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Computing A Level at Haberdashers' Aske's Hatcham College

Course description

In studying Computing we begin to understand the technologies, theory and protocols behind computers and the Internet. Through this students will understand what is behind radical changes in the modern world made through increasingly powerful and available computational power.

Course content

  • Fundamentals of programming  - students learn to adapt and create programs
  • Fundamentals of data structures – ways of storing and working with connected data
  • Fundamentals of algorithms –understanding some common algorithms to solve specific problems and creating your own algorithms to solve problems
  • Theory of computation
  • Fundamentals of data representation -learning computers can represent different real world information digitally
  • Fundamentals of computer systems- how various computer hardware components work 
  • Fundamentals of computer organisation and architecture – the role of the internal hardware components in a computer system
  • Consequences of uses of computing - Individual (moral), social (ethical), legal and cultural issues and Opportunities
  • Fundamentals of communication and networking
  • Fundamentals of databases
  • Big Data
  • Fundamentals of functional programming
  • Systematic approach to problem solving

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Haberdashers' Aske's Hatcham College directly.

Last updated date: 11 October 2016
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