12MCO

12 MAGnet Computer Science

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Miss N. Absolum

Computer Science

· A hands on course learning programming, networking and digital media skills
· Learn about website design and development, implement a local area network for a home and design an advance computer programme
· Start your journey towards a career as a Computer Programmer, Digital Designer, Game Developer, Network Administrator, Information Technology, Cyber Security or in a variety of other pathways

This course will be run at Unitec, Mt Albert campus on a Wednesday. Students will need to be willing to catch up on work from other lessons that they miss on the Wednesday.   

Please register your interest in this subject by selecting it as a back up at this stage i.e. select your six subjects and then computer science . The final details around how the course will be run will be known by the end of the term.


Pathway

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Students will need access to a Computer

Prerequisites

There are no Prerequisites for this course.

However there is a further acknowledgement of commitment that is required by both parents and the student taking this course. 

A commitment to attendance is also required.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 14 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91896 v1
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 2.7 - Use advanced programming techniques to develop a computer program
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91893 v1
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 2.4 - Use advanced techniques to develop a digital media outcome
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91892 v1
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 2.3 - Use advanced techniques to develop a database
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 14
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0