Computer Science at UTC South Durham focuses on preparing our students for the modern digital world and workplace.
A-level Computer Science is about understanding the fundamental mathematical and scientific building blocks of computers, including: programming, algorithms, data representation, computer hardware, and cyber security. Students also learn programming languages, including Python.
- Computer systems, organisation and architecture
- Theory of computation
- Communication and networking
- Databases and big data
- Algorithms and programming
Minimum of grade 6 in GCSE Maths, grade 6 in ICT or computing, and grade 4 in GCSE English Language
The Computer Science A-level course specification can be found here.