NCEA Level 3 Computer Studies

L3COMP
Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr C. Malaitai

Students will learn about computer programming, networks, databases, and general computer science theory such as complexity and tractability, and artificial intelligence. Also how to apply acquired knowledge and skills to solve problems and develop solutions. Suitable for Year 13 students who are interested in tertiary study and in demand Digital Technologies careers in these fields, particularly Computer Science and Engineering.
(UE approved - domain Digital Technologies)

Qualification: NCEA Level 3 Computing; Contributes to the National Certificate in Computing Level 3.

Course Description:

This subject introduces student to the topic of computing and teaches them the skills to participate in an Information Technology society.  It also teaches them valuable and essential skills that can be transferred to many other fields of learning.

This course leads to: University Entrance

Vocational Pathways: Creative Industries, Manufacturing and Technology

Special Costs: Standard NZQA fees apply only.

 




Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91903 v1 Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 3.4 - Use complex techniques to develop a digital media outcome
3
I
4
A.S. 91906 v1 Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 3.7 - Use complex programming techniques to develop a computer program
3
I
6
A.S. 91907 v1 Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 3.8 - Use complex processes to develop a digital technologies outcome
3
I
6
A.S. 91908 v1 Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 3.9 - Analyse an area of computer science
3
E
3
Y
3w
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 3 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.