Computing and IT and Mathematics

Open University in Scotland


Computing and IT studied with mathematics can open career opportunities in a wide range of sectors. You’ll gain a good grounding in mathematical methods, complementing the computing and IT skills you’ll develop. So if you enjoy computing and IT, and mathematics, these qualifications could suit you well. With an increased emphasis on data and mathematical modelling in recent years, most employment opportunities in the mathematics fields make heavy use of computing and IT skills. Consequently, graduates with analytical and computing skills are highly sought-after by employers – they can have an advantage over applicants with just one of these skill sets.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements to study this degree. Computer and internet access required.

If you’re new to study or to the OU, it is recommended that you start with a course at Level 1.

Progression Routes

On successful completion of the required number and type of modules you will be awarded a Bachelor of Science (Honours) Computing and IT degree. Depending on which modules you choose the Computing and IT degree may help you to obtain professional recognition from BCS – the Chartered Institute for IT, or from the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). Both are professional bodies established by royal charter.

Start Date

October, February, April




BSc Hons

Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning

Course Length






SCQF Level