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The Open University - distance learning

The Open University offers a different way to work towards a degree - through distance learning, where you can study in your own time, often alongside a job or childcare.

For full details on the wide range of courses on offer visit the 18 to 24 website.

More about the Open University

An Open University degree combines flexibility, high quality and value for money.

Most OU students study part-time which allows them to study alongside work, earn a regular income and build towards a highly respected degree. 

There are many other benefits in choosing to study with The Open University:

  • You don’t need any formal qualifications to study for most qualifications
  • The OU offers a huge choice of named and combined degrees which will enable you to mix modules from different subjects to suit your career needs or personal preferences
  • The OU uses a blend of high quality teaching material supported by guidance and advice from a tutor, face-to-face, group tutorials, etc.

    Find out more about distance learning at the Open University

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