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Taught Postgraduate Subject Areas

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With many areas of research advancing at a rapid rate, the demand for skilled graduates is growing. A postgraduate qualification will widen your opportunities even further, with the potential to rise to the top of your profession and to significantly increase your lifetime earnings.

Whether it's Science, Engineering, Technology and Design or Mathematics we have the programmes that will give you the edge.

You can register for a qualification and study with us through a series of modules.

Computing and IT

Engineering and Technology

Environmental Management

Mathematics

Science

To study for any of our postgraduate science courses you must normally hold a UK honours degree (or equivalent qualification) in science. If you have other study or experience that you believe equips you to take our qualifications you can still apply, but must supply evidence of your study or experience. Your case will be referred to the MSc in Science Admissions Panel.

For further information or advice, please contact us at MSc-Science@open.ac.uk

Whichever option you choose, you will be confident that your OU studies will engage you in some of the most exciting innovations and breakthroughs.Your studies will also help you to develop a range of transferable skills consistently sought by employers looking to fill senior roles in business, industry and the public sector.

Meet some of our Students

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This could be life changing for you, as it was for me.

Read more Neil McIvor is currently Deputy Director, Statistical Services Division and Deputy Head of Profession for Statistics at the Department for Work and Pensions. He holds an undergraduate and a postgraduate degree in Mathematics and Statistics from The Open University

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In addition to teaching on Open University modules our academics are engaged in ground breaking research that benefits individuals and society.

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