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Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: The Open University

Data Analysis (T42)

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Course summary

Computing and data analysis play an important role in almost all private and public sector employment. The need to understand how to use IT and data to inform business decisions has never been more important. This qualification introduces you to some basic skills in exploring and analysing data sets and solving practical problems using mathematics, statistics and computing. It forms a foundation for further study or employment in the fields of mathematics, statistics, computing or data science. Key features of the course

  • Introduces mathematical, statistical and computing techniques.
  • Covers basic use of a range of appropriate software, including writing code in the Python language.
  • Provides experience of carrying out data analysis and commenting on the results.
  • Builds a solid foundation on which to continue on to a higher qualification in data science or employment in a wide range of sectors, including finance, government, health, education, the voluntary sector, business and commerce.


This qualification has one stage, comprising 120 credits. You’ll complete one 30-credit mathematics, one 30-credit statistics and two 30-credit computing & IT modules.

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

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Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

There are no qualification requirements for this course.

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £6924 Whole course
Northern Ireland £2208 Whole course
Scotland £2256 Whole course
Wales £2624 Whole course
Republic of Ireland £6648 Whole course
EU £6924 Whole course
International £6924 Whole course
Channel Islands £6924 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.
Data Analysis (T42) at Open University - UCAS