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Combined STEM (Honours) 

The Open University UK

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36 months
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6192 GBP/year
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About

STEM stands for science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The flexibility of the Combined STEM (Honours) degree from The Open University UK allows you to build your own degree from a wide range of STEM modules and study routes, including psychology and sports science – this means you can build a qualification that's unique to you.

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Overview

Key features of the Combined STEM (Honours) degree from The Open University UK

  • Highly personalised – design your own qualification to suit your personal and professional needs, interests and aspirations
  • Wide-ranging choice – study modules from across STEM subjects or focus on one or two specific areas
  • Hugely flexible – you can switch direction easily if your needs or interests change
  • Allows you to count university-level credits you’ve already gained from elsewhere

Skills for career development

In today’s highly competitive job market, our Combined STEM degree will equip you with a wide range of expertise, skills and capabilities much sought after by employers. A Combined STEM degree on your CV will show more than your level of knowledge; employers will know that you’re flexible and adaptable, having studied across subjects. It will also demonstrate that you have gained valuable transferable skills, which could include:

  • self-management
  • team working
  • problem solving
  • communication and literacy
  • numeracy
  • application of information technology

Career relevance

The flexibility of our Combined STEM degree makes it relevant to a wide range of careers and industries – many of which require proficiency in a range of STEM-based skills. It can help you to develop in your existing employment, or be a passport to a whole new career. Its flexibility particularly suits people with multi-faceted work roles; and anyone needing to develop their skills, knowledge and understanding to manage changes in their current job or future career path.

A degree is always valuable, no matter what you study. Around 70% of graduate jobs are open to graduates of any discipline – particularly roles in business, finance, management consultancy and the public sector. Some careers may require further study, training and/or work experience beyond your degree.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Career development and employability
  • Design thinking: creativity for the 21st century 
  • Discovering mathematics 
  • Engineering: frameworks, analysis, production
  • Engineering: mathematics, modelling, applications
  • Engineering: origins, methods, context
  • Environment: journeys through a changing world
  • Essential mathematics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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5.5
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Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
5.5
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Other requirements

General requirements

There are no formal entry requirements to study this degree; however, having some basic skills before you begin can help you get the best from your studies. 

For example, if you choose one of our science, maths or engineering modules you might want to check if your IT and mathematical skills are up to scratch. 

For some subject areas, we offer online diagnostic tools to help you to decide if you’re ready, or if you could do with some extra preparation:

  • Mathematics 
  • Science 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6192 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18576 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6192 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18576 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.

Current fee for 120 credits – which is equivalent to a year's full-time study – is £6,192.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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