Open University

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Service summary

The Open University (OU) is the United Kingdom's only university dedicated to distance learning. They have around 150,000 undergraduate and more than 30,000 postgraduate students, 10,000 of whom are students with disabilities.

Nearly all students study part-time, making it an ideal option for people who have other commitments or who are in employment. About 70 per cent of undergraduate students are in full-time employment. More than 50,000 students are sponsored by their employers for their studies.

The page was last updated on 27 May 2015

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