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Every year, we help thousands of ordinary people achieve extraordinary things. Find out more about studying with us or browse our full range of courses and qualifications.

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Courses and qualifications

With no entry requirements for most undergraduate courses, The OU really is open to everyone. You can take a standalone module, or register for a wide range of qualifications.

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Fees and funding

We offer a wide range of funding and flexible payment options and we keep our fees as low as possible. We believe cost shouldn't be a barrier to achieving your potential and are confident we can help you find a finance option to fit your circumstances.

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Graduate Apprenticeships

We offer Graduate Apprenticeships in Software Development and Cyber Security to employers in Scotland. Funded by Skills Development Scotland, these are available to new and existing employees aged 16 years and over.

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Young Applicants in Schools

Our Young Applicants in Schools Scheme (YASS) gives S6 students in Scotland the unique opportunity to study a range of university level modules in school alongside their other studies.

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Meet our students and alumni

We support students in open learning across Scotland. Our flexible programmes and wide range of qualifications allow learners to pick the study route that’s best for them. Read about a variety of OU in Scotland journeys and experiences from some of our learners and alumni.