A Level Computer Science

Studying A Level Computer Science allows you to study topics including information representation, communication and Internet technologies, hardware, software development, and relational database modelling. You'll also be able to appreciate the ethical issues that arise with current and emerging computing technologies.

What will I study?

  • The development of computer-based solutions
  • The main principles of systems analysis and design
  • Different methods of problem formulation
  • Planning of solutions
  • Systematic methods of solution implementation
  • Testing and documentation

Where will this subject take me?

This course has been designed if you wish to go on to higher education courses or employment where knowledge of computing would be beneficial. Students can study computing and go on to a career in medicine, law, business, politics or any type of science. Bellerbys students that have taken A Level Computing have gone on to study a diverse range of courses at respected UK universities including: Computer Science at Queen Mary, University of London; City, University of London and University College London.

How do I find out more?

Contact us now, and our experienced members of staff will be happy to talk you through your options and find the best A Level options for you.

A Level key facts

Minimum age: 15.5+
Course length: 3, 5 or 6 terms
(3-term available in Brighton only)
Start dates: September – all centres
January – Brighton only
April – Brighton only
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Average class size: 8 students
Locations: Brighton or London (subjects vary by location)
English language entry requirements: IELTS 5.5 or equivalent
(IELTS 6.0 for 3-term A Level; April start and A2 Level) or equivalent
Academic entry requirements: 4 GCSE passes at grade C or above in relevant subjects, or equivalent evidence of a good secondary or high school education
Tuition fees per term: £9,020 (for a complete list of prices, please visit our fees page)

Not all A Level subject combinations are available for all start dates and subjects offered will vary by location.



GCSEs are taken as a course of study before taking A Levels or a Foundation pathway. We offer a 2 Year GCSE Pathway programme as well as a 3 and 4 term programme, offering students from the age of 14 years an early opportunity to establish the language, learning and cultural skills they need to succeed in the highly competitive world of higher education.

A Levels

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A Levels are British qualifications, accepted by all universities in the UK and recognised in the USA and Australia. Students who are with us for five or six terms will typically study up to four A Levels. This gives you a world of choice.


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A one-year course for international students that builds specialist subject knowledge and language and study skills. It is more focussed than A Levels making it good preparation for university. It is recognised for entry onto a range of degree programmes at more than 70 universities in the UK.