Motivation to study is sufficient for registration.
You study part time, earning while you learn – at home, at work and on the move to suit the demands of your lifestyle and circumstances.
You can access our world-class teaching materials at your desk and 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 re reasonable expectation that he/she:
Has the motivation to succeed.
Will benefit from the programme.
For information on our courses please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
A computing device with a browser and broadband internet access is required for this module. Any modern browser will be suitable for most computer activities. Functionality may be limited on mobile devices. Any additional software will be provided, or is 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.
Our Skills for OU 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; consequently, time spent using a computer and the internet will be extensive. If you use assistive technology or have a hearing or speech impairment and have concerns about accessing this type of virtual environment and materials, you can visit the system provider's website for information and contact us to discuss it further before registering. Written transcripts of any audio components and Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) versions of printed material are 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.