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The Open University in Wales

We are the leading experts in part-time, flexible learning. Every year, we help thousands of ordinary people achieve extraordinary things.

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About us

We have been at the top of the National Student Survey in Wales for student satisfaction for eleven years running.

Learn more about The Open University in Wales.

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Study

We are the largest provider of part-time undergraduate higher education in Wales.
 
Find out more about studying with us or browse our full range of courses and qualifications
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Life-changing Learning across Wales

Studying with The Open University can be life changing, see how some of our students have coped with study alongside real life and flourished on their OU learning journeys.

Hear their stories and start your learning journey here.

 

Latest news

The Open University in Wales has joined forces with the Wales Institute of Social and Economic Research, Data and Methods (WISERD) to support and improve the research capacity of third sector organisations in Wales.

The Open University has launched a new course which will give learners an insight into Welsh culture and help them to learn basic Welsh language skills.

The Open University’s Annual Report for 2014/15 demonstrates another twelve months of significant achievement for the University.

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Partnerships

We work with employers, community groups, education providers and other partners to support the widest possible range of people to take up higher education opportunities.

Find out more about our partnerships

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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.

Try our online learning resources for free

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Welsh Language Scheme

The Open University has adopted the principle that in the conduct of public business in Wales it will treat the English and Welsh Languages on the basis of equality.

Download our Welsh Language Scheme and Welsh medium assessment guidelines