Where does A Level Computer Science lead?
The majority of students progress directly to related HE courses, with most others progressing to HE courses in the wider technology sector. Many students move on to land successful jobs in the IT sector. Computer programmers, software engineers, game developers, app developers and data scientists.
Learning outside the classroom
The Computer Science department at Carmel College adopt a flipped-classroom approach to learning. The traditional method of classroom-based learning is reversed, so that students are introduced to the learning topics before the lesson. Lessons are then used to deepen and further your understanding, meaning class time is more engaging and productive. There is an abundance of drop-in areas with Computer facilities throughout College, where you can practice and develop your programming skills, as well as study the important theory elements. There are many excellent online resources with excellent learning tasks and video tutorials to help you study independently and efficiently as possible.
Why should I study Computer Science at Carmel?
The Computer Science department has a wealth of excellent resources and facilities, as well as excellent fully dedicated teaching staff. We’ll make sure that you receive all the support you need, in order for you to achieve beyond your potential.
A Level Computer Science Course Entry Requirements
Requirements include GCSE grade 6 in Maths and grade 4 in English Language and a grade 5 in Computer Science (if studied).
Computer Science Alumni
Adam Cao – Computer Science, King’s College London
David Waugh – BSc Computer Networks and Cyber Security, Staffordshire University