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    Hi all,
    I'm looking for a degree in computing, but what I'd really like to study is how computing applies to different areas.
    How computing applies to music, how it applies to research, medical applications, games and entertainment etc etc... But ideally, I'd also love to learn more about core computer science concepts too, like new technologies, hardware, AI, etc.
    Essentially a dip into everything, but not specialising in anything. Breadth, not depth.

    I know this is a bit of a tall order, but does anyone know of anything like this?
    I have 140 UCAS points, ABB (with an AS C).

    Thanks so much in advance!
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    (Original post by JasperLaw)
    Hi all,
    I'm looking for a degree in computing, but what I'd really like to study is how computing applies to different areas.
    How computing applies to music, how it applies to research, medical applications, games and entertainment etc etc... But ideally, I'd also love to learn more about core computer science concepts too, like new technologies, hardware, AI, etc.
    Essentially a dip into everything, but not specialising in anything. Breadth, not depth.

    I know this is a bit of a tall order, but does anyone know of anything like this?
    I have 140 UCAS points, ABB (with an AS C).

    Thanks so much in advance!
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    Any reason computing over computer science.

    To find the kind of course content that you are looking for I would recommend looking at the core and optional modules of the courses at different unis to find the ones that fit your specification best, at the same time look at the entry requirements, sadly UCAS (and to my knowledge not any other search tool) will let you put in your grades and spit out unis that are appropriate.

    Hope this helps, let me know if you have any other questions
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    (Original post by littleswany)
    Hey

    Any reason computing over computer science.

    To find the kind of course content that you are looking for I would recommend looking at the core and optional modules of the courses at different unis to find the ones that fit your specification best, at the same time look at the entry requirements, sadly UCAS (and to my knowledge not any other search tool) will let you put in your grades and spit out unis that are appropriate.

    Hope this helps, let me know if you have any other questions
    No reason, i was told (by my teacher) that computing and computer science were essentially the same thing :/

    Great plan, I'll look into it. Thanks!
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    (Original post by JasperLaw)
    Hi all,
    I'm looking for a degree in computing, but what I'd really like to study is how computing applies to different areas.
    How computing applies to music, how it applies to research, medical applications, games and entertainment etc etc... But ideally, I'd also love to learn more about core computer science concepts too, like new technologies, hardware, AI, etc.
    Essentially a dip into everything, but not specialising in anything. Breadth, not depth.

    I know this is a bit of a tall order, but does anyone know of anything like this?
    I have 140 UCAS points, ABB (with an AS C).

    Thanks so much in advance!
    I would suggest you to have some programming knowledge before the start of the course so you will not struggle when in the course. In university you will be expected to learn most things independently. C programming will help you.
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    (Original post by deep93)
    I would suggest you to have some programming knowledge before the start of the course so you will not struggle when in the course. In university you will be expected to learn most things independently. C programming will help you.
    Ok, thanks. I'm pretty adept at python, and I have some experience in other languages too. I've been meaning to learn C for a while, anyway.
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    (Original post by JasperLaw)
    Ok, thanks. I'm pretty adept at python, and I have some experience in other languages too. I've been meaning to learn C for a while, anyway.
    In that case you should alright with the course. Best of luck.
 
 
 
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