I got accepted onto a masters but don't know whether to do it

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cherlloydfan
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So I got accepted to do a masters degree in computer science at Greenwich university but I only got a third in my undergraduate degree in computer science and I haven't done any programming since I left so now I'm worried that I won't be able to cope with it on the course. What shall I do?
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Well you can brush up your python just by watching you tube, download an IDE onto some sort of Mac or PC

http://www.linuxandubuntu.com/home/b...des-for-linux#

there are many more but in view of the fact that nearly all online service are heavily python based (netflix etc)
it's something that you need to know, as well as being a refresher for your degree coding

if you want a task, then build a python 3.5 based web-browser, I did that , took about 4 days
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(Original post by cherlloydfan)
So I got accepted to do a masters degree in computer science at Greenwich university but I only got a third in my undergraduate degree in computer science and I haven't done any programming since I left so now I'm worried that I won't be able to cope with it on the course. What shall I do?
Having done part of a masters and also having seen my son, daughter and nephew complete masters I can tell you that the step up from undergraduate is monumental.

It says to me that the university is desperate to recruit to swell their coffers. Did they ask why you got a third.
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(Original post by cherlloydfan)
So I got accepted to do a masters degree in computer science at Greenwich university but I only got a third in my undergraduate degree in computer science and I haven't done any programming since I left so now I'm worried that I won't be able to cope with it on the course. What shall I do?
Tbh, I've not heard of a university accepting someone for a master's course with a third at undergrad (unless there were mitigating circumstances involved), particularly when it's in the same discipline. Did they question your classification at all? If not, then I wouldn't be surprised if they accepted you to keep their enrolment numbers up.

Also, what made you apply for a master's if you didn't do that well at undergrad? Master's level study is more complex than undergrad, which is why universities usually expect a high classification in your first degree, as this is a sign that you'll be able to cope with the step up.
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