The Open University

The Open University

The world’s leading distance-learning provider. The Open University, UK offers flexible part-time study, supported distance and open learning for undergraduate and postgraduate courses and qualifications. 

Flexible payment options

60% of their students fund their study with a government backed loan. They also have other ways to make study more affordable.

About

The Open University is the leading expert in flexible higher education underpinned by their world-leading research. It is the UK’s largest university, in fact four out of ten part-time undergraduate students in the UK study with them.

Courses that suit you

They offer 180 qualifications and 600 modules to choose from. 76% of students study alongside work.

New; MA in Translation

This qualification is an exciting opportunity to develop your skills as a translator, equipping you to work in the fast-growing Translation Services industry.

All Courses

Honours degrees

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Arts and Humanities (Art History)
  • Arts and Humanities (Classical Studies)
  • Arts and Humanities (Creative Writing)
  • Arts and Humanities (English Literature)
  • Arts and Humanities (History)
  • Arts and Humanities (Music)
  • Arts and Humanities (Philosophy)
  • Arts and Humanities (Religious Studies)
  • Business Management
  • Business Management (Accounting)
  • Business Management (Economics)
  • Business Management (Leadership Practice)
  • Business Management (Marketing)
  • Childhood and Youth Studies
  • Classical Studies
  • Criminology
  • Criminology and Law
  • Criminology and Psychology
  • Economics and Mathematical Sciences
  • English Literature
  • English Literature and Creative Writing
  • Environmental Management and Technology
  • Environmental Science
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Health Sciences
  • Healthcare and Health Science
  • History
  • History and Politics
  • International Studies
  • Law
  • Law (graduate entry)
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics and its Learning
  • Mathematics and Physics
  • Mathematics and Statistics
  • Natural Sciences
  • Natural Sciences (Astronomy and Planetary Science)
  • Natural Sciences (Biology)
  • Natural Sciences (Chemistry)
  • Natural Sciences (Earth Sciences)
  • Natural Sciences (Environmental Science)
  • Natural Sciences (Physics)
  • Philosophy and Psychological Studies
  • Politics, Philosophy and Economics
  • Psychology
  • Psychology and Law
  • Social Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Social Sciences (Criminology)
  • Social Sciences (Economics)
  • Social Sciences (Politics)
  • Social Sciences (Psychology)
  • Social Sciences (Sociology)
  • Top-up BA (Honours) Early Childhood

Diplomas of Higher Education

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Business Management
  • Criminology
  • Criminology and Law
  • Criminology and Psychology
  • English
  • Environmental Studies
  • Health and Social Care
  • Health Sciences
  • History
  • History and Politics
  • Mathematical Sciences
  • Natural Sciences
  • Philosophy and Psychological Studies
  • Psychology
  • Psychology and Law
  • Social Sciences

Certificates of Higher Education

  • Adult Health and Social Care
  • Arts and Humanities
  • Business Management
  • Children and Families
  • Education Studies (Primary)
  • Health Sciences
  • Healthcare with Health Science
  • Mathematical Sciences
  • Natural Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences

The Open University Certificate Courses

  • Health and Social Care
  • Management
  • Practical Statistics
  • Promoting Public Health

Short courses

  • Digital photography: creating and sharing better images
    Developing better teams
    Linux essentials
    Discovering Wales and Welsh
  • Science: galaxies, stars and planets
  • Science: human genetics and health issues
  • Science: living without oil
  • Science: microbes
  • Science: molecules, medicines and drugs
  • Science: nuclear energy
  • Science: plants and people
  • Science: sport, the science behind medals
  • Science: the frozen planet
  • Science: the weather

Masters degrees

  • Advanced Networking
  • Advancing Healthcare Practice
  • Art History
  • Childhood and Youth
  • Classical Studies
  • Computing
  • Creative Writing
  • Crime and Justice
  • Development Management
  • Education
  • Environmental Management
  • Finance
  • Forensic Psychological Studies
  • Human Resource Management
  • Laws
  • Mathematics
  • MBA (Master of Business Administration)
  • MBA (Technology Management)
  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Mental Health Science
  • Music
  • Online and Distance Education
  • Philosophy
  • Psychology
  • Science
  • Space Science and Technology
  • Systems Thinking in Practice
  • Technology Management
  • Translation

Postgraduate diplomas

  • Advanced Networking
  • Advancing Healthcare Practice
  • Business Administration
  • Computing
  • Development Management
  • Environmental Management
  • Finance
  • Human Resource Management
  • Integrated Practice in Childhood and Youth
  • Mathematics
  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Mental Health Science
  • Online and Distance Education
  • Professional Studies in Education
  • Space Science and Technology
  • Systems Thinking in Practice
  • Technology Management
  • Translation

Postgraduate certificates

  • Advancing Healthcare Practice
  • Business Administration
  • Computing
  • Conflict and Development
  • Development Management
  • Environmental Management
  • Finance
  • Human Resource Management
  • Human Rights and Development Management
  • Humanities
  • Integrated Practice in Childhood and Youth
  • Mathematics
  • Online and Distance Education
  • Professional Studies in Education
  • Social and Psychological Inquiry
  • Space Science
  • Systems Thinking in Practice
  • Technology Management
  • Translation

For information on any course of your choice, please visit the program webpage.

 

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