13COM

Level 3 Computer Studies Technology

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr C. Smith

This course offers students the opportunity to learn skills in computing. The course prepares students for academic computing courses at University as well as for careers in technical computing roles.
Total credits: 20

You will learn to:
• develop understanding of concepts in computer science, including artificial intelligence and tractability
• develop your problem solving skills using the technology process
• create an advanced website using HTML5, CSS3 and Javascript
• plan and write a program with a graphical user interface using Object Oriented Programming concepts


Recommended Prior Learning

Completed 12COM and have level 1 Literacy

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91637 v4
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies 3.46 - Develop a complex computer program for a specified task
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91636 v4
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies 3.44 - Demonstrate understanding of areas of computer science
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r,4w *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91635 v4
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies 3.43 - Implement complex procedures to produce a specified digital media outcome
4
4
4
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91633 v4
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies 3.41 - Implement complex procedures to develop a relational database embedded in a specified digital outcome
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: Y
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 20
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 20
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4
TotalNumeracy Credits: 12

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 20

Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.