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    hello guys,
    i'm about to entry the university and i didn't decide what to study. is there anyone who is studying software engineering or computer systems and networks so he can help me?
    Thanks a lot
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    It really depends on what you wanna do.

    Computer Systems and Networks will be focused on the much more technical side of computing, more specifically understanding the underlying hardware in computers, some software and the math that goes behind computing. The course is accredited by the British Computer Society but lacks any additional CISCO/CompTIA certifications (from what I have seen) and other courses offer these - this would give you a greater chance in getting a job after finishing the course, but some jobs will allow you to do these certifications in training/on the job.

    Software Engineering will include the fundamentals behind software development - this includes database design (an imperative part of software development), programming languages and other important aspects of engineering software. There is no other mainstream accreditation (apart from British Computer Society) for the software engineering industry, so you should be decently qualified by the end of the course when you leave.

    Both courses include a lot of mathematics (complex math, problem solving, etc), a module on programming (at least) and have very decent career prospects. Additionally, both courses also offer a placement year - which I would fully recommend you take if you take either course; practical experience in the industry will improve your chances of getting a job when your course finishes.

    Software Engineering would be my personal choice, because I am more interested in creating software - rather than having to use complex maths just to build networks.
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    Is it better to use a pc or a macbook? I resulted in computer engineering, and i don't know which is better for the university...


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    Depends what programming lanuages you're going to use, no point getting a macbook if you're going to be writing windows programs. I'm doing Web Development and primarily use Ruby/PHP so will be on a mac.
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    Are languages like c++'or assembly compatible with mac?


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    (Original post by totis96)
    Are languages like c++'or assembly compatible with mac?


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    Yes, they are. You can also get linux on your mac, and there are other programs that let you run various programming languages. Get used to using the terminal, browse through technical blogs. Check out github.com. That's the only way you'll learn, you won't get much help here on TSR.

    And what do you mean by assembly? There are lots of different assembly languages, and they're not compatible with all processors. I suggest you look into assembly languages more on the internet.Get yourself an Arduino to get into low-level programming.
 
 
 
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