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    I was just wandering if anyone knows the major differences between both and are they both respected solid degrees in terms of graduate opportunities ect?
    Really not sure which to do and I was also thinking of doing Accounting and finance so i really can't decide between the 3. It's also worth noting I've had no experience with programming before so it would be completely new.

    Any help will be very appreciated,


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    the difference depends on the university. however, if i were to generalize then i'd say the difference is not that significant because most of the modules in a software engineering degree will be the same as those in a computer science degree in the first and second years. perhaps one or two of the modules might be different. in the third year, most universities will make you take an extended project worth about 1/2 to 1/4 of the academic year to contribute to the BCS' requirement for chartered engineer status. the remaining 1/2 or 3/4s of the year is spent by studying specialty modules which are all optional. a software engineering degree would have all the optional software engineering modules set as compulsory. for example, look on newcastle's computer science website - http://www.ncl.ac.uk/undergraduate/d.../g600/modules/
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