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Computer Science

WJEC offers Computer Science courses at GCE and GCSE.  The suite of qualifications has proved popular with centres for a number of reasons.  These include:

  • the clarity of the specifications and assessment material
  • the reliability of examining and moderation
  • the approachability of WJEC staff


The GCSE qualification has a structure of three units.  One written examined unit, one on-screen examination and a controlled assignment.


The GCE qualification has a structure of five units.  The AS consists of one written examined unit and one on-screen examination.  The A2 consists of two additional examined units and an additional coursework unit.

For further information, please contact:

Ian Gillam - Subject Officer 
Telephone: 029 2026 5137 
E-mail: ian.gillam@wjec.co.uk

Clare Williams - Subject Support Officer 
Telephone: 029 2026 5059 
E-mail: clare.williams@wjec.co.uk