Students wishing to study Computer Science do not have to have completed the GCSE course, but a willingness to read around your subject, a keen interest in technology and an aptitude for problem solving would be useful. A Level Computer Science is suitable for students intending to pursue any career in which an understanding of technology is needed. Careers ranging from games development to website designer.
Aims of the Course
The aims of Computer Science are to enable learners to develop:
- An understanding of and ability to apply the fundamental principles and concepts of computer science including.
- the ability to analyse problems in computational terms through practical experience of solving problems.
- the capacity for thinking creatively, innovatively, analytically, logically and critically.
- the capacity to see relationships between different aspects of computer science.