Level 2 Computer Science

12COMP
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Miss K. Long

Students who complete this course will gain an in-depth knowledge of the fundamental principles in advanced Computer Programming, Computer Science 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.

Note: This course leads to university entrance approved subjects, the standards below may change based on the new Digital Technology standards being introduced by NZQA.


Pathway

Level 3 Computer Science, Level 3 Digital Technology

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Approximately $20.00.
We are grateful to families making voluntary payments to assist with course specific costs.


Recommended Prior Learning

Reasonable success in Level 1 Digital Technology, and Mathematics/Science or at the discretion of the HOLA.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91355 v3 Generic Technology 2.2 - Select and use planning tools to manage the development of an outcome
2
I
4
A.S. 91892 v1 Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 2.3 - Use advanced techniques to develop a database
2
I
4
A.S. 91895 v1 Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 2.6 - Use advanced techniques to develop a network
2
I
4
A.S. 91896 v1 Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 2.7 - Use advanced programming techniques to develop a computer program
2
I
6
A.S. 91898 v1 Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 2.9 - Demonstrate understanding of a computer science concept
2
E
3
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 21 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 3 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 18 credits.

Pathway Tags

Accountant, Accounts Officer, Advertising, Auditor, Biomedical Engineer, Business Analyst, Computer Support Technician, Contact Centre Worker, Data Entry Operator/Transcriptionist, Database/Systems Administrator, Electronics Engineer, Energy Auditor, Financial Adviser, Financial Dealer, Game Developer, Helpdesk/Support Technician, Information Technology Architect, Information and Communication Technology Manager, Loss Adjuster, Management Consultant, Manager Marketing, Mortgage Broker, Network Administrator, Network Engineer, Procurement Manager, Production Manager, Programmer, Real Estate Agent, Sales and Marketing, Software Architect, Systems Administrator, Telecommunications Engineer, Tertiary Lecturer, Test Analyst, Web Designer, Web Developer, Website Administrator, Debt Collector, Finance Manager, Payroll Officer, Actuary, Database


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