AS Computer Science

AS – Information Technology
October 7, 2020
Memory Palace
January 4, 2021

AS Computer Science

Welcome to this Cambridge AS Computer Science Course

 

We will be studying the following Course Content during this course:

AS Level Content
1 Information representation 1.1 Data Representation
1.2 Multimedia – Graphics, Sound
1.3 Compression

2 Communication 2.1 Networks including the internet

3 Hardware 3.1 Computers and their components
3.2 Logic Gates and Logic Circuits

4 Processor Fundamentals 4.1 Central Processing Unit (CPU) Architecture
4.2 Assembly Language
4.3 Bit manipulation

5 System Software 5.1 Operating System
5.2 Language Translators

6 Security, privacy and data integrity 6.1 Data Security
6.2 Data Integrity

7 Ethics and Ownership 7.1 Ethics and Ownership

8 Databases 8.1 Database Concepts
8.2 Database Management System (DBMS)
8.3 Data Definition Language (DDL) and Data Manipulation
Language (DML)

9 Algorithm Design and Problem-Solving 9.1 Computational Thinking Skills
9.2 Algorithms

10 Data Types and structures 10.1 Data Types and Records
10.2 Arrays
10.3 Files
10.4 Introduction to Abstract Data Types (ADT)

11 Programming 11.1 Programming Basics
11.2 Constructs
11.3 Structured Programming

12 Software Development 12.1 Program Development Lifecycle
12.2 Program Design
12.3 Program Testing and maintenance