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Computer studies develops understanding of both computer programming and theory. You will study the key aspects of programming, data structures, algorithms, program design and how computer programs work in a range of contexts. 

Computer studies will help you develop useful skills like logical planning, maths skills, programming and other technical skills.

It gives you knowledge and skills which are relevant to hundreds of different types of cutting edge jobs across many industries, like cyber security, working for high-tech companies and in artificial intelligence.

Computer studies combines well with STEM subjects, maths, art and design, fashion, and music.

Do a free, short, online course to find out more about computing (looks great on your CV too!)

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Watch a short film on ICT and Computing Apprenticeships here.

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  • T-Level Digital Business Services - This course is suitable for anyone wanting a career in IT, specifically in areas such as IT solutions or data analysis.
  • T-Level Digital Production, Design and Development - This course is suitable for anyone wanting a career in software production and design.
  • T-Level Digital Support Services - This course is suitable for anyone wanting a career in digital infrastructure and support.

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Examples of degree courses that relate to computing:

University of Bristol

University of Gloucestershire
University of Portsmouth
Solent University (Southampton)

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BBC Bitesize Career Videos

You can watch a great series of videos of young people who are working in Computing and ICT on the BBC Bitesize website.

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