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    Hey so im starting uni but will be studying computer science (undergrad) However at Alevel I studied economics, business, and maths and got 3 A grades. I want to persue a career in comp science but have no experience of coding or anything to do with computers. Will i find the course too hard or do the uni start everything from scratch. Thanks
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    Hey so im starting uni but will be studying computer science (undergrad) However at Alevel I studied economics, business, and maths and got 3 A grades. I want to persue a career in comp science but have no experience of coding or anything to do with computers. Will i find the course too hard or do the uni start everything from scratch. Thanks
    If they required previous experience or qualifications, then a) they would have said so, and b) they would have rejected you.
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    (Original post by Prodec123)
    Hey so im starting uni but will be studying computer science (undergrad) However at Alevel I studied economics, business, and maths and got 3 A grades. I want to persue a career in comp science but have no experience of coding or anything to do with computers. Will i find the course too hard or do the uni start everything from scratch. Thanks
    My bf did a computing based degree having not done IT/Computing A Levels and managed to get a first class. I'm doing an Masters in CS after having done a completely unrelated undergrad. With computer science, a lot of it is to do with practice, and grasping the key concepts early on. It is possible for you to do well, you have just got to be willing to put in the time to make sure you understand the concepts well. If you need any guidance, drop me a inbox message
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    (Original post by Med_Geek)
    My bf did a computing based degree having not done IT/Computing A Levels and managed to get a first class. I'm doing an Masters in CS after having done a completely unrelated undergrad. With computer science, a lot of it is to do with practice, and grasping the key concepts early on. It is possible for you to do well, you have just got to be willing to put in the time to make sure you understand the concepts well. If you need any guidance, drop me a inbox message
    Thanks. Much appreciated. How many hours do you study on average per day?
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    Thanks. Much appreciated. How many hours do you study on average per day?
    I think it depended on which lectures I had that day. I grasped software engineering fairly quickly so I spent less time on that, but for things like coding I spent about 3-4 hours a day. You should have a look at beginners courses in the language you will be taught in on youtube, udemy or udacity. Also have a look at the coding challenges on codingbat (can't remember if they're just in java or if they offer things in other languages too).

 
 
 
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