The structure of the Higher Computing course contains the 3 units detailed below but please click Course Outline to see an overview of the course.
Unit 1: Computer Systems
The Computer Systems Unit develops an understanding of how computers work. The unit develops the candidates knowledge and understanding of Data Representation, Computer Structure, Peripherals, Networking and Computer Software
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Unit 2: Software Development
The Software Development Unit develops the candidate’s knowledge and skills in developing software through the use of a high level programming language. The programming language used is Visual Basic.
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Unit 3: Artificial Intelligence
The Artificial Intelligence Unit develops the candidate’s knowledge in the development, construction, use and evaluation of AI applications. Prolog will be used for the construction of an AI application.
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