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Learners following the Cambridge IGCSE (9-1) Computer Science syllabus develop their understanding of the main principles of problem solving using computers. They can apply their understanding to develop computer-based solutions to problems using algorithms and a high-level programming language. Learners also develop a range of technical skills, as well as being able to effectively test and evaluate computing solutions. Studying Cambridge IGCSE (9-1) Computer Science will help learners appreciate current and emerging computing technologies, the benefits of their use and recognise their potential risks.
Cambridge IGCSE (9-1) Computer Science helps learners develop an interest in computing and gain confidence in computational thinking. It is an ideal foundation for further study at Cambridge International AS and A Level, and the skills learnt can also be used in other areas of study and in everyday life.
This syllabus is graded from 9 to 1 but is otherwise the same as Cambridge IGCSE Computer Science (0478). You will find past papers and other resources on the web page for Cambridge IGCSE Computer Science (0478) these may be useful for teaching Cambridge IGCSE (9-1) Computer Science (0984).
Cambridge IGCSE (9-1) Computer Science (0984) is available in the June and November series for schools in the UK only.
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