Can I quit my Open University course?

You have a right to cancel your registration or enrolment to study a module and/or qualification, without giving any reason, within 14 days of the date of the email or letter confirming The Open University’s acceptance of your application to register or enrol.

Can I withdraw from my Open University course?

Withdrawing from your studies means that you are ceasing your studies and you do not intend to undertake any further study with The Open University. If you withdraw from study, you will cease to be a student of the University. In order to withdraw from your studies, you must follow the Cancellation Procedure.

Can I switch courses Open University?

If a student wants to change the qualification or module they are registered on please advise your regional SiSE support team. The student may need to talk to a regional manager for further advice and guidance, dependant upon the changes they wish to make.

Can I change my OU course?

The Changing Your Study Plans Policy sets out the options that you have as a student if you want to change the modules and/or qualification that you are studying, take a break from study, or withdraw from your studies with the Open University.

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How do I close my Open University account?

However, if you decide you wish to delete your account, you are able to do this yourself. Please follow the link in the top right to ‘My OpenLearn Profile’, if you scroll down, you should see a button ‘Delete my profile’.

Is a degree from Open University respected?

As a top-rated academic institution, the Open University’s degrees are respected by employers. In fact, 75 per cent of the top 100 FTSE companies have sponsored their staff on these courses. … Since the outset, the Open University has not asked for any formal qualifications to enter undergraduate-level study.

Can you take a year out of Open University?

a) You may take a study break without seeking any approval. However, unless you enrol for a module within two years of completing your last module, you will cease to be a registered student of the University and you will be unable to continue to access services that are provided to students.

Can I transfer from Open University to another university?

If you would like to transfer credit awarded by The Open University towards study at another provider, we recommend that you contact that provider directly to find out about their credit transfer or Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) arrangements.

What can I study at The Open University?

Browse our courses by subject

  • Arts and Humanities.
  • Biology.
  • Business and Management.
  • Chemistry.
  • Combined Studies.
  • Computing and IT.
  • Counselling.
  • Creative Writing.

Can I switch from part-time to full time Open University?

Flexible study

Because OU study is flexible, you don’t have to stick to just part-time or full-time study. You can choose to study more or less each year to suit you.

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Is Open University classed as full time education?

All OU students are considered part-time students. That means, even if you choose to study at full-time equivalent intensity, you’ll be a part-time student and your eligibility to claim existing state benefits and/or to fund your studies with a Part-Time Tuition Fee loan will usually be unaffected.

Is Open University good?

The OU offers a whole range of qualifications, from certificates and diplomas to honours degrees and postgraduate qualifications – all of which are not only ‘proper’ and fully accredited, they are highly rated by employers.

Can you fail Open University?

If you are awarded a Fail: Entitled to Resit or Fail: Entitled to Resubmit module result where the assessment is scheduled within twelve to sixteen weeks of your original exam period or submission date, you can elect to postpone this ‘early’ resit or resubmission to the next available opportunity.

Are Open University free courses Recognised?

Produced by The Open University, a world leader in open and distance learning, all OpenLearn courses are free to study. We offer nearly 1000 free courses across 8 different subject areas. Our courses are available to start right away.

DO YOU NEED A levels for Open University?

For most of The Open University’s undergraduate degrees no formal qualifications are required, and no entry test is required to study with us. For postgraduate degrees, an undergraduate degree equivalent to the relevant UK qualification is required.