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Computing AS level at The Campion School

Course description

Description: The course is designed to develop an understanding of the principles of computing. Students will gain an understanding of the internal structure of computers, how they operate and their use in problem solving. They will also have the opportunity to develop their programming skills. The specification is set by AQA and is designed to encourage candidates to: develop their problem-solving ability in a computing context using an algorithmic approach demonstrate their knowledge of programming through a problem solving scenario develop an understanding of the hardware and software aspects of Computing.

Entry requirements

The course requires no prior knowledge of ICT at GCSE, although students may find it useful in some areas of the course. In addition, a good grade in ICT GCSE, will be an indication of a student’s commitment. Competency in mathematics and the ability be able to think and develop ideas in a logical manner are also useful qualities.

Future opportunities

You may wish to continue your studies in a computing related course in Further Education or seek employment in the ever growing Computer related industries.

Further information

To find out more about this course / qualification, please contact us, or you can ask your Connexions Personal Adviser or school/college careers staff.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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