Computer Science

A Level - A Levels

Start Date

4th September 2018

Course Duration

2 years


Full time


Newcastle Sixth Form College

Course Overview

In studying A Level Computer Science, you will develop the capacity to think creatively, innovatively, logically and critically and you will study a range of topics including computing principals, algorithms and problem solving, systems and programming. You will also undertake a programming project.

Exam Board Information


Progression and Career Opportunities

Computer Science students are likely to complete the full Computer Science A Level and progress to university or work in a related field.
Career opportunities occur in a wide variety of settings including large/ small software companies, large/small computer services companies, and large organisations of all kinds.

Future career opportunities include:
• Database administrator
• Games developer
• Information systems manager
• IT consultant/educator
• Interface design
• Mobile computing
• Multimedia programmer
• Network engineer
• Systems analyst
• Systems developer
• Quality Assurance (System Testing).