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    I'm asked to make a list containing what foreign engineering students are taking in maths. So if u guys can name the courses, which year you're currently in, discipline and university... that would be much appreciated.
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    It would help us if you said what you mean by 'foreign'. You could be asking UK students who you perceive as foreign and so asked on TSR because it's a UK student dominated forum, or you could be asking students studying outside the UK.
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    (Original post by Helloworld_95)
    It would help us if you said what you mean by 'foreign'. You could be asking UK students who you perceive as foreign and so asked on TSR because it's a UK student dominated forum, or you could be asking students studying outside the UK.
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    So engineering students would generally study calculus, namely partial differentiation, vector differentiation and integration. You would also study matrices and imaginary numbers, series such as Taylor series, and Vector fields. If you need to use electrical/electronic engineering in your degree you will likely also study Laplace and Fourier transforms. In general they only teach things that you need to know or are somewhat likely to come across.
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    (Original post by Helloworld_95)
    So engineering students would generally study calculus, namely partial differentiation, vector differentiation and integration. You would also study matrices and imaginary numbers, series such as Taylor series, and Vector fields. If you need to use electrical/electronic engineering in your degree you will likely also study Laplace and Fourier transforms. In general they only teach things that you need to know or are somewhat likely to come across.
    I guess the topic i'm asking about is too broad then. I have just started my 3rd year, so I'm more interested in what 3rd year students are taking in maths. For example, we're now studying complex analysis(functions of several variables, series, holomorphic functions etc..) and we are going to study transforms and probability.
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    (Original post by Agora7)
    I guess the topic i'm asking about is too broad then. I have just started my 3rd year, so I'm more interested in what 3rd year students are taking in maths. For example, we're now studying complex analysis(functions of several variables, series, holomorphic functions etc..) and we are going to study transforms and probability.
    At high school? You can see A-level specifications if you Google something like: Maths A-level Edexcel Specification. That's the spec a UK university attracting UK students would be expecting.

    If you mean at university then you can get course details by looking at some specific courses at specific UK universities. But year 3 (BEng stage) and 4 (MEng stage) don't usually have any compulsory maths courses.



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    (Original post by Agora7)
    I guess the topic i'm asking about is too broad then. I have just started my 3rd year, so I'm more interested in what 3rd year students are taking in maths. For example, we're now studying complex analysis(functions of several variables, series, holomorphic functions etc..) and we are going to study transforms and probability.
    It's rare to see 3rd year engineers in the UK taking maths modules, usually we wouldn't take any after 2nd year although I think there are a handful of courses which offer higher level maths modules as an option.

    The topics you're talking about would usually be covered in 1st year 2nd semester, or 2nd year 1st semester in the UK. However also bear in mind the effects of the 3 year bachelor's degree here.
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    (Original post by Helloworld_95)
    It's rare to see 3rd year engineers in the UK taking maths modules, usually we wouldn't take any after 2nd year although I think there are a handful of courses which offer higher level maths modules as an option.

    The topics you're talking about would usually be covered in 1st year 2nd semester, or 2nd year 1st semester in the UK. However also bear in mind the effects of the 3 year bachelor's degree here.
    I didn't actually know that and i find it quiet interesting. At least now i know how to find what i'm looking for, so thanks for the help
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    At high school? You can see A-level specifications if you Google something like: Maths A-level Edexcel Specification. That's the spec a UK university attracting UK students would be expecting.

    If you mean at university then you can get course details by looking at some specific courses at specific UK universities. But year 3 (BEng stage) and 4 (MEng stage) don't usually have any compulsory maths courses.



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    Thanks for the help. Just one more thing, is there a specific word/term used in universities' websites to describe the thing i'm looking for?
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    (Original post by Agora7)
    Thanks for the help. Just one more thing, is there a specific word/term used in universities' websites to describe the thing i'm looking for?
    Just look at their Engineering courses. Usually by specialism.

    Eg Imperial
    https://www.imperial.ac.uk/study/ug/...ineering-meng/

    Cambridge (you may need to drill into specific years)
    http://teaching.eng.cam.ac.uk/node/339

    Loughborough
    http://www.lboro.ac.uk/study/undergr...l-engineering/

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