Computing - Prestatyn Sixth
Qualification type: Level 3 GCE AS & GCE A
In this technological age, a study of how computers are used in the solution of a variety of problems is not only valuable to the student but also for the future wellbeing of the country. This course covers developments in computing such as computer crime and prevention, legal issues, computer programming, software and how different software applications are utilised to solve real problems. Computing is now seen as an essential part of education and job opportunities are amongst the highest of any subject.
Progression routes: Computer Science is now highly regarded as the fourth science and is a well-respected and sought-after qualifica-tion. It allows progression onto higher education courses and em-ployment in professions such as games development, cyber security consultancy and systems analysis.