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    Is it possible to do a Masters in Computer Science after an undergraduate in economics or mathematics for example??

    Similarly, if after the first year of a BSc in Computer Science I'd like to switch out, how easy is that to do?
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    Very easy, I know UCL and Imperial do MSc conversion CS courses. There will be others too but those are the ones off the top off my head.


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    Yes, they're called conversion masters. Some universities in the UK have MSc for CS designed from graduates from other fields, i think ucl, imperial, bristol, brimingham, kent, newcastle and swansea all offer the MSc in CS.
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    Yea, some unis have conversion Masters with advanced Masters for CS grads. I know that's what UCL offer (http://www.cs.ucl.ac.uk/students/msc_cs).
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    (Original post by BPreston)
    Very easy, I know UCL and Imperial do MSc conversion CS courses. There will be others too but those are the ones off the top off my head.


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    So if I finish with BSc Economics in LSE for example, I can do a MSc CS in UCL? Is conversion only 1 year also, by the way?
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    I did the one-year conversion MSc at UCL after my undergraduate degree in Economics. I enjoyed it so much that I stuck around for a PhD and am now a CS academic.
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    (Original post by St Andrews CompSci)
    I did the one-year conversion MSc at UCL after my undergraduate degree in Economics. I enjoyed it so much that I stuck around for a PhD and am now a CS academic.
    Awesome!

    What made you switch may I ask?
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    (Original post by Kolasinac138)
    Awesome!

    What made you switch may I ask?
    My favourite parts of my economics degree were to do with resource allocation and telecommunications pricing. Both of which are directly applicable to computer networks, and so I wanted to learn more about this through a CS degree. Thus I don't really think that I "switched"; rather I have applied economics to computer science. The great thing about computer science is that a lot of it involves other disciplines (e.g., physics, maths, biology, economics). So it is hard to get bored.
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    (Original post by St Andrews CompSci)
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    That was me, thank you for your reply. Could you resend it? I've just updated my e-mail address. Thank you!
 
 
 
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