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    I’m soon to finish a BEng in Computer Science at Imperial College London. Upon finishing I intend to go into a Second undergraduate degree in Mathematics, and potentially take Mathematics to PhD level. Given that money isn’t a concern, how would employers see this, would they like the two undergraduate degrees, and is a PhD a good idea considering my passion for the subject?
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    (Original post by Viganajvazi1999)
    I’m soon to finish a BEng in Computer Science at Imperial College London. Upon finishing I intend to go into a Second undergraduate degree in Mathematics, and potentially take Mathematics to PhD level. Given that money isn’t a concern, how would employers see this, would they like the two undergraduate degrees, and is a PhD a good idea considering my passion for the subject?
    Why isn't money a concern?

    What sort of employers are you seeking to "impress" with this route?

    Have you checked with any universities to see if your CompSci BEng is acceptable for a Maths MSc? You could also look at Affiliate Status at Cambridge or Oxford (Senior Status).
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    (Original post by Doonesbury)
    Why isn't money a concern?

    What sort of employers are you seeking to "impress" with this route?

    Have you checked with any universities to see if your CompSci BEng is acceptable for a Maths MSc? You could also look at Affiliate Status at Cambridge or Oxford (Senior Status).
    Money isn’t a concern because I’ve got enough to pay for the degree, and with a BEng in Computer Science alone I’ll have very good job prospects, as for MSc, I’d be starting from BSci, as in, doing a second degree
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    (Original post by Viganajvazi1999)
    Money isn’t a concern because I’ve got enough to pay for the degree, and with a BEng in Computer Science alone I’ll have very good job prospects, as for MSc, I’d be starting from BSci, as in, doing a second degree
    You are missing my point. You can probably do an MSc in Maths with a BEng. Your plan is taking a scenic route that isn't needed.

    And did you understand the bit about Oxbridge. Senior Status means you can skip the first year of a second degree.

    Also, what employers?
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    (Original post by Doonesbury)
    You are missing my point. You can probably do an MSc in Maths with a BEng. Your plan is taking a scenic route that isn't needed.

    And did you understand the bit about Oxbridge. Senior Status means you can skip the first year of a second degree.

    Also, what employers?
    As said, money is not a concern, which means I’m ok with taking a “scenic route” and would happily spend more time learning. As for employers, make your mind up about the typical professions those with Maths or Computer Science qualifications go into
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    (Original post by Viganajvazi1999)
    As said, money is not a concern, which means I’m ok with taking a “scenic route” and would happily spend more time learning. As for employers, make your mind up about the typical professions those with Maths or Computer Science qualifications go into
    I think doing another first degree would certainly NOT impress. You need to do a Masters next.
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    (Original post by Viganajvazi1999)
    As said, money is not a concern, which means I’m ok with taking a “scenic route” and would happily spend more time learning. As for employers, make your mind up about the typical professions those with Maths or Computer Science qualifications go into
    So you want to get a job with Google or similar. You don't need 2 undergrad degrees plus a PhD for that.

    But it seems you've set your mind on this approach anyway, so I'm not sure why you are asking...
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    (Original post by Doonesbury)
    So you want to get a job with Google or similar. You don't need 2 undergrad degrees plus a PhD for that.

    But it seems you've set your mind on this approach anyway, so I'm not sure why you are asking...
    Wouldn’t really expect you to understand
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    (Original post by Viganajvazi1999)
    Wouldn’t really expect you to understand
    Enlighten me then.
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    (Original post by Viganajvazi1999)
    I’m soon to finish a BEng in Computer Science at Imperial College London. Upon finishing I intend to go into a Second undergraduate degree in Mathematics, and potentially take Mathematics to PhD level. Given that money isn’t a concern, how would employers see this, would they like the two undergraduate degrees, and is a PhD a good idea considering my passion for the subject?
    I highly suggest doing the machine learning masters that Imperial does, I am doing BEng Software Engineering, second year, I will be doing masters in machine learning in Imperial. Since you are already there, know the staff/etc, it would be perfect. Since you enjoy Maths, there will be lots of Maths involved in Machine learning, and it is where the jobs are and the money right now, and in the up coming years. We cannot be unemployed if we have Bachelors in CS/SE and masters in Machine learning. Unstoppable.
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    (Original post by Viganajvazi1999)
    I’m soon to finish a BEng in Computer Science at Imperial College London. Upon finishing I intend to go into a Second undergraduate degree in Mathematics, and potentially take Mathematics to PhD level. Given that money isn’t a concern, how would employers see this, would they like the two undergraduate degrees, and is a PhD a good idea considering my passion for the subject?
    Given that money isn't a concern, become an academic.

    Employers, in gerneral, will be concerned about you making the transition to employement after so long in higher edication. A PhD / DPhil may help if there is a need in your area of research.
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    (Original post by Reda2)
    I highly suggest doing the machine learning masters that Imperial does, I am doing BEng Software Engineering, second year, I will be doing masters in machine learning in Imperial. Since you are already there, know the staff/etc, it would be perfect. Since you enjoy Maths, there will be lots of Maths involved in Machine learning, and it is where the jobs are and the money right now, and in the up coming years. We cannot be unemployed if we have Bachelors in CS/SE and masters in Machine learning. Unstoppable.
    Thanks so much! That sounds incredible, and I’ll definitely give it a look. I’m mad for Calculus and it seems there is plenty on the course, will definitely consider it strongly, cheers
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    (Original post by Viganajvazi1999)
    Thanks so much! That sounds incredible, and I’ll definitely give it a look. I’m mad for Calculus and it seems there is plenty on the course, will definitely consider it strongly, cheers
    When do you graduate? We might join the same masters the same year if you decide to do machine learning in Imperial I graduate 2019.
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    (Original post by Reda2)
    When do you graduate? We might join the same masters the same year if you decide to do machine learning in Imperial I graduate 2019.
    I’m in first year! Do I need to do the MEng to switch to MSc Machine learning? Or will the BEng suffice?
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    (Original post by Viganajvazi1999)
    I’m in first year! Do I need to do the MEng to switch to MSc Machine learning? Or will the BEng suffice?
    No that's just how unis name their degree, it has nothing with it at all. Doesn't matter if you do BEng MSci M or B or whatever lol.
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    (Original post by Viganajvazi1999)
    I’m in first year! Do I need to do the MEng to switch to MSc Machine learning? Or will the BEng suffice?
    First year? How can you be "soon to finish" it then?

    (Original post by Viganajvazi1999)
    I’m soon to finish a BEng in Computer Science at Imperial College London.
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    why are you asking if you aren't taking peoples advice?
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    (Original post by Reda2)
    I highly suggest doing the machine learning masters that Imperial does, I am doing BEng Software Engineering, second year, I will be doing masters in machine learning in Imperial. Since you are already there, know the staff/etc, it would be perfect. Since you enjoy Maths, there will be lots of Maths involved in Machine learning, and it is where the jobs are and the money right now, and in the up coming years. We cannot be unemployed if we have Bachelors in CS/SE and masters in Machine learning. Unstoppable.
    Completely unrelated, but is it common for students doing a Bsc in mathematics at imperial to do Msc Machine learning.
    Was just curious to know the opinion of an imperial student .
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    (Original post by Viganajvazi1999)
    I’m soon to finish a BEng in Computer Science at Imperial College London.
    (Original post by Viganajvazi1999)
    I’m in first year!
    My son is in his first year of JMC at Imperial. I'm not sure that he'd say 'soon to finish'!

    You have over 2 years to see if you like studying as much as you think now
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    (Original post by Rohan77642)
    Completely unrelated, but is it common for students doing a Bsc in mathematics at imperial to do Msc Machine learning.
    Was just curious to know the opinion of an imperial student .
    I don't understand.
 
 
 
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