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The Open University in Scotland

Providing high-quality university education to all who wish to realise their ambitions and fulfil their potential

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About us

The Open University in Scotland is the leading provider of part-time higher education in Scotland. 

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Study

Every year, we help thousands of ordinary people achieve extraordinary things.

Find out more about studying with us or browse our full range of courses and qualifications.

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Meet our students and alumni

We support students in open learning across Scotland. Our flexible programmes and wide range of qualifications allow learners to pick the study route that’s best for them.

Latest news

Open University top three for student satisfaction in Scotland
In a national survey published today, The Open University has been ranked joint third with Glasgow University for overall student satisfaction in Scotland.
Award success for OU's college partnerships
The Open University in Scotland, with three of its college partners, has won a prestigious education award.
Awards for Business School's highest achievers
A Callander-based mum has been awarded a Professional Certificate in Accounting at The Open University Business School Student and Alumni Awards.
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Our Work

We work with schools, employers, unions, community groups and other learning providers to widen access to education across Scotland.
 
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Free online learning

It doesn’t matter if you’re into art or zoology, or whether you have 5 minutes or 50 hours. We’ve got a huge range of free online learning to help you explore your passion.

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Events

Find out more about our events including conferences, seminars and lectures. To learn more about our courses, find an information event near you.

 

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