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I want to get into engineering at University

Hey guys!

So I have GCSEs in Maths and English and 6( equivalent to a grade B ) and 3 A-levels with BBC grades in each ( B in sociology, B in Religious Studies, and C in Government and Politics ) and an undergraduate degree, which I recently graduated from in July of 2023, in International Politics BSc at City, University of London, to which I received a grade 2:1( Upper Second Class Honours ). I however have decided that I’d like to switch to engineering, and I’ve done some research, but it seems impossible to apply for an Engineering course at a UK university (even a foundation Engineering programme), because it requires me to have A-levels in Maths, which I do not have. Is there anyway I can get into Engineering at a UK university, and if there is, please let me know guys. I would really appreciate some guidance!
Original post by hamood_ay_
Hey guys!
So I have GCSEs in Maths and English and 6( equivalent to a grade B ) and 3 A-levels with BBC grades in each ( B in sociology, B in Religious Studies, and C in Government and Politics ) and an undergraduate degree, which I recently graduated from in July of 2023, in International Politics BSc at City, University of London, to which I received a grade 2:1( Upper Second Class Honours ). I however have decided that I’d like to switch to engineering, and I’ve done some research, but it seems impossible to apply for an Engineering course at a UK university (even a foundation Engineering programme), because it requires me to have A-levels in Maths, which I do not have. Is there anyway I can get into Engineering at a UK university, and if there is, please let me know guys. I would really appreciate some guidance!

not all unis require maths a level but you may have to look at foundation years if you don't so look into each course as they all have different recquirements
Original post by hamood_ay_
Hey guys!
So I have GCSEs in Maths and English and 6( equivalent to a grade B ) and 3 A-levels with BBC grades in each ( B in sociology, B in Religious Studies, and C in Government and Politics ) and an undergraduate degree, which I recently graduated from in July of 2023, in International Politics BSc at City, University of London, to which I received a grade 2:1( Upper Second Class Honours ). I however have decided that I’d like to switch to engineering, and I’ve done some research, but it seems impossible to apply for an Engineering course at a UK university (even a foundation Engineering programme), because it requires me to have A-levels in Maths, which I do not have. Is there anyway I can get into Engineering at a UK university, and if there is, please let me know guys. I would really appreciate some guidance!

Would you be willing to do A-level mathematics…

Ultimately like any analytical degree having a solid mathematical background and being sharp and practiced is important.

How strong is your skills regarding calculus, linear algebra, trig identities, complex & polar problems?
Original post by mnot
Would you be willing to do A-level mathematics…
Ultimately like any analytical degree having a solid mathematical background and being sharp and practiced is important.
How strong is your skills regarding calculus, linear algebra, trig identities, complex & polar problems?

OK buddy... I think we are going to put him/her off
Original post by lionelmessi34
OK buddy... I think we are going to put him/her off

You have to be comfortable with the basics and have a solid foundation if you want to study an analytically driven subject.
Original post by mnot
You have to be comfortable with the basics and have a solid foundation if you want to study an analytically driven subject.
No point of asking about skills about it when she/he hasnt even touched either AS or A level maths.
Original post by lionelmessi34
No point of asking about skills about it when she/he hasnt even touched either AS or A level maths.

Pragmatically if they aren’t familiar with high school mathematics, an engineering degree isn’t realistic.

No point sugar coating it. If OP isn’t familiar with what I mentioned they will have to engage with the areas I mentioned.

Hence why I started asking if they are familiar with this or if they would sit A-level maths retrospectively.

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