What you'll study
The course offers the opportunity to develop practical programming and problem solving skills together with an understanding of the fundamental principles and concepts of Computer Science, including an understanding of computer systems including software, hardware and data communications, the main principles of systems analysis, logic, algorithms and data representation.
Unit 1 – Fundamentals of Computer Science
Unit 2 – Practical Programming to Solve Problems
Unit3 – Programming and System Development
Unit 4 – Computer Architecture, Data, Communication and Applications
Unit 5 - Programmed Solution to a Problem
What's expected of you
Full commitment to attendance is required. Respect for others, enthusiasm for the subject and self motivation are the essential qualities we expect to see in all our learners. You will be continually assessed and there is an expectation that you will continue your studies and coursework during your own time.
What you can do next
A degree in Computer Science, or a related subject such as Mathematics, Physics, Engineering or any Science courses in Higher Education.
Minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade C or above including a grade B in Maths/Numeracy or Grade A in GCSE Computer Science
Where can I study WJEC AS/A2 Computer Science Level 3?
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(Part Time Day)
Start Date: 03/09/2018
Day of Week: Monday to Friday
Start Time: 09:15
End Time: 16:30
A level Computing
AS / A2
A level computing will enhance your understanding of how computers are used to solve a variety of different problems in this developing technological age. You will study logical disciplines to write and test programs; understand the management and organisation of computer systems and the effect of computer applications on society and individuals.
The first year is the AS course and covers topics such as:
- Unit CG1: Understanding of software, system development, data and applications
- Unit CG2: Develop a program using a programming language
The second year completes the A’ level with topics such as:
- Unit CG3: Additional knowledge of software, system development, data and applications
- Unit CG4: Analyse, design, implement, test, and evaluate a computer program
examination and coursework
5 GCSEs at grades A* to C including English language and Maths.C grade or above in GCSE computer science or B grade or above in GCSE ICT.
Many students apply to and are offered places at university to study courses such as computer science, computing, software engineering and programming or any career involving computing in an organisation. A number of students go onto employment or move onto an apprenticeship programme