Students can study part time and earn whilst learning – at home, at work and any other way that meet the demands of their lifestyle or circumstances.
Students can also access our world-class teaching materials at their desk or on the go.
The University is committed to providing a fair and equitable admissions process to all applicants. We recognise and welcome the fact that our students come from a variety of backgrounds. The overriding principles in determining a candidate’s suitability for admission to a programme are that there is a reasonable expectation that they:
Have the motivation to succeed. Motivation to study is the most important element of admission and is sufficient for registration.
Will benefit from the programme.
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A computing device with a browser and broadband internet access is required for this module. Any modern browser should also be suitable for most computer activities. Functionality may be limited on some mobile devices. Any additional software that may be needed in the duration of the course will be provided, or will be generally freely available. However, some activities may have more specific requirements. For this reason, you will need to be able to install and run additional software on a device that meets the requirements below.
A desktop or laptop computer with either:
Windows 7 or higher
macOS 10.7 or higher
The screen of the device must have a resolution of at least 1024 pixels horizontally and 768 pixels vertically.
To participate in our online discussion area, you will need both a microphone and speakers/headphones. A microphone should be present in most modern computer devices.
Our Skills for the Open University study website has further information including computing skills for study, computer security, acquiring a computer and Microsoft software offers for students.
Elements of the modules are delivered online and include the use of real-time online discussions and an interactive whiteboard space. Therefore, time spent using a computer and the internet may be extensive. If you use assistive technology or have a hearing/speech impairmentand have general concerns about accessing our virtual environment and materials, please visit the system provider's website for information and contact us to discuss it further before registering.
To note, written transcripts of any audio components are available. Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) versions of printed material are also available. Some Adobe PDF components may not be available or fully accessible using a screen reader and mathematical and scientific materials may be particularly difficult to read in this way. Alternative formats of the study materials may be available in the future.