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    Over the last few weeks, I have been frustrated about whether to apply a Physics or Computer Science Degree at University. Most people say what do you want to do in the future but I can see myself doing stuff in either discipline and kinda just want some advice. My A Level Subjects are Software Systems Development, Physics and Mathematics.
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    (Original post by M4cc4n4)
    Over the last few weeks, I have been frustrated about whether to apply a Physics or Computer Science Degree at University. Most people say what do you want to do in the future but I can see myself doing stuff in either discipline and kinda just want some advice. My A Level Subjects are Software Systems Development, Physics and Mathematics.

    Well which do you enjoy more?

    Which are you better at?

    Which has better job prospects in the future?
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    Go computer science it is more usefull in the modern day
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    (Original post by cc85734)
    Well which do you enjoy more?

    Which are you better at?

    Which has better job prospects in the future?
    I enjoy both immensely, both have good graduate prospects, I would say I am good at both but am maybe slightly better at Physics.
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    Find a university that does comp science with physics
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    (Original post by M4cc4n4)
    I enjoy both immensely, both have good graduate prospects, I would say I am good at both but am maybe slightly better at Physics.
    Look at uni's you would like to go to, and see if they have better facilities for comp sci or physics?

    I'm not sure. Look at what you have to do in each course and see which one you reckon would suit you better or that you would enjoy more?
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    How much do you like programming?

    I'd personally say CS has slightly better careers prospects.

    Maybe look at universities that offer optional modules across the whole uni (e.g. Warwick) so you could do a CS degree with some physics modules. Or as suggested above, unis that offer joint degrees.
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    (Original post by olliescott)
    Go computer science it is more usefull in the modern day
    Not really, physics is involved immensely in our lives, from the CPU in a computer to the Nuclear Reactors that gives us power.


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    Find a university that does comp science with physics
    I just think Joint honours might compromise as you really only end up with half a degree in either? it is something I have considered but am a bit hesitant.
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    (Original post by computationchive)
    How much do you like programming?

    I'd personally say CS has slightly better career prospects.

    Maybe look at universities that offer optional modules across the whole uni (e.g. Warwick) so you could do a CS degree with some physics modules. Or as suggested above, unis that offer joint degrees.
    Programming is really fun. Also, career prospects are good now but as there are more graduates that means lower wages - the reason there is such a large push in school for it. also, a computer science degree kinda limits you as well I think more than physics?
 
 
 
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