UK School Level Computer Science Qualifications

GCSE, O-Level and A-Level Computing Subjects

Listed here are Computing and Computer Science school level qualifications available in the UK.  The GCSE and O-Level exams are commonly taken at the end of Year 11 (pupils reach the age of sixteen during that year). The A-Level is commonly taken at the end of Year 13 ( pupils reach the age of eighteen during that year). Some colleges offer these qualifications to mature students. Some schools allow pupils to take examinations earlier.

This list deals with computer science qualifications, learning how computers work from the inside and how to program them. The list does not cover ICT, learning how to use computers as a tool in everyday life and the workplace.