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Level 3 Programme: A Level and BTEC Courses
Computer Science
AS/A Level
This subject is concerned with solving problems with computers.
A signi cant aspect of the course is the investigation, design and implementation of customised computer systems, and much of the teaching is devoted to developing the skills required. Programming is introduced in the AS course and developed to a higher level of complexity in the full A level. Theory work covers a wide range of hardware and software topics.
Additional Entry Requirements
Grade 5 in Maths and grade 4 in English. You are also recommended to take AS or A level Maths alongside Computing.
Assessment
There will be on-screen and written examinations designed to test both your practical and problem solving skills and your understanding of
the theory topics. In addition, the full A level will contain an individual project worth 20% of the assessment.
Dance
BTEC National (level 3)
Certi cate and Extended Certi cate
This vocational quali cation offers a practical approach, and you will be challenged to work to professional standards of creative collaboration. You will develop the knowledge
and skills required to
choreograph and perform
solo and group dances
through practical technique
classes, observation,
analysis and evaluation.
Anatomy and physiology
are linked with the dancer in action. You will be encouraged to  nd your own unique artistic voice as a dancer. You will have opportunities to work with visiting professionals in workshops and to see live dance performances. We are a department of collaboration, creation and innovation and as a dance student you will be involved in the lively artistic life of the College as a ClassAction practitioner.
Students from this course have been successful in progressing to RADA, Urdang, Bristol Old Vic, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, Lamda, GSA, East 15, Drama Centre, Mountview, Arts Ed, Birds, Performers, LABAN, The Place.
Additional Entry Requirements
Grade 4 in English; GCSE Dance or equivalent contemporary dance experience/physical skills. We do recommend a Grade 5 in a dance exam to ensure your technique is at the correct level.
Assessment
There will be a combination of internally assessed projects and assignments, together with externally examined units. Grades of Pass, Merit, Distinction or Distinction* are awarded which are equivalent to A levels for the purpose of university entrance.
Further course information can be found at: www.godalming.ac.uk
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