Applied Linear Algebra

The subject covers the linear algebra required for post-graduate engineering courses. The learner will gain the expertise to interpret the linear algebra models used in the engineering literature. It will also enable learners to model problems using linear algebra methods.

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Most modules require a 2.2 degree in a related discipline or equivalent professional experience. Should you have any queries regarding your eligibility, please contact us at

N.B. Students should have undergraduate maths

On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to:

  • Solve systems of linear equations and analyse the solutions.
  • Analyse affine transformations in three dimensions.
  • Interpret the linear algebra in state of the art research publications and reproduce findings.
  • Explain the use of vector spaces in analysing solutions to systems of equations.
  • Use projections to find the least squares solution of overdetermined systems.
  • Decompose matrices into their singular value decompositions and interpret.
  • Apply matrices to the Fourier transform, graphs and networks.

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Previous modules may be used as recognition of prior learning towards Advance Centre degree programmes.

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