Course title and type of qualification: Computer Science GCSE
The UK is experiencing a lack of well qualified computing professionals; businesses today require an ever-increasing number of technologically-aware individuals. This is even more so in the gaming, mobile and web related industries and this specification has been designed with this in mind.
You will gain a comprehensive understanding of how modern computing technology works and learn how to create applications that operate in today’s web enabled environment and run on Mobile devices.
Building on what you have covered in Years 7 & 8 you will learn how to design and write computer applications using the fundamental concepts around writing object orientated programs.
You will also learn:
Students will be assessed over 3 units.
This course will provide excellent progression to A Level Computer Science and into Vocational ICT courses. These provide progression to degree level courses in the areas of computing, engineering and science. Whilst this specification is not specifically mapped to any particular industry standard IT qualifications it will provide a sound preparatory basis of study for them. In addition the course provides the knowledge, skills and understanding that a growing number of employers are demanding.
Examination Board: OCR
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