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August 2022
2 Years
Course code ALCSD1LC

Computer Science, A Level

You will learn the technical aspects of computer science. This programme has an emphasis on abstract thinking, general problem solving, algorithmic and mathematical reasoning, and scientific and engineering-based thinking.

You will gain the knowledge, understanding and skills required to progress your learning to a higher level or enter the workplace. Studying mathematics alongside this A Level is mandatory as it complements the subject matter and will allow you to progress.

How will I be assessed?

A combination of exams and coursework in your second year.

What could I do after this course?

This programme can lead to university study with degrees in computer science, artificial intelligence, games design or many other areas.

You could also progress to the degree in BSc (Hons) Applied Computing or a Degree Apprenticeship in Digital and Technological Solutions at University Centre Weston.

Entry Requirements

Five GCSEs at grade 9-4, including English, and grade 6 or above in maths.

Course Level

Level 3

iAn interview is required for this course.

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What our students say

Jackson Wood, Computing L3

Jackson Wood

"I have enjoyed being able to work in an environment that treats me like an independent human being while feeling supported all the while. This has really helped me develop myself and focus hard on the goals that I wish to achieve. It's been a huge benefit to my learning."

Former school: King Alfred's

Studied: Computing L3

What next? Studying a Bachelors in Cyber Security at Plymouth University.

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