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Computer Science at Tudor Grange Academy

Course description

The UK is suffering from a shortage in people who truly understand how computers work and who can create programs that will solve tomorrow's problems. The demand for programmers for the next app, game and website is high and growing fast. This course will equip you with the practical skills to meet this demand, whilst developing your understanding of the impact computers have on our lives. What will the next generation of computers look like? Will computers ever be able t think? How will our lives change as a result of new innovations? If you like problem solving, are able to think creatively and logically, and are fascinated by every aspect of computers, then this is the right course for you. 

Course content

  • The characteristics of contemporary processors, input, output and storage devices.
  • Software and sotware development.
  • Programming
  • Exchanging data
  • Data Types, data structures and algorithms
  • Legal, morla,ethical and cultural issues
  • Elements of computational thinking
  • Problems solving and programming
  • Algortihms

Entry requirements

Minimum Grade B at GCSE

Assessment

100% Exam

Further information

The technology secotr is rapidly growing whilst computers are becoming increasingly enmeshed in a variety of different industries. This means there are a wide range of degrees relevant to computing, and that employees with computing qualifications will be able to access a variety of jobs.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Tudor Grange Academy directly.

Last updated date: 08 February 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September

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