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September 2019
2 Years
Course code ALCSD1LC

Computer Science, A Level

What will I do on this A Level?

You will learn the technical aspects of computer science. This course 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 A Level?

This course could lead to study at a higher level, such as the Applied Computing FdSc at University Centre Weston, or a degree in computer science, artificial intelligence, games design, and many more areas.


Entry Requirements

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

Course Level

Level 3

Location

Loxton campus

iAn interview is required for this course.

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Joshua Callicott

“Weston College has changed the way I learn, for the better”

Former school: Backwell

Course: IT

What next? Degree Apprenticeship UCW, or UCW Applied Computing Degree.

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