Computing

Examination Board AQA
2510
AS Units
Comp 1 Problem Solving, Programming, Data Representation and Practical Exercise
Comp 2 Computer components, the stored program concept and the internet
A2 Units
Comp 3 Problems Soling; Programming; Databases and Networking
Comp 4 Practical Project

Topics covered in Comp 1 include: Stages of problem solving, drawing and interpreting simple state transition diagrams and transition tables; algorithms; programming in a high level programming language and the fundamentals of structured programming; the stages of development of a hardware/software system. In Comp 2: Logic gates and Boolean algebra; the internal components of a computer; the fundamentals of computer systems; the structure of the internet. Comp3 includes; Problem Solving, Programming, Databases and Networking. Comp 4 consists of a Practical Project.