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    Hi all, my main focus for College is computer science. Its the subject in which i most enjoy and do very well in. The options i want is Computer Science, Physics and Maths.

    Heres the problem however, In computer science and physics i get A's but when it comes to maths i only get a C at most and it makes me very nervous that i will not be able to get a place at college. Can anyone give me advice/help with maths and also, if worse comes around, what subject other than A level Maths would be beneficail for a Computer Science combination.

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    (Original post by Ekel)
    Hi all, my main focus for College is computer science. Its the subject in which i most enjoy and do very well in. The options i want is Computer Science, Physics and Maths.

    Heres the problem however, In computer science and physics i get A's but when it comes to maths i only get a C at most and it makes me very nervous that i will not be able to get a place at college. Can anyone give me advice/help with maths and also, if worse comes around, what subject other than A level Maths would be beneficail for a Computer Science combination.

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    Hiya,

    With lots of practice your maths will improve massively. To do physics, especially to A2 level, it is really important to do maths as physics is very maths heavy. If you really want to do computer science, then you need to use all the resources available to you to boost your maths grade.(You really need at least a high B to do it at a level as it is a noticeable step up). It might also help to have a plan B and C as exams can be very unpredictable things or you may have a change of heart. You could look into other routes into computing e.g. apprentiships or BTEC if computing is the subject that your passionate about.
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    (Original post by VioletPhillippo)
    Hiya,

    With lots of practice your maths will improve massively. To do physics, especially to A2 level, it is really important to do maths as physics is very maths heavy. If you really want to do computer science, then you need to use all the resources available to you to boost your maths grade.(You really need at least a high B to do it at a level as it is a noticeable step up). It might also help to have a plan B and C as exams can be very unpredictable things or you may have a change of heart. You could look into other routes into computing e.g. apprentiships or BTEC if computing is the subject that your passionate about.
    Hey, thanks for the response! I am going to hit the Maths revision and hopefully stick to it religiously, While doing so it will hopefully allow me to develop a plan B and C
 
 
 
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