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Computer Science A Level at Corelli College Co-Operative Academy

Course description

Course Outline

Computer Science is a practical subject where learners can apply the academic principles learned in the classroom to real world systems. It is an intensely creative subject that combines invention and excitement, that can look at the natural world through a digital prism. OCR’s Computer Science will value computational thinking, helping learners to develop the skills to solve problems, design systems and understand the power and limits of human and machine intelligence.

The key features this course encourage: • emphasis on problem solving using computers • emphasis on computer programming and algorithms • emphasis on the mathematical skills used to express computational laws and processes, e.g. Boolean algebra/logic and algorithm comparison • less emphasis on ICT

Entry requirements

Open to students who have achieved 5 or more A*-Cs at GCSE including English and Maths (with minimum of B for Maths)

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Corelli College Co-Operative Academy directly.

Last updated date: 04 December 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 years