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    Come September Ive got to start to make choices about uni. I would like to work towards a career in programming. Ideally, I would love to work programming games. I did computer Science at GCSE and now at A level. I also teach myself some programming at home and it is something I am really passionate about. Anyway there are quite a lot of IT related degrees and Im not sure which would be the best one for what I want to do. Should I do computer science which would be more general or would I be better choosing something more specific such as artificial intelligence or software development?
    Any help would be great thanks!
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    (Original post by catman99)
    Come September Ive got to start to make choices about uni. I would like to work towards a career in programming. Ideally, I would love to work programming games. I did computer Science at GCSE and now at A level. I also teach myself some programming at home and it is something I am really passionate about. Anyway there are quite a lot of IT related degrees and Im not sure which would be the best one for what I want to do. Should I do computer science which would be more general or would I be better choosing something more specific such as artificial intelligence or software development?
    Any help would be great thanks!
    comp sci or comp sci with AI

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    At most unis you'll see that Software Engineering and Computer Science are broadly the same course - they will likely be identical for the first 1-2 years.

    So it's basically preference - either way you'll learn about the fundamentals and then specialise from there - so it's probably worth looking up Uni's you want to go to and then looking at the modules they teach to garner a good understanding of whether or not you'll have the opportunity to learn the right sorts of things after your 1st/2nd year.

    Hope this helps!
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    Computer engineering or computer science

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    (Original post by nerdling_CompSci)
    Computer engineering or computer science

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    Do you want to do mostly electronics/physics-y stuff or do you want to learn maths/logic/software?

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    artificial intelligence. edinburgh has the best AI department in the UK.
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    (Original post by Raees_Sharif)
    artificial intelligence. edinburgh has the best AI department in the UK.
    what makes it the best ai dept
 
 
 
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