.NET
- Fundamentals of computer systems
- Theory of computation
- Data structures, algorithms and programming paradigms
- Communication and networking
- Databases and Big Data
Standard college entry requirements: 5 GCSEs at grade C or above, including Maths and English Language
Many of our students continue on to university to study Computer Science or related subjects such as Forensic Computing and Security and Games Technology.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Richard Huish College directly.