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    I was just wondering in which order degrees with high maths content approximately rank in order of total mathematical difficulty and content. Here's my list so far, in descending order, based on hearsay:

    1. Maths
    2. Physics
    3. Maths with Statistics/MORSE
    4. Engineering
    5. Actuarial Science
    6. Chemistry
    7. Economics
    8. Computer Science

    What would your ranking of mathematical degrees in order of mathematical content be?
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    You can do economics degrees which are more mathematically inclined such as Econometrics, not sure where they would fit though.
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    As I have studied none of those subjects, and I doubt many people have, I can't really make a valid comment. Though I suppose, just from talking to people doing all of these courses, I think you're probably about right.
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    Guess it depends on the course and the university for some subjects. I'm applying to computer science and one course seems to have a few maths modules whilst one of them has none :/

    Gief maths!
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    maths with physics
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    What's the point of this thread, if you don't mind me asking...
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    I think it is realistically impossible for you to assess the maths content of 8 different degrees without first doing them all.
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    surely maths with statistics above physics?
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    (Original post by innerhollow)
    I was just wondering in which order degrees with high maths content approximately rank in order of total mathematical difficulty and content. Here's my list so far, in descending order, based on hearsay:

    1. Maths
    2. Physics
    3. Maths with Statistics/MORSE
    4. Engineering
    5. Actuarial Science
    6. Chemistry
    7. Economics
    8. Computer Science

    What would your ranking of mathematical degrees in order of mathematical content be?
    2. and 3. don't make sense. Why do you not count as statistics as maths? And 'with' usually implies 75%-25% split so are you saying Physics is equivalent to 75% maths (or more since statistics is also maths).

    Neither do 6. and 7.

    For economics in general, I would say it depends so much on the uni. For some unis it would not even be in the top 20 degrees. For others it would be more than chemistry.

    What do you mean by maths? Pure maths? Applied maths?
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    well, theoretical computer science is pretty much just abstract maths, so its up at the top. courses vary obviously.
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    I study Chemical Engineering and pretty much every module is applied maths, including a full maths module too. Personally, I would rank this above physics and maths interms of overall difficulty as I have housemates who study both. If your talking just in terms of math content and math difficulty then obviously math first and then Physics/Chem Eng joint 2nd?
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    (Original post by innerhollow)
    I was just wondering in which order degrees with high maths content approximately rank in order of total mathematical difficulty and content. Here's my list so far, in descending order, based on hearsay:

    1. Maths
    2. Physics
    3. Maths with Statistics/MORSE
    4. Engineering
    5. Actuarial Science
    6. Chemistry
    7. Economics
    8. Computer Science

    What would your ranking of mathematical degrees in order of mathematical content be?
    Are you basing this on your obviously extensive experience of university education? owait ur an applicant.
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    This thread is basically just going to pee people off, saying one degree is harder than another.

    Also, being a Mathematics with Statistics student, the difference between that and Maths is trivial. I could graduate with either given the modules I have done.
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    probably same as yours but I'd switch 2 and 3 around. Statistics is a valid math.
    If you include descision maths then computer science might be higher but i'm not familiar with the CS course.
 
 
 
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