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Mathematics and Physics (Q77) Open University Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: The Open University


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Course summary

If you’re an aspiring or practising leader of sport or fitness activities, this degree will develop your skills and understanding of sports science, psychology, training, coaching and leadership. It will enhance your awareness of your own role, increase your effectiveness at work and develop your communication and analytical skills – boosting your career prospects. You’ll apply science and theory to practice, reflecting on case studies or real and potential work situations. Drawing on video, text and online materials, you’ll focus on the all-round physical and psychological needs of sports participants or exercise clients.

Course details


This degree has three stages, each comprising 120 credits.
You’ll start Stage 1 with a 60-credit introductory science module followed by two 30-credit mathematics modules.
Next, in Stage 2, you’ll study two 60-credit modules – one in physics and one in mathematics.
Finally, in Stage 3, you’ll complete your degree with four 30-credit modules – two in physics and two in mathematics.

How to apply

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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.
Study skills for this qualification

You need no previous knowledge of science; however, you must be able to:

write clearly and concisely, structuring short pieces of writing so that they flow coherently;
log on to the internet, find websites and communicate by email;
create, save and retrieve documents using basic word processing skills.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

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