Pre-Masters in Science & Engineering

University of Aberdeen - ISC, United Kingdom
Pre-Masters in Science & Engineering
Next enrollment cycle May 2024 See all cycles
Total Cost KES 2,621,979
3 Months Online Postgraduate Pathway Programme

Studying science at the University of Aberdeen and get involved with an innovative learning culture. University staff have won national awards for their work, ensuring you learn from figures at the forefront of industry. The city of Aberdeen itself is known as the Energy Capital of Europe, with the University offering degrees grounded in world-class research.

Once you have completed your Pre-Masters Programme in Science & Engineering, you will be able to progress to the one-year taught Masters degree of your choice. Some Masters degrees are available for a September or January start, and some for September start only.

Enrollment Cycles

  • May 2024
  • September 2024

Entry Requirements

To apply for this Science and Engineering pathway, you'll need to meet the following entry requirements depending on your chosen subject route:

Academic: You will need a good, recognised degree or advanced diploma in Engineering or Science. Applicants who do not meet this requirement may also be considered if they can demonstrate significant relevant work experience, in addition to a good degree.

English language: Academic IELTS for UKVI 6.0 (minimum 6.0 in writing and no skill below 5.5)

Advanced engineering methods
This module covers:

  • Calculus
  • Laplace transform
  • Solution of odes
  • Fourier transform
  • Numerical differentiation and solution of ordinary differential equations
  • Runge-kutta methods
  • Vector calculus
  • Integration
  • Partial differential equations

Computational maths
This module covers:

  • Introduction to computational mathematics
  • Solving systems of linear equations
  • Interpolation
  • Locating roots of equations
  • Least squares problems
  • Numerical integration
  • Numerical differentiation and solution of ordinary differential equations

Introduction to mathematical analysis
This module covers:

  • Logic and proof
  • Sets and functions
  • The real numbers
  • Sequences
  • Limits and continuity
  • Differentiation
  • Integration
  • Infinite series

Quantitative skills for engineering and science
This module covers:

  • Basic mathematical procedures
  • Introduction to matlab software
  • Non-linear axes on graphs
  • Introduction to computational mathematic
  • Basic probability
  • Basic logic
  • Design of experiments
  • Matrix solution of equations
  • Eigenvalues and eigenvectors
  • Optimisation of functions of several variables

Research methods in geoscience
This module covers:

  • Introduction to scientific method
  • Formulating a question
  • Qualitative and quantitative research
  • Introduction to gis
  • Descriptive research covariance
  • Research variables
  • Establishing cause and effect
  • Sampling
  • Typical experimental designs
  • Presentation of findings

Research project in science & engineering
This module covers:

  • Selecting a case study/specific area of research
  • The importance of collecting data
  • Use of appropriate models and concepts
  • Critical analysis

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