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Physics and space

The Open University UK

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About

In this wholly online Physics and space module from The Open University UK, you’ll examine fundamental concepts in physics and the space sciences. Its nine highly relevant topics and practical activities will help prepare you to study physics, astronomy or planetary science at OU level 2.

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Overview

With this Physics and space module from The Open University UK  you’ll learn through solving physical science problems while acquiring computer programming knowledge and practising your existing maths skills.

What you will study

To begin, you’ll develop your understanding of different scales – particularly those that are much larger or smaller than will be familiar to you. Through the nine topics, you’ll then meet concepts and principles in classical and quantum physics and the space sciences. Alongside each topic, you’ll practise your maths skills, applying them to problems in physical sciences.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  •  Forces around you
  • Material worlds
  •  The quantum realm
  •  Energy in society
  •  Nuclei and particles
  •  Components of the Universe
  • Exploring the Solar System
  •  How the Universe works

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

You’ll need:

  • some understanding of basic ideas in physical science, for example: atoms; waves and electromagnetic radiation; planets and stars
  • to be familiar with basic mathematics, algebra and trigonometry
  • to be able to understand written English of the standard of a broadsheet newspaper; and write clearly and concisely, structuring short pieces so they flow coherently
  • to be able to log on to the Internet, find websites and communicate by email; and create, save and retrieve documents using basic word processing skills. No previous experience of computer programming is assumed.

Tuition Fee

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Funding

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