Five GCSEs including Maths & English Language: a minimum of three GCSEs at Grade 4 and two GCSEs at Grade 5.
Additional entry requirements:
Grade 6 in Maths.
What is it?
Computer Science focuses on computer hardware and how computer languages, networks and processors work with a great mixture of theoretical and practical work. Good mathematical skill is important.
Why choose this subject at BSFC?
Having invested nearly a quarter of a million pounds in extra student-facing IT resources this year alone, Computer Science students at the College can be sure that they are in the right place to be studying a computing qualification.
What will I study?
Learn a programming language, binary, data structures, algorithms and computer science theory along with practical computer programming.
How will I be assessed?
80% written exam at the end of Year 2; 20% practical coursework project.
How will this subject prepare me for the world of work?
The knowledge and skills developed from studying this subject are highly sought after in ever-growing areas of IT development, such as coding and robotics.
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