Computer Science

Exam Board: AQA

This is the traditional course that usually leads to studying Computer Science at university. You will develop an understanding of the main principles of solving problems using computers. You will also learn practical programming skills using Python and a range of alternative languages from different paradigms.

This course is aimed at students wanting a specialist computing qualification prior to studying computer science or a similar degree and demands fairly high levels of logic or mathematical ability.

Assessment

80% examination
20% coursework

Requirements

General entry requirements plus a completion of GCSE Computer Science is recommended.