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Computer Science CRE at Invictus Sixth Form

Course description

It is an exciting time to be a computer scientist! We are living in the midst of a revolution powered by computers. This revolution has invaded all aspects of society. It is a communication revolution, a transport revolution, a medical revolution, an entertainment revolution. Consider the things you would be capable of with the expertise of Programming.

Course content

Over the two years you will learn about: Fundamentals of Programming, Data Structures, Algorithms, Theory of Computation, Data Representation, Computer Systems, Computer Organisation and Architecture, Communication and Networking and Databases.

Entry requirements

Specific Entry Requirements:

• GCSE Maths Grade 6 or higher (required)

• GCSE Computing Grade 5 or higher (preferred)


• On screen examination - 40%

• Written examination - 40%

• Individual Programming Project - 20%

Future opportunities

Avenues for future employment include: video game development, artificial intelligence, software engineering, animation, computer architecture, teaching, biomechanics, networking, graphics and many more.

Further information

Mr L Dowd / Head of Computing

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 20 October 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Course code: AQA

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