The Open University in the Republic of Ireland
The Open University provides higher education opportunities to students across the Republic of Ireland helping ordinary people achieve extraordinary things.
We provide flexible distance learning across Ireland, helping ordinary people achieve extraordinary things. Find out more about studying with us or browse our full range of courses and qualifications.
Routes To Learning is a guide that will structure a route through a range of free online resources from The Open University's award winning website.
Major UK universities to award degree course credit through MOOCs for the first time with FutureLearn “Programs”.
People from all walks of life, of all ages and backgrounds, from a spectrum of careers and industries gathered at Croke Park on Friday 13th May to celebrate achieving their degrees with The Open University.
Fifty years ago today, the UK government White Paper was published, which introduced the concept of The Open University (OU). Originally called the 'University of the Air', the OU was the realisation of the dream of one person; Jennie Lee.
The Open University undertakes world-leading, innovative research and development that influences policy and enriches lives. OU research ranks in the top third of all UK universities.
We work with groups, universities and employers across the Republic of Ireland.
We make Open University teaching and learning resources available free of charge to anyone with access to the internet, no matter where in the world they live.