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    I'm thinking of being a software engineer or a a banker. But I have no idea what I need to take for my a levels to become either of them. I was thinking maths , physics and business but I'm not for the fourth choice. Any ideas?
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    (Original post by Suleman2927282)
    I'm thinking of being a software engineer or a a banker. But I have no idea what I need to take for my a levels to become either of them. I was thinking maths , physics and business but I'm not for the fourth choice. Any ideas?
    Your A-level choices are irrelevant. Choose the subject you like, and also start researching those jobs properly during your A-levels (I'd suggest reading the sticky threads on the banking forum).

    Have you thought about doing Computer Science to see if you'd actually end up liking coding?
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    Actually, A Levels are very important and those A Level's are good choices. Are you going to university afterwards?
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    (Original post by kkboyk)
    Your A-level choices are irrelevant. Choose the subject you like, and also start researching those jobs properly during your A-levels (I'd suggest reading the sticky threads on the banking forum).

    Have you thought about doing Computer Science to see if you'd actually end up liking coding?
    The thing is I haven't taken computer science as any of my IGCSE choices. But I'm good at maths so engineering is a path I like but I was told software was more for me as people say I'm more of the 'tech' guy. But I'm not sure
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    (Original post by CookieSusee)
    Actually, A Levels are very important and those A Level's are good choices. Are you going to university afterwards?
    Yeah I am but I'm not sure what university are even good in those two paths
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    Well, I wouldn't be able to advise you on particular universities for those career paths but I do think that you should try your best in your A Levels to ensure your choices for universities are wide. Since you are going to uni afterwards, I think your fourth option should be computer science as it could be beneficial for both careers since it'll obviously be useful for getting a degree needed to be a software engineer if you choose that and if not, bankers usually should have some sort of experience with IT and an A Level in Computer Science could give you that.
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    (Original post by Suleman2927282)
    The thing is I haven't taken computer science as any of my IGCSE choices. But I'm good at maths so engineering is a path I like but I was told software was more for me as people say I'm more of the 'tech' guy. But I'm not sure
    No idea what they're on about. Being a 'tech' guy doesn't necessarily mean you're coding/programming kind (tech is a VERY broad field). You don't need GCSE Computing for A-level: you'll be taught from scratch.
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    (Original post by CookieSusee)
    Well, I wouldn't be able to advise you on particular universities for those career paths but I do think that you should try your best in your A Levels to ensure your choices for universities are wide. Since you are going to uni afterwards, I think your fourth option should be computer science as it could be beneficial for both careers since it'll obviously be useful for getting a degree needed to be a software engineer if you choose that and if not, bankers usually should have some sort of experience with IT and an A Level in Computer Science could give you that.
    Right , thanks I kind of get it now
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    (Original post by kkboyk)
    No idea what they're on about. Being a 'tech' guy doesn't necessarily mean you're coding/programming kind (tech is a VERY broad field). You don't need GCSE Computing for A-level: you'll be taught from scratch.
    Okay understood thanks
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    (Original post by Suleman2927282)
    I'm thinking of being a software engineer or a a banker. But I have no idea what I need to take for my a levels to become either of them. I was thinking maths , physics and business but I'm not for the fourth choice. Any ideas?
    Business? Nah
    Get as much Maths as you can
    Physics
    Computer Science
    Chemistry
 
 
 
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