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Full-Time & A Level Courses

Computer Science A Level

Level 3

Course code: AG3368K
Type: Full Time, A Level & T Level > A Level
Duration: 2 years
Subject area: A Levels,Computing,IT
Location: Ludlow
No fee information available

About the course

Learn to code; learn to code better; find out how computers, networks, the internet and mobile networks function, interact and shape the world. This is a creative, challenging and fascinating course with links to every other subject you can think of. We use industry-level practices and up-to-date software stacks, led by experts in the field.

Why choose us

Transferable skills for your career and academia. Excellent computer facilities and expert teaching to help you excel. 100% pass rate since 2017. Popular IDEs used include VSCode, PyCharm and Visual Studio Industry-standard use of GitHub to showcase and manage your projects.

What you could do next

Computer Science students may specialise in animation, AI (Artificial Intelligence), game design and development, mobile technologies, robotics or web design, as well as computer science. Students could become software developers, web designers, ecologists, research scientists, networking engineers, data analysts, robotics programmers or entrepreneurs.

Popular modules

  • Programming with Python, JavaScript, and Object-Oriented Languages

  • Computer Systems and Architectures

  • Distributed Teamworking and Version Control Systems

  • The Programming Project

Assessment methods

Assessment will be via 2 written exams and a programming project

Entry requirements

A minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade 4 and above (grade C and above) including maths. GCSE Computer Science is not a prerequisite.