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    Generally speaking and for universities like King's College London, what's the difference between Electronic & Information Engineering, and Computer Science? I'm particularly interested in the employability aspect of the courses and that for most software development jobs. Reason being is that I have had an unsuccessful application for Computer Science MSci to King's, but they've suggested ("in consideration of my personal statement and qualifications") and put me in the application process of Electronic & Information Engineering MEng.

    I did express a focus on heavy software development from my experience and that programming in particular is where my passion lies. However, I'm academically successful at theory, and even consider working on branches like compilers to learn about and perhaps participate in the efforts of improving programming languages and runtime environments. But my theory is that Electronic & Information Engineering is a course that isn't as popular and generally attractive to employers as Computer Science is. So King's is suggesting for many unsuccessful applicants (including some of my friends) that they do E&I Engineering instead, to fill the course up and not necessarily because it's a more appropriate/suitable alternative.

    Any thoughts? I'd consider going City or Queen Mary for Comp. Sci instead of King's for E&I Engineering, but is that a good idea in terms of career prospects? Thanks.

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    Haha same exact thing happened to me. They probably just want more money and enrolling us to unpopular courses. Did you get a response from QMUL?
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    (Original post by AuOratnek)
    Haha same exact thing happened to me. They probably just want more money and enrolling us to unpopular courses. Did you get a response from QMUL?
    Yes, City and Queens gave conditionals. But I am really eager to know, more accurately, the relative value of that E&I Engineering course.

    King Regards,
    Monad
 
 
 
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