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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)

Assessment

• 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

ldowd@crestwood-s.dudley.sch.uk

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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