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Graduates who understand the commercial and economic environment and who are also highly numerate are in short supply. If you enjoy solving problems and you’re interested in the practical application of economics and mathematics, this Economics and Mathematical Sciences (Honours) course at The Open University UK could be what you’re looking for.

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Overview

It will give you a thorough grounding in mathematical, statistical and computational skills, and a sound knowledge of economic theory – together with a good understanding of economic issues.

Key features of the Economics and Mathematical Sciences (Honours) course at The Open University UK

  • Explores fundamental questions about our physical and economic world
  • Teaches analytical and model building skills applicable to a variety of contexts
  • Develops essential skills to solve real problems and make sound judgments – from everyday choices about personal finances, to high-level strategic decisions in employment
  • Broadens your experience of using appropriate mathematical and statistical software 

Skills for career development

On completion of this degree course you’ll be able to construct economic, statistical and mathematical arguments with appropriate and critical use of concepts, theories, models and evidence. You’ll also learn to use modern mathematical and statistical software, and how to carry out a research project using appropriate research methods. These skills are all in great demand in the workplace, and many are highly transferable and applicable to a variety of situations – whether you’re already working, volunteering or changing career.

Career relevance

Opportunities can be found across all sectors and in a number of occupations. Education, central and local government, finance, health and social care, law, the media, public services, campaigning and research are popular career choices.

Other careers include:

  • banking
  • politics
  • journalism and broadcasting
  • teaching
  • social work
  • accountancy
  • business management
  • advertising and marketing.

Many graduate-level jobs are open to graduates of any discipline, particularly 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:
  • Discovering mathematics
  • Essential mathematics
  • Running the economy 
  • Analysing data 
  • Mathematical methods
  • Applications of probability 
  • Complex analysis
  • Deterministic and stochastic dynamics
  • Graphs, networks and design

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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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

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • There are no formal entry requirements to study this qualification, but it is very important that you are well prepared to study mathematics at this level.
  • Before you register for this qualification, it is essential to check that you have the appropriate mathematical skills.

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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