Why study Computer Science?

Why study Computer Science?


I decided to study Computer Science because I had the background I particularly always liked robots My interest started probably as most young boys’ interests start in computer science is when they get their first computer for me i’ve always had an interest in computers from a young age and it’s one of those things that I wasn’t too sure what I wanted to go into and computer science obviously offers a wide diverse range of opportunities you can look into I was about 16 making A Level choices I decided I really wanted to make video games which for instance now I don’t want to do but it did spark my interest in the subject once I actually came to university I realised there’s a lot more to computer science than just games development I did lots of different types of work experience to work out what I really wanted to do I was always good at mathematics and computer science at school I was into gaming as a kid I think the thing with computer science is that it entrenches so many different fields that we all go in our life It really opened my eyes to see what computing could be used for in the real world and make people’s jobs a lot more efficient I can go into so many things with computer science it was trying to choose between maths and computing and got really into programming The sixth form I went to had an A Level in computing and from there you know my favourite subject I started reading science fiction books and movies and the AI part of it all very interested me my inspiration actually came from one of my classmates he used microcontrollers to make a little simple toy car move by the means of a joystick or a telephone and I was like wow if you can do this how many others things can you do I wouldn’t say I’m a stereotypical computer scientist I don’t think that stereotypical computer scientist is actually a thing

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