Chose wrong A levels. Should I change it?????

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Currently, I am taking history, business and politics at A level. At university I wish to do computer science. However as i do not have maths should i redo AS in order to pick up maths and physics
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No maths, no computer science. Period.
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(Original post by Hmz222)
Currently, I am taking history, business and politics at A level. At university I wish to do computer science. However as i do not have maths should i redo AS in order to pick up maths and physics
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timster32 Reality Check What if i take a foundation year??
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You definitely need maths for computer science
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timster32 Reality Check What if i take a foundation year??
I think you'd still need A level maths to do a foundation year - computing is just applied maths, after all!
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Fair enough, but I wouldn't want to be taking CompSci without a background in mathematics. For me, that'd be like trying to do Economics without Maths - maybe not mandatory but foolish! If you've managed without it, then that's well done to you.
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Fair enough, but I wouldn't want to be taking CompSci without a background in mathematics. For me, that'd be like trying to do Economics without Maths - maybe not mandatory but foolish! If you've managed without it, then that's well done to you.
I agree, although maths may not be ESSENTIAL, it is highly desirable. If you are thinking of doing computer science you need to be competent in maths.
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You have taken no A level subjects relevant to computer science, why did you pick the subject at university if you haven't at least taken CS, mathematics or ICT/tech-based-subect at A level?
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I chose these subjects at first as i believed they would be easy for me. However after researching courses at university, it does not lead me to a course I want to do which is computer science.
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