Study for free
In order to qualify for a free place you must:
be resident in England
have a household income of less than £25,000 (or be in receipt of qualifying benefits)
have little or no previous experience of higher education* (HE) and not completed a HE qualification at NQF level 4 or above
be registered on a qualification.
*Not completed any more than one year on a full-time undergraduate programme or completed 30 credits or more of OU study.
If you are unsure if you meet these criteria why not speak to one of our friendly advisers on +44 (0)1908 659253 or request a call back.
Paying for your study
If you don’t meet the eligibility criteria to study for free (or you're studying the module on a standalone basis), there are flexible ways to pay including a student loan or spreading the cost through monthly payments.