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    Just wondering if IT is a good career choice?

    I am in year 11 and not really fussed on a levels. predicted about 9 GCSE'S A*-C so thats no problem.

    Im thinking about doing the BTEC level 3 extended diploma ICT course in college...

    if i do well in this im wondering if i want to go further to uni do they accept people with a BTEC etc?...

    i heard about computer science. could someone outline this job and how easy it is to get into?

    could i study this in uni with a btec etc?

    or what other jobs are there that have good pay if i done ICT...

    Computer Science covers a huge spectrum of potential career options. What do you want to end up doing?
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    (Original post by NS17)
    Computer Science covers a huge spectrum of potential career options. What do you want to end up doing?
    not sure, but thats why ict sounds good because i enjoy it

    ICT is more business based.

    If you are looking for a career in Computer Science, a levels would put you in a much better sted.

    Most univeristies do not accept ICT as a subject to count towards a Computer Science degree because it is not considered a Scientific or Technological subject.

    Computer Science is in general, more to do with computing theories and technical aspects of computing.

    Examples of Computer Science employment: Software developer, systems analyst, software engineer, system developer etc.

    In terms of getting into Computer Science, if you love the subject, you will do well.
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