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Computer Science - A level at Turton High School & Sixth Form College

Course description

Can you imagine a world with more computers or less? Computer Science is the study of all things computer related. This course is designed to delve into the details of how computers work and also teach you how to make your own software. The course is designed to teach the software engineers of the future, developing programming skills that will allow you to create and develop your own programs and apps. Computing and programming is a major growth area for jobs in the UK, with Manchester being one of the major hubs for employees with this skill set. Students who complete this course will not only have completed a well-respected university level qualification, but also have access to a number of growing apprenticeships and job opportunities within this subject area when you leave.

Entry requirements

At least a grade A in GCSE Mathematics and A in GCSE ICT or if not taken an A in a Science/Aditional Science


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Last updated date: 10 October 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years

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    • Turton Sixth Form is located on Chapeltown Road, Bromley Cross.  The college is across the road from Bromley Cross train station, and is on a direct line 8 minutes from Bolton.  Buses from Bradshaw, Sharples, Smithills, Edgworth, Belmont and Astley Bridge regularly run past the school.