You'll get practice with essential methods and tools; gain an appreciation of abstract mathematics and mathematical modelling; increase your familiarity with mathematical software; and build experience of communicating mathematical arguments and conclusions.
Key features of the Diploma of Higher Education in Mathematical Sciences at The Open University UK
- Covers essential topics in pure mathematics, applied mathematics and statistics
- Uses relevant software to investigate and solve problems; analyse and interpret data
- Provides options to either focus on mathematics or also include statistics
- Offers a choice of start points to suit your level of mathematical knowledge
- Builds a solid foundation on which to continue on to an accredited degree
Mathematical knowledge is much sought after by a wide variety of employers in fields such as education, engineering, business, finance, and accountancy.
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:
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Programme StructureCourses include:
- Discovering mathematics
- Essential mathematics
- Pure mathematics
- Mathematical methods, models and modelling
- Analysing data
- Practical modern statistics
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- 24 months
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesMathematics Applied Mathematics Bioinformatics View 44 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.
- You have a choice of starting module depending on your current skill level: Discovering mathematics (MU123) or Essential mathematics 1 (MST124).
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International6192 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 6192 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
EU/EEA6192 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 6192 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
At current prices, the total cost of your qualification would be £12,384
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.