Open University

Open University

Fractal Geometry (M835)

The course begins with an introduction covering the necessary background material; it then covers appropriate definitions of dimension and methods for calculating such dimensions; the 2nd half of the course looks at applications including data compression, examples from number theory, dynamical systems and Julia sets.

Entry requirements

At least 2nd Class Honours in a mathematics degree.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Distance learning - 9 months

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Distance Learning

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