Natural Sciences

The Open University




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About this course

You’ll explore aspects of biology, chemistry, earth sciences, environmental sciences, physics, astronomy and planetary science – while developing critical thinking, data analysis and problem-solving skills.

Key features of the Diploma of Higher Education in Natural Sciences at The Open University

– Starts with an introduction to topical areas of modern science, giving you a good grounding in each
– Allows you to pick modules from across a wide science curriculum
– Provides opportunities for hands-on laboratory and field work, or take part online from home
– Develops logical and critical thinking skills that are highly prized in the workplace

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