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. Find out more about our courses and qualifications, and what it’s like to study with us.
If you live in Scotland and you have an individual income of £25,000 per year or less, you may be eligible for a part-time fee grant.
Find out more about the latest news and events from The Open University in Scotland, with the June 2016 issue of Open Outlook.
‘Reading Communities: Connecting the Past and the Present’, a year-long public project by The Open University, is coming to Edinburgh on Tuesday 7 June for an event called ‘Edinburgh: A City of Readers'.
The Open University had 72% of its research assessed as 3 or 4 star in the most recent UK Research Excellence Framework (2014). The high rating indicates that the research undertaken by the OU is world-leading or internationally excellent in terms of quality, impact and environment.
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.