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A Level Computer Science at Huddersfield New College

Course description

Do you enjoy thinking in both abstract and concrete terms? Do you like solving problems using logic, creativity and reasoning? Computer Science will see you learning about how computers work, and how coding and computer architecture works. Students on this course will understand how to solve problems by breaking them down into individual programmable steps. Topics include:

- The principles of computing

- Algorithms and problem solving

- Algorithms and programming

- Computer systems

Course content

With the support of our outstanding teachers, you will explore the science of computers including how solutions are designed, and the ethics of computing. HNC students enjoy learning using the latest industry standard software and equipment as they learn about how computers work, and discover more about the problem-solving and programming strands of computing.

Entry requirements

Grade 6 in GCSE Maths and grade 6 in GCSE Physics. 

General entry criteria will also apply, this is available on our website.

Future opportunities

Computer Science is a useful subject for any career where logical reasoning and problem-solving skills are used, from computing to IT based roles and engineering. Students with degrees in Computer Science are sought after in areas as diverse as Computer Security, Digital Games, Graphics and Accounting.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Huddersfield New College directly.

Last updated date: 10 October 2018
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