AS Level / A Level Computer Science (Full-Time)

Course Overview

A level Computing requires logical discipline and imaginative creativity in the design and writing of programs, as well as encouraging an awareness of the management and organisation of computer systems.
Year One (AS) is about acquiring knowledge and understanding of software, system development, data and applications, and using this knowledge to develop a solution to a given problem.
Year Two (A2) builds on the foundation of year one, and leads to the development of a solution to a substantial problem of the candidate’s own choice.

Applying for AS Levels or A Levels? Click ‘Apply Now’ on any ONE of the subjects you are interested in studying. Complete the online application form, where you will be asked to specify your other two choices. Then book an Interview appointment to meet the tutors and discuss your preferred choices.

  • Entry Requirements

    A minimum of six GCSEs at Grade C or above including Mathematics at Grade B or above and English at C or above but not necessarily ICT or Computing.

  • Career Prospects

    IT Director, Programmer/Developer, Database Developer, IT Manager, Project Manager, Technical Support, IT Consultant, Internet/Web Developer, Helpdesk, Software Engineer, Strategy & Planning, Systems Design/Development, Computer Architect, Tester, Analyst, Network Management, IT Operations, Sales/Marketing.

  • Additional Costs

    There will be additional course-related costs.

Study Mode



Neath College

Course Length

2 years