Computer Science is one of the most sought after qualifications in industry today. All students at New College Leicester study Information Technology as part of the Personal Development carousel. In addition, students can opt to study either Computer Science or Creative iMedia in Year 10 and 11. The J277 qualification allows students to understand and apply the fundamental principles and concepts of Computer Science including abstraction, decomposition, logic, algorithms, and data representations.
Students learn how to analyse problems in computational terms using practical examples in the designing, writing and debugging of computer programs.