OU commute: Learn anywhere. Achieve anything

We’re a university like no other. With a flexible approach to learning that lets you fit study around your job, your family, your life. In fact, 70% of current OU students are in full-time employment.

Request a prospectus below to see what you could study, and how it can fit around you.

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Enhance your career

An OU qualification is a wise investment in your future.

  • You’ll learn transferable skills that will help you progress your career.
  • OU study fits in around your work and family life: you can study in your own time and earn while you learn.
  • With a range of funding and payment options, studying with us is an affordable way to achieve your goals.
  • You’ll have access to expert career advisers who are on hand to help you identify opportunities and develop your career.
  • Many of our tutors have a wealth of industry as well as academic experience, and they offer support and motivation every step of the way.

Take your career to the next level. 

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What’s OU study like?

You don’t have to put your life on hold to get a qualification. OU study is flexible – you can study at home, at work, or on the move – so it fits around your family life and work commitments.

You’ll get regular support from your tutor and student support team, who’ll give invaluable guidance, advice and feedback.

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Can I do it?

Each year, we help thousands of people change their lives. Now it’s your turn. We can help you make the most of your available time and understand the skills you need.

Most of our undergraduate courses have no formal entry requirements. If you have the commitment, we’ll support you every step of the way.

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Fees and funding

OU study is more affordable than you might think. We keep our fees as low as possible and offer a wide range of funding and flexible payment options.

Your fees include your course materials, tutor support, assessments and exams.