This degree is ideal if you’re keen to study a specific area of science, or you’re not yet sure where your interests lie. It starts with a wide-ranging introduction to highly topical areas of modern science, giving you a good grounding in each. You’ll choose a broad study route where you select modules in areas of interest to you or one of six specialist routes: astronomy and planetary science; biology; chemistry; earth sciences; environmental science; or physics. Your choice of specialism will be included in the name of your degree, for example, BSc (Honours) Natural Sciences (Chemistry).
Open entry. Computer and internet access required.
If you’re new to study or to the OU, we recommend that you start with a course at Level 1.
Science graduates are well placed to enter a range of both scientific and non-scientific jobs. The study of science develops good analytical and numerical skills, and students also become proficient in using computers.
Distance and Flexible learning