Computing vs Computer Science

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I have chosen between 2 universitys, Bangor University Computer Science (offer BBC) and University of Leicester Computing (offer BBB) I like both uni's.
Bangor are offering be a £1500 bursary if i make them my firm choice.
I love both the coding aspects and the networking and Hardware and theoretical sides of computing, i am unsure which to choose from. Any ideas?
The topics i took in college are physics, maths for science, and computing
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(Original post by Froodle)
I have chosen between 2 universitys, Bangor University Computer Science (offer BBC) and University of Leicester Computing (offer BBB) I like both uni's.
Bangor are offering be a £1500 bursary if i make them my firm choice.
I love both the coding aspects and the networking and Hardware and theoretical sides of computing, i am unsure which to choose from. Any ideas?
The topics i took in college are physics, maths for science, and computing
I can't claim to be an expert on either, but I always assumed that Computing is more about developing hardware and software systems whereas Computer Science is much more theoretical and mathematical. If you're more interested in the coding/networking/hardware side of things, Computing sounds like a more sensible choice.
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I can't claim to be an expert on either, but I always assumed that Computing is more about developing hardware and software systems whereas Computer Science is much more theoretical and mathematical. If you're more interested in the coding/networking/hardware side of things, Computing sounds like a more sensible choice.
Odd i have heard to complete opposite as far as the coding part is concerned, (which is the main part of computing i love although everything else does interest me greatly)
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Odd i have heard to complete opposite as far as the coding part is concerned, (which is the main part of computing i love although everything else does interest me greatly)
The only way you'll be able to tell is by having an in-depth look at the course content on the websites or in the prospectuses. Imperial's course is called Computing rather than CS but it definitely fits the definition of CS, so you can never really tell. They're often used interchangeably, despite the separate ideas people may hold on them.
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The only way you'll be able to tell is by having an in-depth look at the course content on the websites or in the prospectuses. Imperial's course is called Computing rather than CS but it definitely fits the definition of CS, so you can never really tell. They're often used interchangeably, despite the separate ideas people may hold on them.
Yep, exactly. Its code is G400, same as all the other CS courses, so surely the course itself must pretty much be the same, right?
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