Why study Computer Science?
Computer Science is an exciting, innovative and challenging course. Students develop logical thinking and problem-solving skills, enabling them to develop efficient algorithm designs.
Unit 1: Computer Systems (Exam)
Topics included: Hardware, Types of Software, Types of programming Language, Encryption, Databases, SQL, Networks, Web Technologies, Data Storage, Legal, Moral and Ethical Issues.
Unit 2: Algorithms and Programming (Exam)
Unit 3: Programming Project (Coursework)
Students identify a real-life customer with a problem to solve, and analyse their requirements before designing, building and evaluating a solution using VB.NET or another language.
Access a career path including Cyber-Security, Manufacturing, Defence, Retail, Medicine, Marketing, Law, Healthcare, Gaming, Banking, Finance, Tourism, Film, Advertising, Government, Environment amongst many more.
What subjects go well with Computer Science?
Here at SSFC you have the opportunity to study a combination of three subjects. We recommend taking Maths and Physics. Many students do however take a range of subjects such as Media, I.T., Biology, Business and Economics as well.
As Computer Science is a Maths based subject, we require you to have a grade 6 or above in Maths. Previous Computers Science experience is desired but not essential.Apply Now