Open University

Open University

Open University
Walton Hall
Milton Keynes
Tel 01908 274066
Student enquiries: Customer Contact Centre (01908 653231 - answering service out of office hours; evening & weekend advice line 0870 333 1444).
Applications: Direct


Main study areas: Arts, childhood & youth studies, environment, education, mathematics and computing, science, social science, technology, languages, health & social welfare, law, business & management.

Students: Total 188,000 (1000 full-time, 187,000 part-time), of which 25,000 live outside the UK, male/female ratio 1:1. First degree students 158,000 (most mature). Postgraduates 25,000 (1000 full-time, 24,000 part-time). Teaching staff approx 1100 full-time, 7400 part-time.

Quick Info

World-class distance-learning university.

Admission information: No educational qualifications required. Students should be 18 or over and resident in the EU or certain other countries. Early applications take precedence over later ones, so apply early.