Open University

Open University

Professional Science (F60)

This course is designed to allow students to pursue advanced training in science, while simultaneously developing business and workplace skills highly valued by employers; the qualification enables students to explore scientific topics at postgraduate level and also have an interest in how science relates to the world of business; most modules are taught, but there is also a compulsory project module where students undertake a substantial piece of independent research which links science and professional skills.

Entry requirements

Honours degree or equivalent qualification. For students whose 1st language is not English an IELTS score of 7.0 is required.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Distance learning - 3 years

Campus details

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Distance Learning

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