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Duration of the course An optional subject that is commenced at Form 3. Syllabus spread over three years. Four Lessons per week. COMPUTING
Computer Studies & ICT Computer Studies IS NOT ICT Computer Studies leads to MATSEC while ICT leads to ECDL Computer Studies includes much more theory than ICT COMPUTING
ICT - ECDL COMPUTING ‘O’ LEVEL COMPUTING
It includes a wide spectrum of topics that give you a general idea on most aspects of computing, including: programming, hardware, software, problem solving, etc. Investigates the effects of computers in our everyday life. Includes both theoretical and practical topics. COMPUTING The Content
COMPUTING Opt for Computer Studies ONLY if you are ready to focus both on the PRACTICAL and the THEORETICAL topics. They are BOTH fundamental.
Mathematics, English, and ICT are three subjects which, in their own way, act as a bonus for a student who opt for Computer Studies. You should be ready to work both individually and also in a group. COMPUTING Any prerequisites?
Computing gives you an idea on the major areas of computing, hence you will be able to make an informed decision when it comes to choose from the numerous courses regarding the technological areas at post-secondary level. ‘A’ Level Computing COMPUTING But why Computing?
Computing is not ICT ECDL Certification is not equivalent to Computer Studies ‘O’ Level Computer Studies includes both Practical and Theoretical topics. The first step for those who would like a career in the technological sphere. COMPUTING SUMMARY
If you opt for computing because you think it is an easier subject, then you’d better think twice before you select it! Being a Computer Studies student is a very rewarding but also challenging! Are you ready for the challenge? Thanks for your attention.