Computer Science A Level
This specification promotes the integrated study of computer science. It will enable learners to develop a broad range of skills in the areas of programming, system development, computer architecture, data, communication and applications. The practical programming component requires learners to investigate, design, prototype, test and evaluate a solution.
Preferred entry requirements:
At least grade 5 at GCSE maths or grade 5 at GCSE computer science. Suitability will be discussed during interview.
- Unit 1: Programming and system development
- Unit 2: Computer architecture, data, communications and applications
- Unit 3: Programmed solution to a problem
Exam Board: Eduqas
Course Assessment details:
This course is assessed through examination (80%) and practical assessment (20%)
Progression and career opportunities:
This specification encourages candidates to develop a wide variety of exciting skills and knowledge of computing as a basis for progression into further learning or employment in computing-related fields.