Mathematics and statistics are inspiring and enjoyable to study. They give us problem-solving and decision-making tools which are needed across employment sectors.
In a digital world, mathematics and statistics are all around us.
Why study for a mathematics and statistics degree with The Open University?
We’re the largest provider of part-time university mathematics and statistics in the UK, with over 12,000 students studying these subjects each year.
We believe that’s because we offer an accessible, flexible and high-quality mathematics and statistics education, with a range of opportunities to develop skills in modern pure mathematics, mathematical methods and modelling, statistical analysis and investigation, and learning and teaching mathematics.
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Career prospects for Open University mathematics and statistics graduates
Mathematics and statistics graduates are equipped with skills and knowledge in demand in fields such as finance, accountancy, education, engineering, science, defence, the pharmaceuticals industry and business.
In a recent UK survey, 87% of our Mathematics and Statistics graduates were in employment and/or studying towards a postgraduate or professional qualification, six months after graduation.
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