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    My original offer from queen mary is Science Engineering Foundation Programme (4 year Computer Science) which is basically one year of maths/physics and then a regular computer science degree. However, they confirmed my place and I called them up to see what other computer science courses I was eligible for. They gave me another offer which is Computer Science with Business Management (with Industrial Experience).

    Both of these courses are 4 year courses, although I would be working for a year rather than waste a year doing a foundation degree. Is it worth doing cs with bm over doing a foundation year and doing a plain cs degree? The cs with bm degree offered by queen mary is about 80% cs and 20% bm. I need your advice because my offer only stands until Monday. Can i still get software engineer jobs with this degree or will employers find the "business management" portion unattractive? Please help, open to any advice!

    Plain CS: http://www.qmul.ac.uk/undergraduate/...ses/80043.html
    CS WITH BM WITH IE: http://www.qmul.ac.uk/undergraduate/...ses/80096.html
    (So you can compare course content)
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    (Original post by mrmrm123)
    My original offer from queen mary is Science Engineering Foundation Programme (4 year Computer Science) which is basically one year of maths/physics and then a regular computer science degree. However, they confirmed my place and I called them up to see what other computer science courses I was eligible for. They gave me another offer which is Computer Science with Business Management (with Industrial Experience).

    Both of these courses are 4 year courses, although I would be working for a year rather than waste a year doing a foundation degree. Is it worth doing cs with bm over doing a foundation year and doing a plain cs degree? The cs with bm degree offered by queen mary is about 80% cs and 20% bm. I need your advice because my offer only stands until Monday. Can i still get software engineer jobs with this degree or will employers find the "business management" portion unattractive? Please help, open to any advice!

    Plain CS: http://www.qmul.ac.uk/undergraduate/...ses/80043.html
    CS WITH BM WITH IE: http://www.qmul.ac.uk/undergraduate/...ses/80096.html
    (So you can compare course content)
    It is down to you and which one you are more excited about. Doing CS with management may be more beneficial as you will gain some key skills employers are looking for outside of tech. From looking at the structures the CS and management does miss out some modules like Algorithms and Data structures but you could still learn that content using the reading lists and books! If I were in your position and I'd take the CS and management because you don't have the foundation year (Less fees) and you get industry experience!
 
 
 
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