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Computing at The Sixth Form College Colchester

Course description

This is a varied course in which students study a range of topics from the workings of a processor and logical circuit design, to different types of software and programming, as well as how data is stored and transmitted across networks. 

The practical work initially covers basic programming skills and quickly progresses onto the use of graphical programming in preparation for the A Level project. 

Entry requirements

Students are expected to have achieved a grade B (or 5) in both GCSE Mathematics and GCSE Core and Additional Science (or B,B from single subject sciences or B,C,C in triple science) and a grade C (or 4) in English or English Language. If ICT or computer Science has been taken at GCSE or equivalent, a grade C will be required. For those taking vocational Level 2 ICT qualifications a Merit or above is required. 

Further information

We do, in a small number of exceptional cases, consider late applicants , especially if there are extenuating circumstances.
Please contact our Admissions Team directly if you wish to explore this possibility further.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Sixth Form College Colchester directly.

Last updated date: 17 February 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: AS and A2 are each one acdemic year