BSc Honours

Computer Science A Level

Course information

Course delivery:

Classroom based

Course duration?

390 5

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This course combines both practical and theory elements. The course is taught with a student-
centered approach. The course develops students' knowledge and understanding by using
practical work, theory lessons that incorporate booklets, questions, activities and problem
solving. The course content is delivered in a number of different ways: lecture style, task and
research, group work. There are periodic assessments embedded to monitor progress and
address any issues that arise. The course is delivered in a structured manner with use of
materials written specially for this course which are designed to promote understanding.
Students are encouraged to explore the subjects covered and to seek teacher support whenever
it is needed.
Section 1: Characteristics of contemporary processors, Software and software development, Exchanging data; Data types, data structures and algorithms; Legal, moral, cultural and ethical issues. Section 2: Elements of computational thinking; Problem solving and programming; Algorithms

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