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A-Level Computer Science Course Information for International Students

UK A-Level in Computer ScienceEmpowering future tech innovators with a comprehensive A-Level in Computer Science education at Chichester College.

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Course Overview:

The A-Level Computer Science course at Chichester College is designed to provide students with a deep understanding of the principles and applications of computer science.

The course is suitable for students who are passionate about technology, problem-solving, and logical thinking.

Course Structure:

The A-Level Computer Science course is structured over two years.

Course Units:

  • Unit 1: Programming and Problem Solving
  • Unit 2: Computer Systems
  • Unit 3: Algorithms and Data Structures
  • Unit 4: Computing Project

Key Topics Covered:

  • Fundamentals of programming
  • Data representation and structures
  • Systematic problem solving
  • Computer architecture and systems
  • Networks and communication
  • Database management
  • Software development lifecycle
  • Ethical, legal, and social aspects of computing

Entry Requirements:

  • Academic: Secondary education equivalent to UK GCSEs with good grades in Mathematics and English.
  • Language Proficiency: IELTS score of 6.0 (with no component below 5.5) or equivalent.

Assessment:

  • Written examinations
  • Practical assessments
  • Coursework (including a significant computing project in the second year)

Progression Opportunities:

Graduates of the A-Level Computer Science course can progress to a wide range of university degrees, including:

  • Computer Science
  • Software Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Cyber Security
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Data Science

Additional Support for International Students:

  • Pre-Course Summer work: To ensure that you are confident of being able to work at this level
  • Orientation Program: To help students settle into the college and the local area.
  • English Language Support:  Additional classes to improve academic English.
  • Pastoral Care:  Dedicated support staff to assist with personal or academic issues.
  • Cultural Activities: Events and trips to help students integrate and experience British culture.

Accommodation:

  • On-campus accommodation options are available, including halls of residence.
  • Homestay options with local families for a more immersive cultural experience.

Tuition Fees and Scholarships:

  • Prices:  Please download our pricelist
  • Scholarships:  Limited scholarships are available for outstanding international students. Applicants are encouraged to apply early.

Application Process:

  • Download and complete our online application form

Submit the following documents:

  • Academic transcripts
  • Proof of English language proficiency
  • Personal statement
  • Reference letters
  • Attend an interview (online interviews for international students).
  • Receive an offer letter and confirm your acceptance.

We look forward to welcoming you to Chichester College and supporting you on your academic journey in Computer Science.

 
File Name: a-level-computer-science.pdf
Created Date: 01-30-2023
Last Updated Date: 02-27-2024

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