Do you need physics to study Computer science Watch

taliman
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Do uni's really require you to do have an A Level in Physics to study computer science, or can you get through into the course with just maths?
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You don't need physics no.
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No, but I think it would be useful surely? I wouldn't be surprised if Cambridge wanted it.
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im was aiming to go somewhere like Aston. Cambridge is more than just a dream for me lol no way too clever.
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Don't drop it, some univiersities do require Physics for Computer Science and it is still an advantage to have it even if a univiersity doesn't require it.
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At aston:
Specific subject requirements:
A level: Maths A/AS level preferred, but NOT essential
General Studies accepted
GCSE: Maths grade B // English grade C
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There you go then.
Also Maths and Physics go well together so it wouldn't be too bad studying the both of them.
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Physics is just a decent mathematical subject that shows you have the right skills for computer science. As long as you can prove you have a decent maths ability it's not necessary.
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Do you need an English A-level to do Computer Science ?
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you don't need any specific A levels for computer science at most universities some require maths a level that is about it try doing research rather than relying on others to fill you in
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Often required A level: Maths
Favoured A levels: Maths, Physics, Computing

I think most people would agree that anyone applying with those three would be a very attractive applicant.
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