Open University

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: The Open University

Computing & IT and Mathematics (Q67-CITM)

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Course summary

Computing & IT studied with mathematics can open career opportunities in a wide range of sectors. You’ll gain a good grounding in mathematical methods, complementing the computing & IT skills you’ll develop. So if you enjoy computing & IT, and mathematics, these qualifications could suit you well. With an increased emphasis on data and mathematical modelling in recent years, most employment opportunities in the mathematics fields make heavy use of computing & IT skills. Consequently, graduates with analytical and computing skills are highly sought-after by employers – they can have an advantage over applicants with just one of these skill sets. Key features of the course

  • Accredited by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT – see Careers.
  • Combine complementary subjects – mathematics and computing & IT.
  • Focus on either pure or applied mathematics to fit your needs and interests.
  • Choose from four focus options within the computing & IT strand.


This degree has three stages, each comprising 120 credits. You’ll start Stage 1 with two 30-credit computing & IT modules followed by two 30-credit mathematics modules. Next, in Stage 2, you’ll study 60 credits in a specific area of computing & IT and follow this with a 60-credit module in either applied mathematics or pure mathematics. Finally, in Stage 3, you’ll study a further 30 credits in computing & IT, plus another two 30-credit mathematics modules that complement your focus at Stage 2. You’ll conclude your degree with a 30-credit computing & IT project module.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • British Computer Society

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

There are no qualification requirements for this course.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £20772 Whole course
International £20772 Whole course
England £20772 Whole course
Channel Islands £20772 Whole course
Northern Ireland £6624 Whole course
Scotland £6768 Whole course
Wales £7872 Whole course
Republic of Ireland £19944 Whole course

Additional fee information

The fee information provided is valid for modules starting before 31 July 2024. Fees normally increase annually. For further information about The Open University's fee policy, visit our website.
Computing & IT and Mathematics (Q67-CITM) at Open University - UCAS