IGCSE

IGCSE Computer Science

IGCSE Computer Science introduces the fundamental concepts of computer science.

90%

of students score

A and above

78%

students get a top score of

A* in

IGCSE Computer Science

80%

students showed exceptional
performance in their first semester of

IGCSE Computer Science

Course Concept

IGCSE Computer Science is a course that introduces students to the fundamental concepts of computer science and develops their understanding of how computers work, how they are programmed, and their impact on society. It provides a solid foundation for further study in computer science or related fields. It is divided in:

  • Programming: Students learn the basics of programming using a high-level programming language such as Python. They develop skills in writing, debugging, and modifying code to solve problems and create functional programs.
  • Algorithms and Problem-Solving: Students learn how to design and implement algorithms to solve computational problems. They understand the principles of algorithmic thinking, including sequencing, selection, and iteration.
  • Data Representation: The course explores how data is represented and stored in computers. Students learn about binary and hexadecimal number systems, data types, and data structures.
  • Computer Systems: Students gain an understanding of the components of a computer system, including the CPU, memory, storage devices, and input/output devices. They learn about the role of operating systems and the basics of computer networks.
  • Data Security and Ethics: Students explore the importance of data security and privacy. They learn about encryption, authentication, and common security threats. They also discuss ethical considerations related to computer use, such as intellectual property rights and responsible use of technology.
  • Computer Communication and Networking: Students learn about the basics of computer networks, including protocols, IP addressing, and data transmission. They explore the internet, its infrastructure, and its impact on society.
  • Impact of Computing: The course examines the social, economic, and ethical implications of computing. Students discuss the impact of technology on individuals, communities, and the environment, as well as the ethical considerations surrounding emerging technologies.

IGCSE Computer Science

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Syllabus

Best-in-class content by leading faculty and industry leaders in the form of videos, cases and projects, assignments and live sessions

COURSE SYLLABUS PDF
1. Data Representation
  • Number Systems
  • Text, Sound and Images
  • Data Storage and Compression
10. Boolean Logic
  • Logic Gates
  • Logic Expressions
2. Data Transmission
  • Types and Methods of Data Transmission
  • Methods of Error Detection
  • Encryption
3. Hardware
  • Computer Architecture
  • Input and Output Devices
  • Data Storage
  • Network Hardware
4. Software
  • Types of Software and Interrupts
  • Types of Programming Language, Translators and Integrated Development Environments (IDEs)
5. The Internet And Its Uses
  • The Internet And The World Wide Web
  • Digital Currency
  • Cyber Security
6. Automated And Emerging Technologies
  • Automated Systems
  • Robotics
  • Artificial Intelligence
7. Algorithm Design And Problem-Solving
  • Development Life Cycle
  • Algorithms
  • Standard Methods
  • Validation and Testing
  • Identifying Errors
8. Programming
  • Programming Concepts
  • Arrays
  • File Handling
9. Databases
  • Database Theory
  • SQL

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AP Guru offers highly customised and personalised SAT Prep delivered live online.

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Our curriculum includes strategy guides, classroom books, homework sets, and full-length tests.

Our curriculum is written by our tutors and founders based on their years of teaching experience.

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  • their instructor’s undivided attention and a guided exploration of their subject with both theory and applications taught live in class.
  • expert guidance at every step that involves interactive sessions, class notes, worksheets, class recordings, and access to past papers.
  • specialist subject tutors who have graduated from top universities with a passion for teaching and a dedicated program manager to track your progress.

Experienced Tutors

Our team of teachers boast top 1% scores for the subjects they teach. All of our teachers have demonstrated an exceptional ability to convey material in a fun, personalized, and results-driven way.

With AP Guru, each student gets...
  • an experienced and certified online tutor
  • a subject specialist that will convey essential concepts in a clear and easily understandable manner
  • a teacher who is 99th percentile scorer in the subject he or she teaches

Graded Assessments

Between each class, you'll get personalized assignments so you master what you learned

With AP Guru, you will get...
  • Topic-wise worksheets and graded assessments (with marking schemes) to ensure mastery of each topic tested on the school exams
  • Doubt sessions after every couple of classes to review incorrect questions
  • Additional worksheets on topic areas of concern

Practice Papers

Practice for the exam with our library of Topic-wise Tests and Past Papers.

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  • detailed progress reports
  • study materials for easy revision
  • full-length mock papers, graded as per the grade boundaries and marking schemes.

Mentoring & Support

At AP Guru, we pair you with an experienced mentor to guide you through the exam prep process.

With AP Guru, you will get...
  • a Program Manager to help you at every step
  • dedicated support to resolve doubts, convenient class schedules and reminders for important sessions
  • Parents Teacher Meetings - We set up monthly parent teacher meetings for your to interact with the tutors

Grade Improvement: Exam Ready

The AP Guru course ensures that each student is exam ready regardless of the initial academic level at which they stand.

Exam Ready
  • Track your progress including topic, class and homework discussion
  • 10 Months of exhaustive exam prep to get you ready
  • Last 2 months of Exam Improvement Pointers and Strategies for writing high-scoring answers.
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Experienced Tutor

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Targeted Assessments

Between each class, you'll get personalized assignments so you master what you learned

Test Prep Manager

All of our students are paired with an experienced mentor to guide the student through his or her prep

Doubt Classes

We will conduct regular one-on-one feedback and doubt classes to go through your errors in mock tests and weekly assessments

Mock Tests

We offer more than 30 full length tests for our programs to our students with detailed explanations. 

Test Analytics

For each test you take, you will receive detailed reports of your performance as well as question explanations

Study Plan

The program manager will set test schedules, create reminders, set up doubt sessions, etc.

Strategy Guides

Our AP Guru SAT Strategy Guides cover every concept and strategy tested on the SAT

Weekly Progress Reports

Our curriculum is written by our tutors and founders based on their years of teaching experience.

Web Portal

The AP Guru online portal contain 100+ hours of SAT content - detailed lesson notes, and additional practice

Parent Teacher Meetings

Parents Teacher Meeting - We set up monthly parent teacher meetings for your to interact with the tutors

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    Is this a live class? Will it be a group or private class?
    All our classes are live instructor lead classes. All our academic tutoring are only one-on-one.

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    All our classes are live instructor lead classes. All our academic tutoring are only one-on-one.

  • When is the best time to get started?
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    The earlier the better! When students come to us right before it is time to apply to college, there is only so much we can do. We can certainly help these students with score improvements and craft as compelling an application as possible, but we are given experiences and data points that cannot be altered.

    When students come to us early in their educational careers, we pair them with a counselor to help them develop as applicants, students, and people early on. We help students strategize early, build their profiles, and stand out from their peers. We help students explore and develop their academic interests, engage in unique and meaningful extracurricular activities, strengthen their personal qualities and leadership skills, and ultimately, position them to get into the best schools possible.

    It takes A LOT of hard work, strategy, determination, and self-reflection to get into the school of your dreams. At AP Guru, we are here, every step of the way, to help you get there.

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    Yes! Standardized tests focus on a small, unique set of skills and topics. By knowing exactly what types of questions are on the test, a student gains a distinct advantage. Furthermore, a great tutoring company can build on this advantage by providing a highly individualized learning experience and a wealth of fantastic strategies for all types of students.  We have the evidence from thousands of students across 10+ years that great improvement is possible for nearly everyone.

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    No. We know that each student is different and has unique goals and aspirations. Our focus is to help each student excel in the tests and exams they are preparing towards.

  • What kind of results should I expect?
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    In terms of academic scores, for students not already at the top of the range, we typically want to see at least a 20 percentile rank improvement (the actual raw score this translates to varies across the scale). Going from the 50th to 70th percentile or from the 70th to 90th typically opens up a whole new range of schools for students.