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Computer Science gives a very good basis for further study of computing related subjects at university or further education.

Description

A Level Computer Science

Course code: 7517

Delivery method: Classroom / Online

Course duration: 24 Months (can be done in less than a year)

Entry requirements: No prior qualification needed

Award achieved: AQA A level Computer Science

Awarding body: AQA

The A level course gives you a good grounding in all aspects of computer science. As such, it is a very good basis for further study of computing related subjects at university or further education.

Topics are clearly structured and cover a wide variety of computer science issues.

Overview / Skills

A Level Computer Science covers a variety of computing concepts and practices. This ranges from programming all the way through to computer architecture and data handling.

  • You will build on your GCSE foundations without repetition of content.

  • You will have a wide choice of topics for study covering all aspects of computer science.

  • You will develop a passion for the theory of computer science.

  • You will develop good programming skills.

Course outline

This course is divided into the following:

  • Fundamentals of programming

  • Fundamentals of data structures

  • Systematic approach to problem solving

  • Theory of computation

  • Fundamentals of data representation

  • Fundamentals of computer systems

  • Fundamentals of computer organisation and architecture

  • Consequences of uses of computing

  • Fundamentals of communication and networking