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Software engineering without maths or compsci a level

I am in year 13 and have always regretted the a levels I chose which are French Economics and Product Design, I wish I'd chosen maths and compsci instead of French and design because I've always loved coding. I did not apply to university this year and will be applying in September this year. I have absolutely no idea what I want to do other than computer science which I think I'd enjoy and be good at which seems impossible without maths or compsci a level.

One option I have looked at is doing a 1 year computing conversion course at the end of a bachelors degree but it seems like the bachelors degree would be such a waste of money and time.

Alternatively there are boot camps and online courses which I could further teach myself to code with but I am unsure how much value they would add to my CV and if an employer would actually hire someone to be a software engineer without a compsci degree.

Additionally if I were to do a bachelors degree in a different subject any suggestions for what could be useful or relevant down the line, maybe accounting and finance for fintech?

I appreciate my a level choices really aren't ideal and it is probably quite unlikely I end up as a software engineer but I just honestly feel so lost and uncertain right now and any advice or guidance would be massively appreciated. Thank you in advance.
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Original post by JWAP816
I am in year 13 and have always regretted the a levels I chose which are French Economics and Product Design, I wish I'd chosen maths and compsci instead of French and design because I've always loved coding. I did not apply to university this year and will be applying in September this year. I have absolutely no idea what I want to do other than computer science which I think I'd enjoy and be good at which seems impossible without maths or compsci a level.
One option I have looked at is doing a 1 year computing conversion course at the end of a bachelors degree but it seems like the bachelors degree would be such a waste of money and time.
Alternatively there are boot camps and online courses which I could further teach myself to code with but I am unsure how much value they would add to my CV and if an employer would actually hire someone to be a software engineer without a compsci degree.
Additionally if I were to do a bachelors degree in a different subject any suggestions for what could be useful or relevant down the line, maybe accounting and finance for fintech?
I appreciate my a level choices really aren't ideal and it is probably quite unlikely I end up as a software engineer but I just honestly feel so lost and uncertain right now and any advice or guidance would be massively appreciated. Thank you in advance.

degree apprenticeship or foundation year is ur best bet icl

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