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The Open University UK

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12 months
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6192 GBP/year
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About

This Certificate of Higher Education in Mathematical Sciences at The Open University UK provides the basic skills you need for further study in mathematics and statistics, and is ideal if you need some mathematics to underpin your studies in other areas.

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Overview

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  

  • Introduces essential topics in pure mathematics, applied mathematics and statistics
  • Builds your confidence working with abstract ideas; modelling real-world problems and using relevant software
  • Offers a choice of start points to suit your level of mathematical knowledge
  • Builds a solid foundation on which to continue on to a higher qualification

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:

  • communicating mathematical ideas clearly and succinctly
  • explaining mathematical ideas to others
  • understanding complex mathematical texts
  • working with abstract concepts
  • thinking logically
  • expressing problems in mathematical language
  • constructing logical arguments
  • finding solutions to problems
  • interpreting mathematical results in real-world terms
  • using relevant professional software.

Career relevance

Career areas directly related to mathematics include:

  • banking
  • bioinformatics
  • economics
  • insurance
  • investments
  • market research
  • pensions
  • quantitative analysis/risk analysis
  • retail
  • stockbroking/trading
  • tax.

Other careers

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.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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Credits

120 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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

There is no formal pre-requisite study, but you must have the required mathematical skills.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6192 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6192 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6192 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6192 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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.

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