IB Computer Science Year 12
About the course

Computer science requires an understanding of the fundamental concepts of computational thinking as well as knowledge of how computers and other digital devices operate. The Diploma Programme computer science course is engaging, accessible, inspiring and rigorous. It has the following characteristics:

  • it draws on a wide spectrum of knowledge
  • it enables and empowers innovation, exploration and the acquisition of further knowledge
  • it interacts with and influences cultures, society and how individuals and societies behave
  • it raises ethical issues
  • it is underpinned by computational thinking.