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Accessibility Statement for Approaches to mental health (K314)

Mode of study

With the exception of a book of readings, all of this module’s study materials are online. Online materials are composed of pages of text with images, and audio or video clips (most of which are less than 10 minutes long). All audio and video clips have transcripts/subtitles, and other visual items (diagrams, interactive media, animations and multiple choice self-assessed quizzes) have also been made accessible. Online materials also include links to external resources, journal articles, online forums and online tutorial rooms.

Tuition strategy

This module provides a range of online learning events. Although not compulsory, attendance at tutorials will help you consolidate your learning.

Diagrams and other visual content

The study materials contain some diagrams, graphs, photographs and other visual media. Interpreting examples of these is an important part of the study of this module. Figure descriptions are provided for all figures.

Finding information

You will be required to search for, and make use of, third party material online and this is assessed.


This module has Tutor-Marked Assignments (TMAs), which must be submitted online via the OU’s electronic TMA system. The end-of-module assessment (EMA) must be submitted online. If you're concerned about any aspects of assessments, please contact us for advice on alternative assessments and support.


You will receive feedback from your tutor on your submitted Tutor-Marked Assignments (TMAs). This will help you to reflect on your TMA performance. You should refer to it to help you prepare for your next assignment.


All University modules are structured according to a set timetable and you will need time-management skills to keep your studies on track. You will be supported in developing these skills.

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