Natural Sciences (Q64) at Open University - UCAS

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Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: The Open University

Natural Sciences (Q64)

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Course summary

Study a specific science or pick and choose from different scientific disciplines. Many challenges facing society today involve an interdisciplinary approach; this degree lets you explore a range of sciences. Start with a wide-ranging introduction to topical areas of modern science, giving you a good grounding in each branch. Then, continue with a broad-based approach or focus on a single area of science. Our OpenSTEM Labs allow you to do practical work online. At the same time, some modules offer optional hands-on laboratory work and fieldwork. Key features of the course

  • Accredited by the Society for Natural Sciences (SNS).
  • Study an interdisciplinary, broad-based route and pick modules across the science curriculum.
  • Or pick a specialist route and focus on one of six branches of science.
  • Develop investigative and laboratory skills using our award-winning OpenSTEM Labs.
  • Practice hands-on laboratory work and fieldwork (with online options).


This degree has three stages, each comprising 120 credits: In Stage 1, you’ll study one 60-credit introductory science module and 60 credits from your chosen route. In Stage 2, you’ll study 120 credits from your chosen route. In Stage 3, you’ll study 90 credits and complete a 30-credit project module from your chosen route.

How to apply

To apply for this course you will be taken to the provider's website, where you can find out more information and make an application.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

There are no qualification requirements for this course.

Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £21816 Whole course
Republic of Ireland £20952 Whole course
Scotland £7128 Whole course
Northern Ireland £6954 Whole course
Wales £7872 Whole course
EU £22416 Whole course
International £22416 Whole course
Channel Islands £22416 Whole course

Additional fee information

Fee information is valid for modules starting before 31 July 2025. Fees typically increase annually.
Natural Sciences (Q64) at Open University - UCAS