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Study

Location is no barrier to studying with The Open University. There are OU students in every Scottish parliamentary constituency and with no entry requirements for most undergraduate courses, The OU really is open to everyone. 

Request a prospectus

Our prospectuses help you choose your course, understand what it's like to be an OU student and register for study.

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Courses and Qualifications

With no entry requirements for most undergraduate courses, The OU really is open to everyone. You can take a standalone module, or register for a wide range of qualifications.

Our supported open learning approach means you can study at a time and place that suits you.

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Fees and funding

We offer a wide range of funding and flexible payment options and we keep our fees as low as possible.

We believe cost shouldn't be a barrier to achieving your potential and are confident we can help you find a finance option to fit your circumstances. 

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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.

Come and see us …

We run a programme of information events  throughout Scotland where you can meet our staff and find out more about studying with the OU.