Entry requirementsA minimum of 2 grade Bs and 4 grade Cs at GCSE including a grade C (grade 4) in English Language and a grade B (grade 5) in Maths.
DurationTwo year course
What will I study?This course is for students interested in practical programming. Students have the opportunity to experience programming in Python on the Raspberry Pi’s, and will also gain an understanding of all levels of programming languages, computer hardware and software functionality as well as a detailed appreciation of how computer architectures operate.
The course is organised into four units, two units at AS Level and the same two units for the full A Level plus a third unit.
Algorithms and problem solving
Good course combinationsThis course combines well with most other A Levels.
What could it lead to?Computer Science is an extremely useful A Level leading into a wide variety of computer-based disciplines plus technologically rich subjects such as engineering or science. It combines well with maths and sciences.
100% Achievement in 2016.