Featured Video: Becoming a Computer Scientist
...is easy. A very good way is to aim to get a degree in Computing.
Every university offers something suitable.
- It may be called Computer Science, Informatics, or something similar.
- It may be combined with another subject like maths, physics, music or a foreign language. Many employers find these combinations very attractive.
- Sometimes these courses need you to have done advanced maths. A science background is good, but strict subject prerequisites are few
Computer Scientists learn how the engine works, not how to drive the car.
They can tell you the difference between the Internet and the World Wide Web.
They aren't impressed by your new digital device, but they can tell you what will be in the shop next year.