The Open University in Scotland
Providing high-quality university education to all who wish to realise their ambitions and fulfil their potential
The Open University in Scotland is the leading provider of part-time higher education in Scotland.
Every year, we help thousands of ordinary people achieve extraordinary things.
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.
Retired residents of Caithness or North Sutherland studying with The Open University (OU) in Scotland can now apply to the Daniel McLean Memorial Fund for financial help related to their study, including travel to tutorials and relevant equipment.
Former BBC political editor Andrew Marr, born in Glasgow, presents Scotland and the Battle for Britain, a two-part documentary exploring Scotland's political transformation during the historic events of recent years.
Leading dance school and company Ballet West, based near Oban, is one of five providers announced today as joining The Open University’s degree validation programme.
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.