It will teach you how to use essential techniques and relevant software, and acquire skills in communicating arguments and conclusions clearly and concisely.
And have the opportunity to get plenty of practice with the tools of applied mathematics, including mathematical methods, mathematical modelling and numerical analysis.
Key features of the course Mathematics and Physics (Honours) degree at The Open University UK
- Combines the concepts of modern theoretical physics with a solid grounding in applied mathematics
- Develops your critical thinking and problem-solving skills
- Offers opportunities to engage with our award-winning OpenSTEM labs
- Recognised by the Institute of Physics
Skills for career development
Graduates of this combined degree course will be able to demonstrate that they are multi-skilled and adaptable, with the ability to work effectively in a multidisciplinary environment. The degree will help you develop a variety of transferable skills that are highly valued in the labour market, including analytical, numerical and communication skills, teamwork, problem solving and proficiency in using relevant software.
Graduates of this degree are well placed to enter both scientific and non-scientific jobs. The logical, reasoned approach needed for science study is relevant to a wide range of financial, business and public sector employment. For this reason science graduates – particularly those who have good communication and interpersonal skills – are very much in demand.
Accredited by the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications (IMA) – this degree will contribute to you gaining all grades of membership, from Student Membership to Chartered Mathematician status.
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Programme StructureCourses include:
- Questions in science
- Essential mathematics
- Physics: from classical to quantum
- Mathematical methods, models and modelling
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- 36 months
- 72 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesPhysics Mathematics Applied Mathematics View 28 other Masters in Mathematics in United Kingdom
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
There is no formal pre-requisite study, but you must have the required mathematical skills to study the compulsory module Essential mathematics 1 (MST124), including:
- algebraic manipulation and solving equations
- quadratics and parabolas
- geometry and trigonometry
- exponentials and logarithms.
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International6192 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 18576 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.
EU/EEA6192 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased 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.
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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.