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A-LEVEL COMPUTER SCIENCE CIE (CAMBRIDGE)

Price:£325

The Computer Science A Level gives you a good grounding in all aspects of computer science. As such, it is a very good basis for further study of computing related subjects at university or further education.

A Level Computer Science Online Course

Course code:9608 (for examination June and November 2021)

9618 (for examination June 2022 onwards)

Delivery method: Online

Course duration: 24 Months (can be done in less than a year)

Entry requirements: No prior qualification needed

Award achieved: CIE A level Computer Science

Awarding body: CIE

The A level course gives you a good grounding in all aspects of computer science. As such, it is a very good basis for further study of computing related subjects at university or further education.

Topics are clearly structured and cover a wide variety of computer science issues. Learners will study topics including information representation, communication and Internet technologies, hardware, software development, and relational database modelling. As they progress, learners will develop their computational thinking and use problem solving to develop computer-based solutions using algorithms and programming languages.

A Level Computer Science covers a variety of computing concepts and practices. This ranges from programming all the way through to computer architecture and data handling.

Tutor support

Our A Level courses come with tutor feedback and support by email for 24 months. They will mark your TMAs and provide valuable guidance through any trickier parts of the course whenever you need it. You will also receive a study guide to help you with all aspects of studying, essay writing and general student skills.

 
  • You will build on your GCSE foundations without repetition of content.
  • You will have a wide choice of topics for study covering all aspects of computer science.
  • You will develop a passion for the theory of computer science.
  • You will develop good programming skills.

 

A Level Computer Science Online Course

The CIE A Level Computer Science qualification is gained once all 4 exam papers are successfully completed.

These exams are administered by the CIE. As a private candidate you will sit your exams in an exam centre such as a school, college or private tuition centre.

Register your exam now.

In addition, if you select the added tutor support there will be a number of tutor marked assessments (TMAs) to ensure that you have a thorough understanding of the content, with the tutor sending comments to guide you through any areas of potential difficulty. This will ensure you are prepared for the final exams.

All e-books contain a range of self-assessments that are indicators that you understand the materials as you work through them. These are for your own information.

Online 

The course is primarily an online course using a Learning Management System (LMS).

The online course has many features that cannot be printed such as embedded videos, forums and interactive tests.

The course includes Tutor Marked Assessments which you access and submit through the online system.

Course Outline

This course is divided into the following:

Section 1
Theory Fundamentals

Section 2
Fundamental
Problem-solving and
Programming

Section 3
Advanced Theory

Section 4
Further Problem-solving
and Programming Skills

  • Fundamentals of programming
  • Fundamentals of data structures
  • Systematic approach to problem solving
  • Theory of computation
  • Fundamentals of data representation
  • Fundamentals of computer systems
  • Fundamentals of computer organisation and architecture
  • Consequences of uses of computing
  • Fundamentals of communication and networking

Paper 1 & 2

Paper 1 Theory Fundamentals
This written paper contains short-answer and structured questions.
There is no choice of questions.
75 marks
Externally assessed 1 hour 30 minutes – 25% of total marks

Paper 2 Fundamental Problem-solving and Programming Skills
This written paper contains short-answer and structured questions.
There is no choice of questions.
Topics will include those given in the pre-release material.1
75 marks
Externally assessed 2 hours – 25% of total marks

Paper 3 & 4

Paper 3 Advanced Theory
This written paper contains short-answer and structured questions.
There is no choice of questions.
75 marks
Externally assessed 1 hour 30 minutes – 25% of total marks

Paper 4 Further Problem-solving and Programming Skills
This written paper contains short-answer and structured questions.
There is no choice of questions.
Topics will include those given in the pre-release material.1
75 marks
Externally assessed 2 hours – 25% of total marks

Mock Exams:

Your online course contains mini assessments at the end of each chapter. However, if you wish to sit a Mock Exam before the finals, we can arrange that at the centre or online. Mock exam fees are additional, and they may vary from £25 to £50 per paper.  

Please contact us on 02033028140 or visit our exam centre website for more information and guidance on how to book your final exam http://privateexamcentre.co.uk/.

Final Exams:

Roughly 6 months before your chosen exam date, you should book your place at an exam centre to take the final exam exams for A-Level Certificates.

Advanced level qualifications (known as A levels) are subject-based qualifications conferred as part of the General Certificate of Education, as well as a school leaving qualification offered by educational bodies in the United Kingdom. The exams take place every summer (May/June), and results are released in August.

Please contact us on 02033028140 or visit our exam centre website for more information and guidance on how to book your final exam http://privateexamcentre.co.uk/

Your exam fees aren’t included in the course cost as they’re paid directly to the exam centre. They’ll vary depending on which centre you choose. It is recommended to book your exams will in advance to avoid late booking fees. Book your exams now!

How to Enrol: 

  • If you’d like to pay in full, you can enrol online using the ‘Purchase’ button.
  • If you’d like to set up an interest-free payment plan, get in touch with our A Level Advisors on 0800 7723464.
  • If you have any disabilities which you think might affect your studies or assessments, please let us know before you enrol so we can advise you on whether reasonable adjustments can be made to accommodate your needs.

Once your purchase is completed, you will receive your login details within 24 hours, and you will be good to go! Everyone at BestGrade wishes you the best of luck on your studying journey! We know it’s both rewarding and challenging, but your qualification will make a significant contribution to your career path and life. Good luck!

 
 

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