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Accessibility and support

  • From a wide range of subject areas, OU certificate, diploma and degree courses let you mix and match according to your interests and needs. Most of our undergraduate courses have no formal entry requirements. The qualifications you’ll achieve with us are the ones that matter.

  • No-one understands how adults learn better than us. We’re open to all and our mission is to continue to be a world leader in the design, content and delivery of supported open learning.

  • We are renowned for the high quality of our student support service. We have professional careers and education advisers to support your OU study choices and career planning.

  • Networking is a way of life for OU students. For instance, our Business School has students in over 100 countries and a global network of more than 89,000 alumni and 700 tutors. Amid such a vibrant and enthusiastic student community, you’re never on your own.

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