We train more health and social care staff across the UK than any other higher education provider.
The Open University supports economic growth in Northern Ireland through professional development of employees and partnerships with employers.
This academic year we launched a new Social Work degree for Northern Ireland.
We work with local communities and organisations to widen access to higher education for individuals and groups.
We work with local industry in Northern Ireland to create links between academic knowledge and research with local business to support innovation, productivity and competitiveness.
We work to help shape higher education and related public policy to support the needs of our learners across Northern Ireland.
We organise events, workshops and seminars in partnership with festivals and cultural initiatives across Northern Ireland.
The Open University holds a number of key partnerships with the local Further Education Colleges across Northern Ireland.
Open University students are unique and their skills can benefit local businesses in Northern Ireland.