Hi! I was wondering which career path is best for a physics major to study: Computer Science, Data Science, or both?
It depends a little on what you intend to do with any coding you learn. If you’re more interested in modelling and computational physics then computer science (useful tools for computational work) would probably be slightly better. If it’s more experimental, then data science (organising, analysing and displaying data) could be more useful.
They’ll likely both have relevance during and quite possibly after your course and there’s nothing to stop you swapping between them or accessing sections from the other.
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