An alternative route to an honours degree
If you want a science degree - but perhaps your qualifications, finances or family commitments are holding you back - then OpenPlus is just right for you. This unique partnership between The Open University (OU) and other leading science universities around the UK opens up a more affordable and flexible route to an honours degree in chemistry, environmental science and physics .
Endorsed by the Royal Society of Chemistry and the Institute of Physics, OpenPlus provides you with a high-quality teaching and learning experience from start to finish.
With OpenPlus you start studying part time at home through supported learning with The Open University (OU). You will also attend a residential school. You complete your degree by studying two years full time at your chosen partner university.
Openplus students come from a wide range of backgrounds and choose to study science at degree level for many different reasons. Some to boost their professional credentials and progress their careers, others to broaden their horizons or simply for the satisfaction of personal achievement.