Distance Learning Programmes in Natural Sciences & Mathematics

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Natural sciences include disciplines that describe, predict, and understanding natural phenomena. These can be categorised into life sciences including ecology, anatomy, agriculture, or botany; and physical sciences including disciplines belonging to the fields of physics, earth sciences, astronomy, chemistry, and more.

Natural sciences form the basis for applied science subjects, which use the principles and theories developed by natural sciences. More specialised sub-disciplines of natural sciences include earth science, astronomy, behavioural science, anthropology, geology and others.

Mathematics studies quantity, space and spatial relations, change and structure, also forming the basis of a wide range of scientific disciplines. Its main function is to count, calculate and measure, but the diverse applications of math play a main role in statistics, game theory, cryptography, finance, economics, philosophy and many other areas of life.

Graduates of disciplines belonging to natural sciences benefit from extensive scientific knowledge, as well as skills in communication, numeracy and information technology. They will also be able to solve complex problems, while making best use of resources available. Math students make use of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, and diverse mathematical concepts.

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Suggested Online Programmes Natural Sciences & Mathematics

Certificate Spacecraft Technology

Exploration of space is never out of the news for long and the desire to construct lower-cost, reliable and more capable spacecraft has never been greater. At TU Delft years of technology development and research experience in space engineering allow us to offer this course, which examines spacecraft technologies for satellites and launch vehicles.

Netherlands
Certificate Satellite Orbit Determination

In the Satellite Orbit Determination course offered by Delft University of Technology you will learn techniques such as least squares estimation, and Kalman filtering which are widely used statistical techniques for estimating parameters from observations. Concepts such as reference frames, atmospheric refraction and relativity will also be addressed.

Netherlands
Bachelor Joint Undergraduate and Graduate Degree in Liberal Arts

Designed for highly motivated students with a proven track record in the professional arena, this Joint Undergraduate & Graduate Degree in Liberal Arts from Harvard University provides an accelerated pathway to earning both a bachelor’s and master’s degree within four years. Through a cohort experience, you become a big-picture, critical thinker with in-depth management expertise.

United States