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Computer Science A Level at Northgate High School

Course description

AS Level consists of 2 units: 1. Problem Solving, Programming, Data Representation and Practical Exercise 2. Computer Architecture, Computer Languages, Hardware & Software and Internet A2 Level consists of 2 units: 1. Programming Concepts, Problem Solving, Algorithms, Databases and Networks 2. A computing practical problem 3. A computer science project

Course content

Classes are taught a mix of practical and theory lessons. A variety of computer programs are used to help students develop their knowledge of the fundamental principles of computing, focusing on programming through a number of tasks and a problem solving scenario using pre-released material from the exam board. The course will go on to build up knowledge about computational thinking, communication and networking, what can be computed, programming and problem solving.

Entry requirements

Subject specific entry requirements: GCSE grade 6 in Maths, or GCSE grade C in Computer Science.

Future opportunities

Computer Science or Engineering at degree level. Employment in business and finance.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Northgate High School directly.

Last updated date: 26 October 2016
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