Computer Science A Level

Computer Science A Level

Computer Science A Level helps you develop the fundamental skills and understanding required to make sense of our digital age. By writing your own programmes and apps, develop your problem-solving and logical, mathematical thinking to perhaps imagine the technology that is yet to come!

Queen Mary’s College offers a wide range of courses within the field of Digital Technology; Electronics, Computer Science & Information Technology. Whether your interests lie in artificial intelligence, cyber security or games development, our range of courses will give you the opportunity to develop your digital abilities.

By using using state-of-the-art equipment in dedicated labs, the skills you gain will help you make a successful transition directly into employment, onto a higher-level apprenticeship, or allow you to apply to the most selecting of universities. Whatever your ambition, improving your digital skills will help you get there.

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Where can this course take me?

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The most important skill you will develop is the ability to solve problems. Using mathematics and a computing language called Python you will discover how it is possible to write algorithms and computer code to create software that can perform calculations, store data and much more. Computer Science A Level will help you develop strong logical, numerical, problem solving skills that will make you an attractive prospect for many different employers from a variety of different industries. The course could lead to a career in the Computing and IT Industry, but it could just as easily take you on a journey into Medicine, Law, Business, Politics, Engineering or any type of Science.

Over the next decade, jobs in IT will grow five times faster than the UK average.” – Department for Business, Innovation and skills.

Computer Science course A Level

EXTRA-CURRICULAR ENRICHMENT OPPORTUNITIES

We offer a wide range of extra-curricular enrichments for students to develop their abilities and try something new, beyond the classroom. Students are able to enrol in competitions such as the Cyber Centurion Challenge, strengthening skills such as team work and communication. Among a large variety of enrichments at QMC, as a Computer Science student, you can get involved in a variety of enrichments that also relate to your course such as:

  • Cyber Centurion
  • Minecraft For All
  • Tabletop Games
  • Esports Escapism

View more enrichment opportunities here.

Any Questions?

Our Head of Department, Nick Everett will be happy to help.

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