WACE Computer Science

Computer Science (Units 1&2 and Units 3&4) gives you access to an extensive range of revision material, which can deliver a significant boost to your ATAR score. In WACE Computer Science, the course focuses on the fundamental principles, concepts and skills within the field of computing and provides students with opportunities to develop flexibility and adaptability in the application of these, in the roles of developers and users. The underpinning knowledge and skills in computer science are practically applied to the development of computer systems and software, and the connectivity between computers, peripheral devices and software used in the home, workplace and in education is examined.

Using only WA Curriculum specific assessment material, students use ReviseOnline to develop skills to more effectively articulate responses and manage time pressure, leading to less stress and higher scores.

Users of ReviseOnline Computer Science will receive:

Course

Topic tests

Exam builders

Full exams

Year 11 (Unit 1&2)

10

1

3

Year 12 (Unit 3&4)

10

1

3

Structure of assessments

  • Topic tests - 9 Short Answers (45 marks). Suggested time 35 min each

  • Exam builders - 11 Short Answers (57 marks), 2 Extended Answers (72 marks). Suggested time 2hrs each

  • Full exams - 18 Short Answers (88 marks), 4 Extended Answers (121 marks). Suggested time 3hrs each

Marking keys

Each test or exam also comes complete with sample answers and WACE style marking keys. Multiple choice are automatically marked for you.

Topic areas covered:

Year 11 (Unit 1&2)

Year 12 (Unit 3&4)

Systems Analysis & Development

Systems Analysis & Development

Managing Data

Managing Data

Developing Software

Developing Software

Programming

Programming

Networks and Communications

Networks and Communications