Talented Computing Program

This is our accelerated learning HSC course in Information & Processes Technology studied in Year 9 and 10.

This course is designed for gifted and talented Information Technology students to maximise their potential in the HSC. TCP is a unique program designed to offer gifted and talented students the opportunity to undertake the Preliminary and HSC courses in Information & Processes Technology (IPT) in Stage 5, Years 9 & 10.

This is a HSC course that provides two units towards the HSC credential in Year 12. Completing this HSC course in Year 10 also gives students the opportunity to select Software Design & Technology in Stage 6, maximising their Information and Communication Technology learning. The course also gives students the opportunity to experience HSC study in year 9 and 10.

The TCP program leads to the option to study university Computing Science units through the UNSW COMP1917 in Year 11. This course is held at Caringbah high and each year, a limited number of talented high school students are offered the opportunity to enrol at UNSW and take COMP1917, the highly popular first-year university level course in computing.

Click here for more information: UNSW Computing Course

Students must apply to be considered for selection in the accelerated IPT (HSC) course. As part of the selection procedure students may be requested to submit a brief application, which will be considered to determine their suitability for this accelerated course.