Do I need to study Further Maths at A level in order to study Engineering?

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    I was told that it is not necessary but it advised. I did further maths at GCSE and only scraped an A so I didn't feel confident enough to do it at A level. Looking at websites on unis, they say they want Maths and Physics and either further maths, computing or a traditional subject. Therefore, would I be fine in doing engineering with Maths, Physics and either History or Geography?

    I could always do an AS level further maths qualification at A2 after I drop either geography or history at the end of AS.
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    (Original post by AyyJeh)
    I was told that it is not necessary but it advised. I did further maths at GCSE and only scraped an A so I didn't feel confident enough to do it at A level. Looking at websites on unis, they say they want Maths and Physics and either further maths, computing or a traditional subject. Therefore, would I be fine in doing engineering with Maths, Physics and either History or Geography?

    I could always do an AS level further maths qualification at A2 after I drop either geography or history at the end of AS.
    If you have already looked at university websites and not found a conclusive answer, the best thing to do would be to contact them individually. This is quite a specific question as there are no clear definitions of what constitutes a "traditional subject", and could well vary from uni to uni.
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    Not a must, but desirable and will strengthen your application if you did.
    I think it depends on how high you are aiming at. If you're aiming at Oxford/Cambridge/Imperial level, not doing Further Maths will probably put you in a disadvantage. But for other RGs, you will still be fine with good grades even without FM.
 
 
 
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