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calculus-based statistics and maths requirement

Hello, I have some questions regarding pre-requisites for applying to a MFE program.

Most programs require a course in calculus-based statistics and probablity. During my engineering undergraduate course, I have taken a Statistics and Numerical Methods course and am not too sure whether it will satisfy the requirement. What topics must I have taken in order to satisfy the requirement?

Also, most programs require Math courses in Linear Algebra, Multi-variate calculus and Ordinary and Partial Differential Equations. For those who have applied, currently pursuing or have completed a MFE program, can you please share with us whether the Maths background of a typical Engineering Bachelor Degree satisfy the Maths requirement of MFE programs? I have taken 3 Maths courses during my undergraduate days. It covers a variety of Engineering Maths and the course name is just Mathematics. Do MFE programs require seperate individual courses that are focused on Calculus, Differential Equations and Linear Algebra?

For the computing requirement, is a knowledge in Fortran sufficient for consideration?
 

Bastian Gross

German Mathquant
Hi,
during your engineering undergraduate course, you should learnt some stuff like Lineare Algebra, but you are not able to compute ODE (ordinary differantial equation), PDE (partiell differential equation), wich are an important factor in MFE, very efficient.
Nevertheless, if you've done a Numerical Methods course, you'll be able to solve PDEs with finite difference schemes (FDM) finite elements methods (FEM).
So I guess you need some fractional math stuff to do.
 
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