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.
Academics from The Open University (OU) will be amongst those eagerly anticipating the first ever successful landing by European space scientists on Mars.
Open Outlook - October 2016 Find out more about the latest news and events from The Open University in Scotland, with the October 2016 issue of Open Outlook.
The Rosetta mission will end with a controlled descent to the surface of Comet 67P, but its legacy will live on in OU-developed applications on Earth.
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.