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Computing A Level at The Sweyne Park School

Course description

It is excellent preparation for students looking to take computing science at degree level, or for anyone considering any kind of career in computing.

Course content

Practical programming forms a significant element of the course, students will gain an understanding of all levels of programming languages. Strategies for problem-solving
are studied, together with information management techniques. Students will gain an understanding of computer hardware and software functionality as well as a detailed appreciation of how computer architectures operate. The course addresses all stages of the life cycle of computer software. The background to computing, including its consequences in society, is also a focus.

Future opportunities

Directly related: Programmer, network software engineer, systems developer, games developer, IT consultant, multimedia programmer, systems analyst, and information systems manager.

Further afield: Geographical information systems officer, IT sales professional, IT trainer, secondary school teacher, and technical author.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Sweyne Park School directly.

Last updated date: 18 June 2015

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