Computer Science (Units 1 & 2) ATAR

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Course Code:
AECSC
Pathway:
University Pathway
Pre-requisites:
Mathematics – C grade/ Exam 65%
Course Description:

Computer Science prepares students for a society that is increasingly reliant on Information Technology.

Students will develop knowledge and problem solving skills that are essential for careers and jobs that will be in high demand in the future.

Content and skills included in the course are:

  • Hardware
  • Software
  • Coding
  • Data security
  • Databases
  • Networks
  • Software engineering 
  • Business analysis 
Course Assessment:
Project - 40%
Theory Test - 20%
Practical Test - 10%
Examination - 30%
Note – A detailed assessment outline will be provided to students at the commencement of the course.
Further Study:
Year 12 Computer Science (Units 3 & 4) ATAR
Additional Information:

A strong work ethic is required for this course.