Mathematics and Statistics (Q36) at Open University - UCAS

Open University

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: The Open University

Mathematics and Statistics (Q36)

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Course summary

Gain extensive knowledge of probability and statistics. Combine this with pure mathematics or applied mathematics. This degree will equip you with problem-solving and decision-making tools. You’ll experience using statistical software and practise conducting and communicating statistical investigations. You’ll develop your understanding of big data, multivariate data analysis, regression analysis, and hypothesis testing, plus explore classical and Bayesian statistics. A mathematics and statistics degree can let you access professional training or entry-level roles in various career areas, such as data analysis, finance, teaching, and statistics. Key features of the course Accredited by the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications (IMA) and the Royal Statistical Society (RSS) Start at a point that suits your level of mathematical knowledge Build expertise in analytical approaches, classical and Bayesian statistics, and the underpinning mathematical theory Complement statistics with pure or applied mathematics to fit your needs and interests Practise conducting and communicating statistical investigations and using professional software Move to a different mathematics degree if your aspirations change, even after you’ve started


This degree has three stages, each comprising 120 credits. In Stage 1, you’ll study four 30-credit modules from the default or intensive start. In Stage 2, you’ll study two 30-credit statistics modules and one 60-credit module from the applied or pure mathematics route. In Stage 3, you’ll study three 30-credit statistics modules and choose one 30-credit module from your chosen route.

Professional bodies

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

  • Mathematics and its Applications, Institute of
  • Statistical Society, Royal

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.

There are no formal entry requirements to study this qualification, but it’s very important you’re well prepared to study mathematics at this level.

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

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

Fee information is valid for modules starting before 31 July 2025. Fees typically increase annually.
Mathematics and Statistics (Q36) at Open University - UCAS