Benefits of studying with the OU
- Flexible study – OU study is flexible in so many ways. It’s not just about being able to fit study around your life and commitments, it’s about taking control of what you study and how you study it. Speaking to one of our advisors is a great place to start to get a feeling for how OU study might work with your life, commitments and goals.
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- We’ll support you to succeed - we provide a supportive open learning community, and our students tell us that the experience is engaging, immersive and interactive. Over the last decade, we have consistently performed in the top three Scottish universities for student satisfaction.
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- OU study is affordable - Over half of all new students in Scotland qualify for financial support - with most of those using a Part-Time Fee Grant to cover the cost of their undergraduate module fees in full.
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- Build on your previous achievements - if you’ve studied before, you may be able to transfer those credits towards your degree. This includes your HNC or HND, completed degree modules, or other equivalent qualifications.
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