Open University

Open University

Mathematics (F04)

Mathematics is at the heart of advances in science, engineering and technology, as well as being an indispensable problem-solving and decision-making tool in many other areas of life. This MSc course enables you to delve deeply into particular aspects of pure and applied mathematics, through a wide choice of modules in fascinating areas such as fractal geometry, coding theory and analytic theory. You'll complete your MSc with a piece of independent study, exploring the history of modern geometry, advances in approximation theory, variational methods applied to eigenvalue problems, or algebraic graph theory and culminating in a dissertation on the topic of your choice. Key features of the course - Ideal for mathematically inclined scientists and engineers as well as mathematicians - Extends your knowledge and refines your abilities to process information accurately, and critically analyse and communicate complex ideas - Develops an enhanced skill set that will put you at an advantage in careers as diverse as mathematics, education, computer science, economics, engineering and finance. - The most popular MSc in mathematics in the UK.

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Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Distance learning October 2017 - 3 years

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