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    I am currently studying computer science GCSE, however the course seems dull and I am not enjoying it. What is A level computer science like and what will I learn?
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    Hey, so I did Computer Science at GCSE and I'm doing it at A Level at the moment. If you're not liking Computer Science at GCSE you probably won't like it at A Level I'm afraid. A Level computer science is learning things like how a computer system works, how the internet and computer transfers data and instructions. That is the theory side. The practical side is learning a programming language and then by using the programming skills learnt, you will complete a project of your choice. For example, I have decided to make a game for my project.

    Is there anything you like in the GCSE Computer Science course?
 
 
 
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