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    Firstly i would just like to thank everybody that has helped me on my recent posts, truly appreciate.

    Okay, so my ideal job is to be a Windows Operating system programmer/coder,
    Obviously to get into a company like Microsoft, my best start is to get a degree/masters.

    upon looking for the right course to help me out i am struggling to find a course that has high involvement with my ideal outcome.

    the cloest course i could find is MComp Computer Science
    http://www.sussex.ac.uk/study/underg...016/4592/32846

    is there any other courses, that is more suited to my needs elsewhere that i can not find?

    Thanks in advance as always!
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    To work for a company like Microsoft you would ideally need to do a degree like Computer Science.
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    Yep. But computer science isn't directly a programming course, and that's my ideal job?
    Or would that not matter?


    Also it wouldn't provide me with enough experience in my ideal job?
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    (Original post by irdanknight)
    Yep. But computer science isn't directly a programming course, and that's my ideal job?
    Or would that not matter?


    Also it wouldn't provide me with enough experience in my ideal job?

    You seem a bit confused: you do programming in CS degrees (though it is one portion of CS), but it's more theoretical pus you get to explore a wide variety of areas (e.g. AI). You will learn everything to do with Operating Systems which will be required for that job, plus more.

    Edit: Try reading CS degree guide to give you an idea what CS is about
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    (Original post by irdanknight)
    Yep. But computer science isn't directly a programming course, and that's my ideal job?
    Or would that not matter?


    Also it wouldn't provide me with enough experience in my ideal job?
    Lol you learn more about programming in computer science more than any other course. And the job you want is really specific, what makes you wanna program operating systems? Also working on an OS isn't one problem, you still to work on kernel, processes scheduling, device drivers, etc, so the people that actually end up putting these thing together to form the OS might be a small team so your chances off ending on a team like that is pretty slim. There are better jobs imo


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