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At The Open University, we're pioneers of flexible learning that's respected by employers and affordable for you. That's why more than 170,000 students are studying with us right now.

Whatever subject you want to study, and whatever qualification you want, we've got the right course for you.

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The Open Diaries - Striving for more

Student, Jack, and OU tutor, Rehana, talk about balancing competing life pressures and the tutor support available to students at the OU.

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We do everything we can to help you succeed, even if it's years since you did any studying. Access modules will bring you up to speed, and you may even be able to study for free.

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You may be able to transfer any credit you've gained at another university towards an Open University qualification.

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