Computing

Vocational qualification

In London

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Description

  • Typology

    Vocational qualification

  • Location

    London

Description

The design, organisation and development of computer systems. Technical background knowledge to support your study of computer systems. The course is designed to encourage you to develop your problem-solving skills and computational thinking.

Facilities

Location

Starts

London
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Malwood Road, SW12 8EN

Starts

On request

To take into account

Grade B in both Mathematics and English Language.

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Course programme

Computing

Exam Board: AQA

Additional Information: This course is about the science of computing and contains a lot of theory. You will be learning how computers work and how they are programmed from a scientific perspective.

COURSE OUTLINE
  • The design, organisation and development of computer systems.
  • Technical background knowledge to support your study of computer systems.
  • The course is designed to encourage you to develop your problem-solving skills and computational thinking.
  • You will need to put the theory of designing computer software systems into practice in A2 to produce a project for your coursework unit (worth 20% of the final overall grade).
AS
Unit 1
Problem Solving, Programming, Data Representation and Practical Exercise (on-screen computer examination).

Unit 2
Computer Components, The Stored Program Concept and The Internet (written paper with short answer questions).
A2
Unit 3
Problem Solving, Programming, Operating Systems, Databases and Networking (written paper with short and extended answer questions).

Unit 4
The Computing Practical Project (coursework).

Computing

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