You’ll be introduced to pure mathematics, applied mathematics and statistics; using mathematical software; working with abstract ideas; and modelling real-world problems using mathematics.
Key features of the Certificate of Higher Education in Mathematical Sciences at The Open University UK
Skills for career development
This certificate course provides skills and knowledge required for jobs in a wide range of fields. It will particularly enhance the following transferable and highly valued skills:
Career areas directly related to mathematics include:
Mathematical knowledge is much sought after by a wide variety of employers in fields such as education, engineering, business, finance, and accountancy. A qualification in mathematics also offers opportunities for self-employment – as a financial adviser, for example.
You can apply until:
You can apply until:
Always verify the dates on the programme website programme website .
You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.Full-time
Time limit – 7 years
This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.
There are no formal entry requirements to study this qualification, but it’s very important you’re well prepared to study mathematics at this level. You must be comfortable with the following topics:
This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!
Students living outside the UK aren’t normally eligible for a tuition fee loan. We suggest checking with your national government or education authority for advice on funding.
There are a number of scholarship opportunities listed on the Scholarship Portal website.
The site features over 1,000 scholarships listed by country, ranging from the Amelia Earhart Fellowship for Women in Science and Engineering, to a Young Horticulturalist of the Year Award.
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.
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.