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    Hi Guys,
    Sorry if this is in the wrong thread.

    Basically I'm applying for uni for 2011 entry and I want to do Computing & Business there and I thought that it would be a good idea to get some hands on experience on learning how to fix a computer (from various issues) and build a computer just as a little extra curricular to familiarise myself with a computer and that even more than I know now if that makes sense.

    But I don't know where else to go except for computer shops which seem to be too busy to take me on.

    If it don't make sense I'll elaborate.


    Advertise in the local paper.

    Why don't you want to do a real degree like computer science?
    • Thread Starter

    (Original post by Quady)
    Advertise in the local paper.

    Why don't you want to do a real degree like computer science?
    Because 1) I'm not too sure if I do want to go down the computer science route
    2) My maths is not the strongest, and I know maths is required for Comp Sci.

    Thanks for the idea though :yes:

    If you want to do computer hardware, uni. probably isn't the place you want to go to learn this.
    Courses such as A+ etc. are the way to go.
    If you want to learn about the admin. of systems, Microsoft MCDST, MCSA, MCSE are the way to go.
    All these should be available through local higher education colleges.

    A computing and business degree wont be related to fixing computers (hardware) but will be related to eCommerce, Business Analysis, some programming etc.

    I currently work in an IT company and the majority of IT people that don't work in the support area wouldn't have a clue how to rebuild a computer. This includes Software Developers, which people outside of the IT working world would assume could do this easily.
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