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Do university degrees in computing (or related) really serve their purpose in the real world   [Edit]

Survey period: 27 Mar 2000 to 2 Apr 2000

Do tertiary qualifications really cut it?

Thanks to Shanker for suggesting this poll.

OptionVotes% 
They are necessary/very useful8721.5987 votes, 21.59%
They are nice/advantageous to have, but not strictly necessary15939.45159 votes, 39.45%
They are not useful at all143.4714 votes, 3.47%
Industry certification (MSCE etc) is better81.998 votes, 1.99%
Industry experience is better12731.51127 votes, 31.51%
No qualifications are necessary. 81.998 votes, 1.99%



 
GeneralIndustry experience is better Pin
Andrew Connell2-Apr-00 4:55
sussAndrew Connell2-Apr-00 4:55 
GeneralRe: Industry experience is better Pin
AA4-Apr-00 9:12
sussAA4-Apr-00 9:12 
GeneralRe: Industry experience is better Pin
Mike4-Apr-00 11:28
sussMike4-Apr-00 11:28 
GeneralHOT GRITS Pin
NatALIE PORTMAN30-Mar-00 7:52
sussNatALIE PORTMAN30-Mar-00 7:52 
GeneralRe: HOT GRITS Pin
Taco30-Mar-00 12:08
sussTaco30-Mar-00 12:08 
GeneralRe: HOT GRITS Pin
Grant31-Mar-00 16:15
sussGrant31-Mar-00 16:15 
GeneralRe: HOT GRITS Pin
Chris Maunder31-Mar-00 17:08
sussChris Maunder31-Mar-00 17:08 
GeneralRe: HOT GRITS Pin
George31-Mar-00 21:07
sussGeorge31-Mar-00 21:07 
Generalknowledge is key. Pin
andy wergedal30-Mar-00 7:07
sussandy wergedal30-Mar-00 7:07 
GeneralRe: knowledge is key. Pin
Colin Davies30-Mar-00 12:12
sussColin Davies30-Mar-00 12:12 
GeneralRe: knowledge is key. Pin
Dick Warg30-Mar-00 12:54
sussDick Warg30-Mar-00 12:54 
GeneralRe: knowledge is key. Pin
Chris Maunder30-Mar-00 13:48
sussChris Maunder30-Mar-00 13:48 
GeneralRe: knowledge is key. Pin
Colin Davies30-Mar-00 14:41
sussColin Davies30-Mar-00 14:41 
GeneralSo, certification is not worth much? Pin
Roger29-Mar-00 20:11
sussRoger29-Mar-00 20:11 
GeneralRe: So, certification is not worth much? Pin
Chris Maunder29-Mar-00 21:32
sussChris Maunder29-Mar-00 21:32 
GeneralRe: So, certification is not worth much? Pin
Erik Thompson30-Mar-00 7:18
sussErik Thompson30-Mar-00 7:18 
GeneralRe: So, certification is not worth much? Pin
Paul4-Apr-00 4:09
sussPaul4-Apr-00 4:09 
GeneralRe: So, certification is not worth much? Pin
Jim Wuerch4-Apr-00 10:30
sussJim Wuerch4-Apr-00 10:30 
GeneralThe truth is in the middle... Pin
George28-Mar-00 17:10
sussGeorge28-Mar-00 17:10 
GeneralAre degrees useful ? Pin
Rob Wainwright28-Mar-00 3:57
sussRob Wainwright28-Mar-00 3:57 
GeneralRe: Are degrees useful ? Pin
George28-Mar-00 16:48
sussGeorge28-Mar-00 16:48 
GeneralRe: Are degrees useful ? Pin
Deepu29-Mar-00 5:20
sussDeepu29-Mar-00 5:20 
GeneralRe: Are degrees useful ? Pin
Deepu29-Mar-00 5:20
sussDeepu29-Mar-00 5:20 
GeneralRe: Are degrees useful ? Pin
Mike4-Apr-00 11:33
sussMike4-Apr-00 11:33 
GeneralRe: Are degrees useful ? Pin
ProPro10-Apr-00 0:50
sussProPro10-Apr-00 0:50 

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