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The Open University UK

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This Diploma of Higher Education in Mathematical Sciences at The Open University UK will give you a thorough grounding in pure and applied mathematical concepts, theories and their uses, with the option to combine them with statistics to suit your needs and interests.

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Overview

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

Career relevance

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:

  • banking
  • bioinformatics
  • economics
  • insurance

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Discovering mathematics
  • Essential mathematics
  • Pure mathematics 
  • Mathematical methods, models and modelling
  • Analysing data 
  • Practical modern statistics

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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Credits

240 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6192 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6192 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6192 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based 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

Funding

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