13COMP

Level 3 Computer Science

Course Description

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

Approximately $10.00.
We are grateful to families making voluntary payments to assist with course specific costs.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 17 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 3 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91902 v1
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 3.3 - Use complex techniques to develop a database

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

4
4
4
4
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91905 v1
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 3.6 - Use complex techniques to develop a network
4
4
4
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91906 v1
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 3.7 - Use complex programming techniques to develop a computer program
6
6
6
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91908 v1
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 3.9 - Analyse an area of computer science
3
3
3
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 3w
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 17
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 3
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 3
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

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