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A global leader in flexible learning

With The Open University, you can study whenever and wherever you choose. We have students in over 130 countries and a global reputation as a pioneer in the field of flexible learning. Our flexible teaching also means, if you travel often or need to relocate, you can continue to study wherever you go.

With a wide choice of courses taught in English, flexible payment and a global reputation for excellence, The University can help you get where you want to be.

Supported On-Campus and Open learning

The University teaches in English through its own unique method of distance learning, called ‘supported open learning’, which is:

  • Flexible – students work where and when they choose to fit in with jobs, families and other commitments
  • All-inclusive – students get all the high-quality materials they need to study
  • Supportive – personal tutors provide academic expertise, guidance and feedback and run group tutorials; and specialist advisers are on hand to help with other aspects of University study
  • Social – students get together through tutorials, online conferencing, study networks and course forums.