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Computer Science AS/A2 Level at Upton-by-Chester High School

Course description

With Computing there is a clear distinction between this subject and ICT. The course promotes abstract thinking, general problem-solving, algorithmic and mathematical reasoning, scientific and engineering-based thinking. The specification is designed for students who want to expand their knowledge of computers and possibly go on to use Computing in a career.

The course looks at both theory and practical exercises, with the opportunity to learn a programming language and demonstrate this in a practical task along with examined topics.

Course content


Entry requirements

GCSE ICT/Computing B grade or GCSE Maths B grade.



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How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Upton-by-Chester High School directly.

Last updated date: 13 May 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 - 2 Years