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    Right, I want to do aeronautical engineering at Liverpool or Southampton, I'm currently taking maths, physics and computer science. Should I take further maths, I asked a Southampton graduate and he said, it's highly recommended as in the first year there's a lot of matrix algebra and calculus. Should I take further maths???
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    If Further Maths isn't on the course requirements then you don't need to have it, but it is extremely beneficial and I would recommend taking it for engineering if you can.
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    (Original post by varshan_k)
    Right, I want to do aeronautical engineering at Liverpool or Southampton, I'm currently taking maths, physics and computer science. Should I take further maths, I asked a Southampton graduate and he said, it's highly recommended as in the first year there's a lot of matrix algebra and calculus. Should I take further maths???
    If you've got maths and physics, those are the key subjects.

    Further maths is useful, certainly, especially with regards to the maths modules in the degree as there is overlap between the two (those who have taken further maths will have already covered some of the engineering maths syllabus), but it's by no means essential (unless it's specified as an entry requirement), and most applicants and students won't have it.
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    If you've got maths and physics, those are the key subjects.

    Further maths is useful, certainly, especially with regards to the maths modules in the degree as there is overlap between the two (those who have taken further maths will have already covered some of the engineering maths syllabus), but it's by no means essential (unless it's specified as an entry requirement), and most applicants and students won't have it.
    would you rather do further maths (and drop computer science) and get a B or C, or would you do computer science and get an A/A* because I'm really good at computer science
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    (Original post by varshan_k)
    would you rather do further maths (and drop computer science) and get a B or C, or would you do computer science and get an A/A* because I'm really good at computer science
    Further maths is more useful for engineering than computer science, but it's more important that you get in in the first place, so whichever options allows you to enter the degree.
 
 
 
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