A-level Computer Science provides an excellent foundation for understanding and working with complex computer systems. Computer science is an essential part of some of the most rapidly developing industries. When you hear about advances in fields such as communication, renewables, artificial intelligence and games, there are computer scientists working behind the scenes making it all possible.
Towards the end of Year 12 you will start a substantial programming project based on your area of interest. Possible topics include computer games, mobile apps, complex simulations and web-based data handling systems. You will follow formal development methods and produce your product along with an in-depth report.