COMP2: Theory

The COMP2 unit (Computer Components, The Stored Program Concept and The Internet) effectively teaches you how computer systems operate.  It has a one hour written exam which is worth 40% of the AS-level.

Topic Overview

Week Topic
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2
3
4
  • Hardware: Structure of a processor
5
6
  • Hardware: Input + Output Devices
7
  • Hardware: Secondary Storage Devices
8
  • Half Term
9
  • Half Term
10
11
12
13
  • Internetworking: Structure of The internet
14
  • Internetworking: Addressing
15
  • Internetworking: Client Server Model
  • Internetworking: TCP/IP Stack
16
  • Winter Break
17
  • Winter Break
18
  • Winter Break
19
20
  • Web Design: HTML
  • Web Design: CSS Formatting
21
  • Web Design: CSS Positioning
22
  • Ethics: Computing Legal Framework
23
  • Ethics: Emerging Technologies
24
25
  • Half Term
26
27
28
  • Review Exam
29
30
31
  • Practice Paper 1
32
  • Spring Break
33
  • Spring Break
34
  • Collect in Revision Notes
  • Practice Paper 2
35
36
37
  • Exam Leave
38
  • Exam Leave
39
  • Half Term
40
  • COMP1 Summer External Examination 1st June
  • COMP2 Summer External Examination 3rd June