Computer Science


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Costs:

Software for the course can be easily downloaded for free. You may need to pay for any departmental trips you wish to attend. In 2015, trips to Cap Gemini and BT cost £10 each for transport.

Specific requirements

A list of entry requirements can be found here.

What will I study?

Why study Computer Science at SSFC?

Computer Science will prepare you thoroughly for Computer Science courses at university or for degree level computing apprenticeships.

You will be interested in :

  • Learning how to write programs
  • Understanding how computers work (inside the box)
  • Learning to write mobile apps for tablets and phones

At SSFC, you will learn in state of the art computer rooms and benefit from a range
of resources, including e-learning resources prepared by the exam board and by your
teachers.

Where does it lead?

Typical SSFC Computing students go on to study Computer Science or Games Programming at university and others have secured degree level apprenticeships at
GCHQ, the BBC and with Cap Gemini in Telford.

Higher Education:  Wide range of opportunities including: Computer Science, Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence and Robotics, Internet Computing, Software Engineering, Games Programming, ICT, Multimedia all at degree level.

Employment: Wide range of opportunities including: software development, web development, network engineering, computer programming.