This website is about the choices available to you if you are thinking about studying mathematics and statistics with the Open University. It describes possible starting points for qualifications, and the modules you’ll study initially. It gives you information about how to choose the best starting point for you based on your previous experience of learning mathematics.

You are advised to read through the sections of this website in the following order:

  • What are your options?
  • Are you ready?
  • What will you study?

If you are planning to take a qualification in a subject such as engineering, computing, economics, science, which contains some mathematics modules, then read the advice at Maths for other subjects.

This website should be read in conjunction with the information about qualifications and modules in mathematics and statistics which can be found in Study at the OU.