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Bachelor of Science

A Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree is offered across a range of subjects at The Open University.

As its name suggests, a Bachelor of Science degree focuses on science and technical-based subjects.

The Science Faculty's undergraduate curriculum is organised according to key disciplines, namely Natural Sciences, Health Sciences, Mathematics and Physics, and Environmental Sciences.

Various degree programmes combine aspects of biology, ecology, geography, chemistry, technology and social science, as well as modern physics, applied mathematics and natural sciences.

Why study science with The Open University?

The Faculty of Science is committed to academic excellence in the research, teaching and the dissemination of science. As part of The Open University, the faculty pioneered distance-learning of science more than 40 years ago, and continues to innovate in teaching and scholarship.

Learn about the support we offer and how study works.

Career prospects

Open University science graduates are well placed to enter both scientific and non-scientific jobs. The logical, reasoned approach needed for science study is relevant to a wide range of employment. For this reason science graduates - particularly those with strong communication and interpersonal skills – are greatly in demand.

Some of our qualifications meet the education requirements for membership of professional institutions. See individual course descriptions for details.

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