Level 2 Computer Science

12CSC
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms O. Liddle

Recommended Prior Learning

Knowledge of computer programming is recommended but students can take this course if they have strong problem-solving skills and logical thinkers. If you have not taken 11DTA, you need approval from the teacher in charge to ensure this is a suitable course.


The course is designed to provide students with a high level of fluency in computer programming, interface design and computer science theory. Computer science topics vary from a choice of computer security, encryption, error control and artificial intelligence. All these topics will be explored through computer programming using the C# language and project management skills.


Course Overview

Term 1
Conduct an inquiry to propose a digital technologies outcome
Program Skills using Visual Studio C# (C sharp) and GitHub

Term 2
Project Management techniques
Program Skills using Visual Studio C# (C sharp) and GitHub
Use advanced programming techniques and processes to develop a computer programming

Term 3
Use advanced programming techniques and processes to develop a computer programming
Theory of computer science; focusing on artificial intelligence

Term 4
Use advanced programming techniques and processes to develop a computer programming
Theory of computer science; focusing on artificial intelligence

Learning Areas:

Digital Technology


Assessment Policy & Procedures
Pathway

Level 3 Computer Science

Career Pathways

Software Developer, Game Developer, Scrum Master, User Experience Designer, Information Technology Architect, Project Manager, Aircraft Maintenance Engineer, Sound Technician, Data Analyst, Test Analyst, Telecommunications Engineer, Electronics Engineer, Information Technology Helpdesk/Support Technician, Systems Administrator, Security Consultant, Network Administrator, Penetration Tester, Biomedical Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Graphic Designer, Animator/Digital Artist, Mechanical Engineering Technician, Graphic Pre-press Worker

Equipment/Stationery

Earphones with 3.5 mm audio jack
Example: https://www.noelleeming.co.nz/shop/audio/headphones-earphones/wired-earphones/sony-mdre9lpb-in-ear-headphones-black/prod111362.html?gclsrc=aw.ds&&gclid=EAIaIQobChMI8LrQl_fN6wIVSHZgCh3b9gN_EAQYAiABEgISk_D_BwE&gclsrc=aw.ds

It is advantages to have the use of a computer, which can support Visual Studio installation, to work on from home.


Pathway Tags

Software Developer, Database Developer, Game Developer, Project Manager, User Experience Designer, Test Analyst, Network Administrator, Penetration Tester, Security Consultant, Data Analyst, Scrum MasterInformation Technology Helpdesk/Support Technician, Animator/Digital Artist, Mining Engineer, Aeronautical Engineer, Mechanical Engineering Technician, Aircraft Maintenance Engineer, Sound Technician, Electronics Engineer, Biomedical Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Graphic Designer, Telecommunications Engineer, Systems Administrator, Graphic Pre-press Worker, Information Technology Architect


Disclaimer

this information may vary