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A' Level Computer Science Course

Enrolment Fee £395.00

Enrol today and pay only £320.00

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Instalment plan: £155 deposit, then 4 monthly payments of £60


A Distance Learning Course is the ideal way to gain a qualification without having the worry of trying to fit your studies around your everyday life.  You can complete your studies in your own time and we are on hand seven days a week to help you plan your future

Course Description

This A' Level Computer Science Course will provide you with a general understanding and perspective of the development of computer technology and systems, which will inform your decisions and support your participation in an increasingly technological dependent society.

This course will develop your knowledge and understanding of computer science through entry to higher education and also provide you with the necessary skills and knowledge to seek employment in areas that use computer science.

What makes us unique when delivering your A’ Level specification?

At Learn Now, we treat our students as individuals not numbers. Not everyone works at the same pace or needs the same level of assistance and your Tutor will ensure that you receive as much help as is required. We won’t just provide you with your course materials and leave you to get on with it; your course will be tailored to your needs. We have a resource bank full of useful aids and ideas to help you make the most of your studies and give you the best possible chance of success.

Please note that as the awarding body is CIE, the qualification will be International A' Level / AS Level Computer Science.

Students use Cambridge International AS & A Levels to gain places at leading universities worldwide including the UK, Ireland, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, India, Singapore, Egypt, Jordan, South Africa, the Netherlands, Germany and Spain.

What can you do with A' Level Computer Science

The skills you gain from A' Level Computer Science will allow you to go into Industries as diverse as consultancies, IT service providers, telecommunications, aerospace and defence, financial services, retail, healthcare, manufacturing, agricultural, public and third sectors. Small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) also have a range of computing opportunities. It is also possible to set up your own business providing IT services such as web design and consultancy.

If you specialise in computer sicence at higher education, jobs directly related to your degree include:

  • Application analyst
  • Business analyst
  • Data analyst
  • Database administrator
  • Games developer
  • Information systems manager
  • IT consultant
  • Multimedia programmer
  • SEO specialist
  • Systems analyst
  • Systems developer
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Modules

AS Level

Candidates for the Cambridge International AS Level Computer Science study the following topics:-

Information representation
Communication and Internet technologies
Hardware
Processor fundamentals
System software
Security, privacy and data integrity
Ethics and ownership
Database and data modelling
Algorithm design and problem-solving
Data representation
Programming
Software development

AS level consists of one 1 hour 30 minute examination and one 2 hour examinations each totalling 50% of the overall AS Level grade.

Full A' Level

Candidates for the Cambridge International A' Level Geography study the following topics:-

Information representation
Communication and Internet technologies
Hardware
Processor fundamentals
System software
Security, privacy and data integrity
Ethics and ownership
Database and data modelling
Algorithm design and problem-solving
Data representation
Programming
Software development
Data representation
Communication and Internet technologies
Hardware
System software
Security
Monitoring and control systems
Computational thinking and problem-solving
Algorithm design methods
Further programming
Software development

A' Level assessment consists of two 1 hour 30 minute examination and two 2 hour examinations which each total 25% of the overall A' Level grade.

Previous Knowledge Required

It is recommended that students should be educated to GCSE Grade C or equivalent and have a reasonable standard of literacy. You have the freedom to start the course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 24 months from initial registration with the full support of your Tutor.

Support

You will have dedicated Tutor Support for 24 months. All assignments are marked by one of our professional Tutors who will offer regular feedback and guide you through your course. You must have access to email in order to contact your Tutor.

You will be provided with the telephone number for your dedicated Student Support Team who will be available for any other queries that you may have whilst completing your course. You can be assured that you will receive unlimited support for your home study course, so there is no need to struggle or feel isolated during your studies.

Assessment

The course contains a number of assignments which your tutor will mark and give you valuable feedback on. You will also have access to quizzes to help you gauge your progress.

Students will be required to arrange and pay for their examinations/practicals at a CIE approved centre. We can provide an extensive list of these centres for you.

Enrolment Fees

You can enrol online today by either paying in full or taking advantage of our easy payment plan.  The first instalment will be due one month following enrolment.


Course

Payment Method

Initial Payment

Monthly Instalment

Total Payable

Full A' Level

Pay in Full

£320.00

Nil

£320.00

Full A' Level

Instalment Option

£155.00

£60.00 x 4 months

£395.00

AS Level

Pay in Full

£249.00

Nil

£249.00

Please note the easy payment plan is not available to International Students.

Awarding Organisation

CIE - Cambridge International Examinations

Cambridge International Examinations is the world’s largest provider of international education programmes and their qualifications are taken in over 160 countries and recognised by universities, education providers and employers across the world.

Specification code

International A' Level Computer Science CIE: 9608




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