The Open University

The OU is a distance-learning university, offering over 250 qualifications, made up of undergraduate certificates, diplomas, foundation degrees, honours degrees, and postgraduate certificates, diplomas and degrees.

The OU’s unique, world-leading study approach is called supported ‘Open Learning’. This uses a blend of innovative course materials and top-class teaching methods to provide an exceptional learning experience.  You will study at home, at work or on the move, and in your own time. 

The OU provide all the high-quality resources you need to succeed. There are no regular classes to attend, but you’ll be part of a tutor group with a tutor to support you.  You’ll share your experience with other students online and sometimes meet face to face. So, you’ll build up your skills and knowledge, and meet some great people in the process.

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