OU Study Materials

The Open University has been delivering modules/courses to students since 1971. The Study Materials collection is a comprehensive archive, including printed, audio/visual, multimedia and web materials. The collection also includes associated materials, such as transcripts of audio/visual content, set books, prospectuses and a selection of home experiment kits. The OU Digitral Archive collection of Study Materials contains a sample of the full archive. The collection will grow as further materials are added

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Title Module Code Resource Type Start Date
Understanding society: a foundation courseD100Module1971
Making sense of societyD101Module1974
Social sciences: a foundation courseD102Module1982
Society and social science: a foundation courseD103Module1991
This sporting planetD170Module25 October 2008
Urban change and conflictD202Module1982
Decision making in BritainD203Module1972
Fundamentals of human geographyD204Module1977
Changing Britain, changing world: geographical perspectivesD205Module1985
An introduction to sociologyD207Module1981
Decision making in BritainD208Module1983
State and societyD209Module1984
Introduction to economicsD210Module1985
Social problems and social welfareD211Module1988
Running the countryD212Module1992
Understanding modern societiesD213Module1992
The United States in the twentieth centuryD214Module1994
The shape of the world: explorations in human geographyD215Module1995
Economics and changing economiesD216Module1995
Social policy: welfare, power and diversityD218Module1998