Open University

Open University

Approximation Theory (M832)

The course provides students with a general introduction to the mathematical theory behind the different approximation methods in common use.

Entry requirements

Applicants must be registered for MSc mathematics or other qualification to which the course can count; should have at least 2nd Class Honours degree in a related discipline; in exceptional circumstances applicants without this qualification are considered, although non-graduates are not normally be admitted to the MSc programme.

Assessment methods

4 tutor-marked assignments; examination.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
Distance learning - 9 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Distance Learning

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