Structured programming

Quick links

3.1

Programming

3.2.1

Data types

3.2.2

Programming concepts

3.2.3

Arithmetic operations

3.2.4

Relational operations

3.2.5

Boolean operations

3.2.6

Data structures

3.2.7

Input/output and file handling

3.2.8

String handling operations

3.2.9

Random number generation

3.2.10

Subroutines

3.2.11

Structured programming

3.2.12

Robust and secure programming

3.3.13

Classification of programming languages

 

Syllabus content

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Describe the structured approach to programming.   Students should be able to describe the structured approach including modularised programming, clear, well documented interfaces (local variables, parameters) and return values. Teachers should be aware that the terms 'arguments' and 'parameters' are sometimes used but in examinable material we will use the term 'parameter' to refer to both of these.
     
Explain the advantages of the structured approach.    

 

Structured programming

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3.1 Fundamentals of algorithms

3.2 Programming

3.3 Fundamentals of data representation

3.4 Computer systems

3.5 Fundamentals of computer networks

3.6 Fundamentals of cyber security

3.7 Ethical, legal and environmental impacts of digital technology on wider society, including issues of privacy

3.8 Aspects of software development

Glossary and other links

Glossary of computing terms.

AQA 8520: The 2016 syllabus

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