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Courses & Qualifications

If either the Open University's method or university-level study are new to you, follow this link for answers to some basic questions about studying with us.

The links below will take you to descriptions of each of our modules. Some of our modules have taster materials online: follow this link and explore by level.

Follow this link to find out more about modules in creative writing.

Undergraduate Modules in English

  • A230: Reading and Studying Literature
  • A215: Creative Writing
  • A334: English Literature from Shakespeare to Austen
  • A335: Literature in transition: from 1800 to the present NEW starts October 2016
  • A363: Advanced Creative Writing

Interdisciplinary Modules with a Literature Component

  • AA100: The arts past and present
  • A105: Voices, texts and material culture
  • EA300: Children's Literature

Related Module

  • U214: Worlds of English

Postgraduate Modules

  • A815: MA English part 1
  • A816: MA English part 2
  • A802: MA Creative Writing part 1


A230 book 2 cover

A215 course book cover

A230 Book 1 cover