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Engineering foundation year with no a level maths? Watch

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    (Original post by goodwinning)
    If you're really set on doing engineering the best thing to do is to get onto an engineering course with a foundation year to get you up to speed with the required maths and physics. Engineering is obviously very heavily maths based so you need to have the aptitude for it otherwise you'll struggle. Foundation years can be quite intense if you haven't done maths or physics at that level before (which is what my situation was) - it can be challenging to learn all of it in a short space of time.

    I would say go for it but the only thing that is slightly concerning is your GCSEs in maths and physics - do you think you could've done better or was it a massive struggle for you? Because I can't imagine anyone finding GCSE maths that difficult would find doing engineering any better.

    If you'd want more detail of what a foundation year is like, PM me.

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    Hmmm well i did struggle a bit, i can't really say they were both a walk in the park, but i do think that if i spent a lot more time on revising them two subjects individually, in more depth with more time revolved around them, then i could have done much better! Oh so you done a foundation because you didn't do maths/physics? What was the reason for you not doing them two subjects at a level, and how did you find the foundation degree?

    Oh yeah! I'll make sure to pm you about the foundation degree

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