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What are my options for future study/careers?

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    Now i really feel like i've messed up my choices in my A-levels and I came to realise this half-way through year one of college where it was too late to go back and change anything. I'm currently in year 2 of college and have an As level in Computing and am currently expecting an A/A* in Electronics and a D*D* in Double BTEC IT. I'm really set on doing an Engineering course but I think i've messed up by not doing physics. I was never allowed to do maths because my college required students to have an A at GCSE and I never had the foresight to do physics. I really want to avoid foundation years if I can because it's extra money and time spent on something that might not even pay off in this day and age. Although i'm really hopeful with BAE and have some work experience lined up for December i'd be really grateful if anybody knew of any half-decent courses I have even a chance of getting into. I'm really interested in the Software and Electronic Engineering courses and would also be happy with a software engineering course if there was no way I could do one that integrated hardware. I'm also super interested in the Space Engineering courses from Surrey and Kingston but I doubt I could even afford to live there even if I did get on. Thanks for any replies.

    Could do an access course although tbh I'd say it's worth paying the extra for a foundation year as access courses are hit and miss plus the foundation year gives you extra time to settle into the uni environment and make friends.
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Updated: October 11, 2016
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