Mathematics and Physics (W22) at Open University - UCAS

Open University

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: The Open University

Mathematics and Physics (W22)

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Course summary

This diploma allows you to develop your knowledge and understanding of theoretical physics and the underpinning mathematics. You’ll gain a thorough grounding in mathematical concepts, theories and their uses and combine them with fundamental physics concepts (including Newtonian mechanics). Practise using applied mathematics tools, including mathematical methods modelling and essential methods and tools; increase your familiarity with mathematical software. You’ll also learn skills in communicating clear and concise arguments and conclusions. Key features of the course

  • Start at a point that suits your level of mathematical knowledge
  • Cover essential topics in applied mathematics and physics
  • Use relevant software to investigate and solve problems, analyse and interpret data
  • Build a solid foundation on which to continue onto a full degree


This diploma of higher education has two stages, each comprising 120 credits: In Stage 1, you’ll study 120 credits from the standard start or basic mathematics start. In Stage 2, you’ll study two 60-credit 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

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

There are no qualification requirements for this course.

Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £14544 Whole course
Republic of Ireland £13968 Whole course
Scotland £4752 Whole course
Northern Ireland £4636 Whole course
Wales £5248 Whole course
EU £14944 Whole course
International £14944 Whole course
Channel Islands £14944 Whole course

Additional fee information

Fee information is valid for modules starting before 31 July 2025. Fees typically increase annually.
Mathematics and Physics (W22) at Open University - UCAS