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    (Original post by TrojanH)
    Literally anything. You're overthinking it. Apply for the BSc programmes and if your grades go well you'll get asked about moving up.
    So no benefit of doing the BSc then MSc route in your opinion (over the MSci/MEng route)
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    (Original post by ukcolBehT)
    So no benefit of doing the BSc then MSc route in your opinion (over the MSci/MEng route)
    No. None at all to consider the added financial burden of the added MSc.
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    (Original post by jneill)
    MSci for the same reason as the MEng. (Funding is easier.)
    But funding aside, is the MSc not looked at differently?
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    (Original post by ukcolBehT)
    But funding aside, is the MSc not looked at differently?
    Not by employers. The MSc may have more specialisation options, and may be a better route if you want to do a PhD. But even then you can do a PhD after MSci anyway.

    Your first task is to get an undergraduate degree. Stop worrying about the MSc
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    (Original post by TrojanH)
    No. None at all to consider the added financial burden of the added MSc.
    Funding shouldn't be a problem.
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    (Original post by jneill)
    Not by employers. The MSc may have more specialisation options, and may be a better route if you want to do a PhD. But even then you can do a PhD after MSci anyway.

    Your first task is to get an undergraduate degree. Stop worrying about the MSc
    OK thank you

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    (Original post by ukcolBehT)
    Funding shouldn't be a problem.
    You don't need a MSci or a MSc to get a good job you know. The BSc on it's own is sufficient.
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    (Original post by jneill)
    Both the MEng and MSci qualify for full SFE funding.
    The MSc only qualifies for the Postgrad Loan which is not as generous. (Max £10k including tuition & living)

    So from a finance perspective the MEng or MSci is the way to go.

    As to the difference between CompSci and Software Engineering, you'll have to look at the detailed course descriptions. But CompSci is typically a bit more theoretical/academic than Software Engineering.
    Well this confused the life out of me.
    The Computer Science Course is an MCompSci, what does this mean in terms of funding?
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    (Original post by Someboady)
    Well this confused the life out of me.
    The Computer Science Course is an MCompSci, what does this mean in terms of funding?
    That's an undergraduate (or integrated) masters. So it's a 4 year undergrad course that receives full support from SFE. Same as MEng or MSci.
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    (Original post by jneill)
    You don't need a MSci or a MSc to get a good job you know. The BSc on it's own is sufficient.
    True, experience is key.
 
 
 
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