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Fees and funding

In Wales we have a range of payment and financial support options to meet your individual needs and to help you meet your study goals – whether you’re studying a single module or working towards a qualification.

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Courses and qualifications

As Wales’ largest provider of part-time undergraduate university study, The Open University in Wales offers a wide choice of qualifications in a broad range of subject areas. 

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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.

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Access Modules

As part of our widening work we run a number of outreach events with community partners across Wales to help you find out more about our Access modules. These events are free and you can either drop-in on the day or book in advance to see us for an informal chat about our courses. For information on upcoming events in your area please check out our Facebook page.

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Degree Apprenticeships in Wales

The Open University’s Applied Software Engineering Degree Apprenticeship programme equips apprentices with the knowledge, skills and behavioural characteristics required to be a competent software engineering professional.

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Access to higher education

Supporting you into higher education

If you are thinking about university study or want to improve your qualifications, and you live in a Communities First or other priority area, you could be eligible to study one of our Access modules for free. This is part of a Reaching Wider sponsored project and offers progression routes to any of the other the universities in Wales.

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Listening to our Students

Listening to our students

The Open University is a community of staff and students working together. Find out more about our Student Charter and the OU students Association.

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Meet our students

Meet our students

From a variety of backgrounds and all studying different subjects, see how our students have coped with study alongside real life and flourished on their OU learning journeys.

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Request your prospectus

Explore our qualifications and courses by requesting one of our prospectuses today.

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General enquiries

Call 029 2047 1170

Study enquiries

Prospective students:
Call 0300 303 5303 
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