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York College

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Science, engineering and production technicians n.e.c.

Up to £28,000

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IT engineers

Up to £27,000

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Programmers and software development professionals

Up to £39,000

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Entry requirements

Please see our Entry Requirements page for general entry requirement guidance. 


Two year course.

What will I study?

This course is for students interested in practical programming. Students have the opportunity to experience programming in Python on the Raspberry Pi’s, and will also gain an understanding of all levels of programming languages, computer hardware and software functionality as well as a detailed appreciation of how computer architectures operate.

The course is organised into four units, two units at AS Level and the same two units for the full A Level plus a third unit.

Units include:

Computing principles
Algorithms and problem solving

Good course combinations

This course combines well with most other A Levels.

What could it lead to?

Computer Science is an extremely useful A Level leading into a wide variety of computer-based disciplines plus technologically rich subjects such as engineering or science. It combines well with maths and sciences.

Need some help?

If you have any further questions about this course, or would like us to help you with your application, please contact the Schools Liaison team on 01904 770239 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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