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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.

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