Planit


Mathematics

Open University in Scotland

Content

This MSc enables you to delve deeply into particular aspects of pure and applied mathematics through a wide choice of modules in areas such as fractal geometry, coding theory and calculus of variations. The choice of modules is sufficient to be of interest to not only mathematicians, but also mathematically inclined scientists or engineers looking to advance their career by gaining a high-level qualification. You’ll complete your MSc with a piece of independent study, exploring a mathematical topic in detail, and conclude this with a dissertation.

On completion of Stage 1 students can exit with a Postgraduate Certificate in Mathematics.
On completion of Stage 2 students can exit with a Postgraduate Diploma in Mathematics.

Entry Requirements

You should normally have a minimum of a 2.2 honours degree in mathematics or a 2.1 honours degree in a subject with a high mathematical content.

Computer and internet access required.

Progression Routes

On successful completion of 180 points’ worth of required courses you will be awarded an MSc in Mathematics and entitling you to use the letters MSc (Maths) (Open) after your name.

Start Date

October

Qualification

Postgraduate Master's

Award

MSc

Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning

Course Length

2 years (minimum)

Faculty

General

Department

Mathematics and Statistics

SCQF Level

11

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