If you're thinking of studying computer science or computing at university, make sure your A-level choices keep your options open for when the time comes to shortlist degree courses.
Some computer science courses will require maths – and for a handful of courses, further maths is also preferred, but many others will accept you with just GCSE-level maths.
Essential A-levels (or equivalent)
Useful A-levels (or equivalent)
- Further maths.
Take a look at individual computer science and computing courses on Which? University to find out the most popular subjects students studied before attending.
Similar subject areas...
- Computer information systems.
- Information technology.
- Software engineering.
You may find these subjects have different A-level requirements to computing, so if you want to keep your degree options open
, be sure to check the entry requirements of specific courses before you finalise your choices.