Key features of the Diploma of Higher Education in Mathematical Sciences Diploma of Higher Education in Mathematical Sciences at The Open University UK
Learning outcomes, teaching and assessment
This qualification develops your learning in four main areas:
The level and depth of your learning gradually increases as you work through the qualification. You’ll be supported throughout by the OU’s unique style of teaching and assessment – which includes a personal tutor to guide and comment on your work; top quality course texts; e-learning resources like podcasts, interactive media and online materials; tutorial groups and community forums.
Skills for career development
A qualification in mathematics and statistics will always enhance your career prospects. This diploma will particularly enhance the following transferable and highly valued skills:
The Diploma of Higher Education in Mathematical Sciences provides skills and knowledge required for jobs in a wide range of fields. Career areas directly related to mathematics include:
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
Part time – 4–5 years Full time – 2–3 years Time limit – 12 years
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!
Check the programme website for information about funding options.
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