Level 3 Computer Science
Teacher in Charge: Miss K. Long
Students who complete this course will gain an in-depth knowledge of the fundamental principles in complex Computer Programming, Computer Science, Networking and Information Management. Knowledge of programming principles will give students an insight into software development across a range of disciplines and lead to careers in all areas of Information and Communications Technology as well as many other fields of study.
Examples of student work - https://sites.google.com/hvhs.school.nz/technology/COMP/13COMP/programming/exemplars
For more detailed information on what the course involves visit the course website - https://sites.google.com/hvhs.school.nz/technology/COMP/13COMP?authuser=0
Note: This course is university entrance approved, the standards below may change based on the new Digital Technology standards being introduced by NZQA.
Recommended Prior Learning
Reasonable success in Level 2 Computer Science, and in Mathematics/Science or at the discretion of the HOD.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
We are grateful to families making voluntary payments to assist with course specific costs.
Total Credits Available: 17 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 3 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.
Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines
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