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Computing at Cardinal Newman Catholic School

Course description

A-level Computing includes more computer science than traditional ICT. It helps you develop an understanding of the organisation of computer systems, the consequences of using computers and an awareness of emerging technologies and their potential impact on society. It also involves investigating relationships between different aspects of the subject.

You will develop the ability to apply skills and understanding of computing, including programming, to a range of contexts to solve problems. Your capacity to think creatively, analytically, logically and critically will also be enhanced.

This course is an excellent preparation for students looking to take computing studies at degree level, or for anyone considering a career in computing. Degrees include Software Engineering, Computer Games Production, Forensic Computing and Electronics. Careers include computer and electronics design, systems analysis and design and computer auditing.

Entry requirements

The equivalent of atleast five GCSEs at grade C or above

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Cardinal Newman Catholic School directly.

Last updated date: 23 May 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years

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