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    Studying A2 Maths, Further Maths and Physics.

    I've been self teaching and learning to program since around 12/13 - I loved it and still do. I've always been dead set since then that I was going to study computer science. I've been around several unis and looked at only computer science departments.

    However it's got to the point where I need to submit my UCAS and I am seriously have second thoughts. I've grown to absolutely love Maths, mainly pure and mechanics. I enjoy Physics and find it interesting, but only really like the mechanical side of physics, something fascinates me about being work out pretty much anything and everything in the mechanical world; hence I really do want to continue learning about it.

    So right now I have this dilemma. Do I stick with applying for a Computer Science degree, do I instead take a Maths degree (can I focus on mechanics) or do I even look into a Physics degree. My main concern is what would I be able to go into with a Maths degree or should I stick with Computer Science.

    I'm starting to worry because I need to know what I want to do months ago really.
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    Studying A2 Maths, Further Maths and Physics.

    I've been self teaching and learning to program since around 12/13 - I loved it and still do. I've always been dead set since then that I was going to study computer science. I've been around several unis and looked at only computer science departments.

    However it's got to the point where I need to submit my UCAS and I am seriously have second thoughts. I've grown to absolutely love Maths, mainly pure and mechanics. I enjoy Physics and find it interesting, but only really like the mechanical side of physics, something fascinates me about being work out pretty much anything and everything in the mechanical world; hence I really do want to continue learning about it.

    So right now I have this dilemma. Do I stick with applying for a Computer Science degree, do I instead take a Maths degree (can I focus on mechanics) or do I even look into a Physics degree. My main concern is what would I be able to go into with a Maths degree or should I stick with Computer Science.

    I'm starting to worry because I need to know what I want to do months ago really.
    Maths & CompSci. CompSci is really not programming at its core at all, it's very much theoretical, logical and mathsy. But yeah, I'd say a join honours with your Maths modules being focused on mechanics is the way to go.

    Also do bear in mind that uni maths is nothing like a level maths - proofs take front and centre for the most part.

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