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    so I'm in year 10 now going to year 11 and I really want to work in the technology and business field but the thing is my school doesn't do computer science, I'm doing ICT but by the time I get into the sixth form they would have got rid of ICT and I would not like to do computer science at a levels because it's so difficult is there any other way I can get into the technology and business field and what A- levels do i choose
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    GCSE Computer Science is equivalent to an A-level in my opinion and and A-level covers much of what I did at university. Realistically both are only really relevant if you are interested in software development. Keep your options open and take A-levels like Maths, Physics and something you really enjoy. Alternatively, Google some universities and look at the courses you might be interested in. Then see what their entry requirements are. For most technology courses, maths and a science are generally asked for but you might be surprised. Have you thought about A-level business studies or economics?

    Good luck!
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    (Original post by ByEeek)
    GCSE Computer Science is equivalent to an A-level in my opinion and and A-level covers much of what I did at university. Realistically both are only really relevant if you are interested in software development. Keep your options open and take A-levels like Maths, Physics and something you really enjoy. Alternatively, Google some universities and look at the courses you might be interested in. Then see what their entry requirements are. For most technology courses, maths and a science are generally asked for but you might be surprised. Have you thought about A-level business studies or economics?

    Good luck!
    the thing is that i hate maths and physics and only subjects im good at is bio,chem,business,ict,
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    the thing is that i hate maths and physics and only subjects im good at is bio,chem,business,ict,
    Yeah. I get that. But technology is hard so you need to make a decision. ICT as a subject is very good at giving you an overview of what tech is and how it works at a superficial level but if you want to be involved in developing technology, it is pretty fluffy.

    Why not see if you can get some work experience at a tech firm or even just a visit to see what they do?
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    (Original post by ByEeek)
    Yeah. I get that. But technology is hard so you need to make a decision. ICT as a subject is very good at giving you an overview of what tech is and how it works at a superficial level but if you want to be involved in developing technology, it is pretty fluffy.

    Why not see if you can get some work experience at a tech firm or even just a visit to see what they do?
    I just had two weeks of work experience at national bank of Australia(it department) And I loved it
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    I just had two weeks of work experience at national bank of Australia(it department) And I loved it
    Cool. Did you ask them what subjects you needed to take in order to work there? I think you need to face facts and do maths though. Such a vital subject in today's world. There are enough Psychologists.
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    Cool. Did you ask them what subjects you needed to take in order to work there? I think you need to face facts and do maths though. Such a vital subject in today's world. There are enough Psychologists.
    I am sooooooo bad at maths like maths is a totally different language to me
 
 
 
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