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    Hi, I am doing Sociology , Business , gov. and politics and English language at As . In A2 i was going to drop English lang , I was hoping to do computing at uni as i'm really interested in it, ive looked at some unis like queen mary and city university and they both don't have any specific subjects for computing just BBB in 3 a levels.However, their websites do say they prefer sciences and computing a levels. The sixth form im going to doesn't offer any computing a levels and i think i would find maths very hard.

    Do you think unis would still take me on to computer science courses?
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    (Original post by Hamzah0123)
    Hi, I am doing Sociology , Business , gov. and politics and English language at As . In A2 i was going to drop English lang , I was hoping to do computing at uni as i'm really interested in it, ive looked at some unis like queen mary and city university and they both don't have any specific subjects for computing just BBB in 3 a levels.However, their websites do say they prefer sciences and computing a levels. The sixth form im going to doesn't offer any computing a levels and i think i would find maths very hard.

    Do you think unis would still take me on to computer science courses?
    BBB is a generally low entry grade for Computer Science. Most will ask for A-level Mathematics or computing, Maths being especially desirable. Indeed some unis will take you but can ask, why do Computer Science if you feel that you struggle in Maths?
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    (Original post by alex0110)
    BBB is a generally low entry grade for Computer Science. Most will ask for A-level Mathematics or computing, Maths being especially desirable. Indeed some unis will take you but can ask, why do Computer Science if you feel that you struggle in Maths?
    Because I am very interested in the whole subject of computing , especially the programming side.
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    (Original post by Hamzah0123)
    Hi, I am doing Sociology , Business , gov. and politics and English language at As . In A2 i was going to drop English lang , I was hoping to do computing at uni as i'm really interested in it, ive looked at some unis like queen mary and city university and they both don't have any specific subjects for computing just BBB in 3 a levels.However, their websites do say they prefer sciences and computing a levels. The sixth form im going to doesn't offer any computing a levels and i think i would find maths very hard.

    Do you think unis would still take me on to computer science courses?
    I would recommend that you don't go for computer science as its heavily maths-based. If you still want to study something along the lines of computing then try software engineering or something along those lines.
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    (Original post by Mister Triaa)
    I would recommend that you don't go for computer science as its heavily maths-based. If you still want to study something along the lines of computing then try software engineering or something along those lines.
    How difficult is the maths in computer science as opposed to engineering would you say?
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    How difficult is the maths in computer science as opposed to engineering would you say?
    Depends entirely on the person. They use different types of mathematics. But by no means that the maths involved are easy.
    I recommend you try to do some research about the various computing degrees out there if you really want to do programming.
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    (Original post by Mister Triaa)
    Depends entirely on the person. They use different types of mathematics. But by no means that the maths involved are easy.
    I recommend you try to do some research about the various computing degrees out there if you really want to do programming.
    Thank you, I'll pass this info on, cheers!
 
 
 
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