Cambridge International AS and A Level Computer Science Coursebook

Cambridge International AS and A Level Computer Science Coursebook

2.4 (5 ratings by Goodreads)
By (author)  , By (author) 

Free delivery worldwide

Available. Expected delivery to the United States in 6-11 business days.

Not ordering to the United States? Click here.


Cambridge International AS and A Level Computer Science offers a complete set of resources to accompany the 9608 syllabus. This coursebook delivers an accessible guide to the theoretical and practical skills that are required by the course, with a clear progression of tasks that consolidate and develop knowledge. It offers students detailed descriptions of the concepts, reinforced with examples that outline complex subject matter in a clear way. Alongside fundamental definitions, higher level programming skills are developed through the explanation of processes and consolidated by practical exam-type questions for students to attempt.
show more

Pearson Programming and Web Development

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 448 pages
  • 219 x 276 x 17mm | 1,090g
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Worked examples or Exercises
  • 1107546737
  • 9781107546738
  • 140,861

Table of contents

PART 1 THEORY FUNDAMENTALS; 1. Information representation; 2. Communication and Internet technologies; 3. Hardware; 4. Logic gates and logic circuits; 5. Processor fundamentals; 6. Assembly language programming; 7. System software; 8. Data security, privacy and integrity; 9. Ethics and ownership; 10. Database and data modelling; PART 2 FUNDAMENTAL PROBLEM-SOLVING AND PROGRAMMING SKILLS; 11. Algorithm design and problem solving; 12. Stepwise refinement and structure charts; 13. Programming and data representation; 14. Structured programming; 15. Software development; PART 3 ADVANCED THEORY; 16. Data representation; 17. Communication and Internet technologies; 18. Boolean algebra and logic circuits; 19. Processor and computer architecture; 20. System software; 21. Security; 22. Monitoring and control systems; PART 4 FURTHER PROBLEM-SOLVING AND PROGRAMMING SKILLS; 23. Computational thinking and problem-solving; 24. Algorithm design methods; 25. Recursion; 26. Further programming; 27. Object-oriented programming (OOP); 28. Low level programming; 29. Declarative programming; 30. Software development
show more

Rating details

5 ratings
2.4 out of 5 stars
5 20% (1)
4 20% (1)
3 0% (0)
2 0% (0)
1 60% (3)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X