ICT Skills

Understand computer basics before new business. Learn file organization, maintenance, applications, and multimedia through intro course.

 ​The benefits of tak​ing this course

IGCSE Computer Science provides an ideal foundation into the world of computer science. Learners gain confidence in computational thinking and programming, an appreciation of automated and emerging technologies and the benefits of their use. They develop an understanding of the main principles of problem-solving by creating computer-based solutions using algorithms and a high-level programming language. Learners also develop a range of technical skills including the ability to test effectively and to evaluate solutions.

 ​The outcomes which one will learn in the course

The course is aimed to enable a person to develop:

  • Computational thinking skills
  • An understanding of the main principles of solving problems using computers
  • The skills necessary to solve computer-based problems using a high-level programming language.
  • An understanding of the component parts of computer systems and how they interrelate.
  • An understanding of the internet as a means of communication and its associated risks
  • An understanding of the development and use of automated and emerging technologies.
The Topics covered in the course include
  1. Data representation
  2. Data transmission
  3. Hardware
  4. Software
  5. The internet and WWW
  6.  Automated systems and emerging technologies
  7. Algorithm design and problem-solving
  8. Programming
  9. Databases
  10. Boolean logic
The mode of presentation of the course

There are 98 asynchronous lessons with activities that enable a person to achieve the aims of the course. On top of this there will be one live lesson a week to further assist with achieving the aims of the course. Please advise the Timetable in regards to the available live lesson.

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