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    I'm thinking about taking my hobby forward of programming, by taking forward Computer Science in University. I've been doing techy related work since I was 11, managed to get into a bit of Game Development at around Age 13-14. I know a few languages such as HTML, CSS, LUA, PHP, SQL etc. And a few that I'm going to finish/start learning such as Java.

    My grades weren't as good from GCSE's since I was operated on in the same year, and I had a month of absence before my exams started which pretty much wasted my chance. I was hospitalized for a while. My grades weren't as good as they should've been only got one D, the rest A-C Grades (Maths: C, Predicted: A/B). I've completed my first year in College, I did Computing, Business Studies, Graphic Design and Media Studies and I didn't do Statistics or Maths A Levels or any other Maths related courses/subjects.

    So I need some advice, I have a few personal projects already that I've created such as mini-games, a few websites and so on. And I also worked in Online Businesses that relate to Programming such as Hosting Services (Server Hosting), Game Projects etc. I really wanted to do Computer Science, and I've also heard there's Software Engineering a few months ago from my Teacher.

    The career that I want to go into is something that's programming related, not quite sure yet, but I'm positive about what I want to do. What should I do?
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    (Original post by bstgmr)
    I'm thinking about taking my hobby forward of programming, by taking forward Computer Science in University. I've been doing techy related work since I was 11, managed to get into a bit of Game Development at around Age 13-14. I know a few languages such as HTML, CSS, LUA, PHP, SQL etc. And a few that I'm going to finish/start learning such as Java.

    My grades weren't as good from GCSE's since I was operated on in the same year, and I had a month of absence before my exams started which pretty much wasted my chance. I was hospitalized for a while. My grades weren't as good as they should've been only got one D, the rest A-C Grades (Maths: C, Predicted: A/B). I've completed my first year in College, I did Computing, Business Studies, Graphic Design and Media Studies and I didn't do Statistics or Maths A Levels or any other Maths related courses/subjects.

    So I need some advice, I have a few personal projects already that I've created such as mini-games, a few websites and so on. And I also worked in Online Businesses that relate to Programming such as Hosting Services (Server Hosting), Game Projects etc. I really wanted to do Computer Science, and I've also heard there's Software Engineering a few months ago from my Teacher.

    The career that I want to go into is something that's programming related, not quite sure yet, but I'm positive about what I want to do. What should I do?
    I wouldn't worry about the grades at this stage. Check the entry requirements on the website. Usually they're more interested in your A levels. Have a good look at both the comp sci and engineering courses and work out which one interests you more. Then just go for it!
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    Thank you for the support. I'm just a little worried that I might not get in. I've got a lot of experience in this sector and it's preferably what I would like to take forward, making it my first choice.
 
 
 
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