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Study at the OU

The Open University offers courses at all levels Our prospectus: Study at the OU


Research at the OU

Research is central to our mission Research at the OU; Research degrees


The OU at work

Meeting the professional development and training needs of business The OU for employers


Student Charter

The Student Charter sets out how the members of the OU community – both staff and students – should work together so everyone can benefit from a shared set of values.


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The Open University among top-rated universities for student satisfaction for 9th year running

The Open University has once again achieved one of the highest ratings for student satisfaction amongst UK universities in the 2013 National Student Survey – achieving an overall satisfaction rate of 92%.