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Computer Science A-Level at King's Oak Academy

Course description

Program a computer like a professional. Understand the development of software and the underpinnings of the modern world we live in. Develop Apps and become a true citizen of the 21st century.

Course content

Year 1

Study an amazing array of concepts, from basic introductions to how computer systems work, to looking at binary and the basic constructs of programming. Start to learn how to program and the key concepts to enable you to build computer programs to solve problems in the real world.

Year 2

Develop and enhance your programming skills in object oriented programming languages like Java in order to be able to create your own piece of software of your choice. In developing the software you will demonstrate a number of key programming skills and concepts all whilst building an app, website or other executable program.


Entry requirements

C grade in Computing or relevant qualifications. C at Mathematics minimum.


Previously exams with small coursework tasks.

Future opportunities


BSc Computer science; games development; systems analysis and any computer science related qualification apprenticeship in industry.


Programmer; games developer; systems admin; systems analyst; software developer; app developer; hardware designer.


How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact King's Oak Academy directly.

Last updated date: 08 June 2015

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