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

Master Mathematics for Teaching

From Harvard University trained faculty, you'll learn new strategies in this Mathematics for Teaching program that will dramatically improve your ability to teach middle and high school students the math skills needed to succeed in life, work, and academia.

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M.Sc. Mathematics

The Mathematics course at The Open University UK enables you to delve deeply into particular aspects of pure and applied mathematics, through a wide choice of modules in fascinating areas such as fractal geometry, coding theory and analytic theory.

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Postgrad.Dip. Mathematics

If you want to develop your mathematical problem-solving and decision-making capabilities, the Mathematics programme at The Open University UK is an excellent place to begin.

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Postgrad.Dip. Anatomical Sciences

This Anatomical Sciences postgraduate certificate and diploma at The University of Edinburgh is a unique opportunity for students who want to explore aspects of human anatomy through the flexibility of an online distance learning programme.

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