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    Hi,

    I have offers to do a MSc in Computer Science from both these unis and I am unsure where to go.

    From what I hear, Southampton has a better CS department but Warwick as a uni has a better reputation.

    What do you think? Which one has the better prospects?

    Thanks
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    What course interests you more? Which uni has better industry contacts?
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    (Original post by inhuman)
    What course interests you more? Which uni has better industry contacts?
    That's what I'm trying to understand. I think that despite having maybe a weaker CS department, Warwick has the better prospects. This is my idea, i'm looking for people that might have some insight on this
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    Then maybe rephrase your OP, seems a bit vague regarding that. Anyway, this is not my field so good luck!
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    (Original post by JCoelhoo)
    Hi,

    I have offers to do a MSc in Computer Science from both these unis and I am unsure where to go.

    From what I hear, Southampton has a better CS department but Warwick as a uni has a better reputation.

    What do you think? Which one has the better prospects?

    Thanks
    For CS, reputation does not mean sh?t. I've seen people from Lancaster university working at Google. I study at Southampton and been to the CS depart a few times, they've invested a lot of money into it so their CS department is probably the best in the uni, and it's not as boring as Warwick, as in there's actually a city where you can do stuff.

    If you want to get a good job, study the theory hard core, get good degree classification, get internships, work on your own projects, become a free lancer.


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    Both great, Warwick maybe edges it in terms of rep (the difference in rep will hardly even be a factor). Go to the uni you like the look and location of more.
 
 
 
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