The Open University is the world’s leading provider of flexible, high quality online degrees and distance learning or sometimes refered to as e learning; serving students across the globe with highly respected degree qualifications, and the triple accredited MBA.
  • #488 Ranking
  • 66 Masters
  • 200000 Students

About

The OU is the UK's largest university and leads the world in distance learning qualifications in Higher Education.

1. Flexibility

  • The OU’s range of learning techniques provide flexible learning like no other university
  • Whether you’re at home, at work or on the move; the OU's innovative teaching methods and materials give you the flexibility you need and bring studying to life in a way never seen before.
2. Support
  • Online support like no other university
  • Consistently ranked in the top 5 for student satisfaction.
3. Career transformation
  • A degree highly valued by employers
  • 80% of the UK's top companies send their staff to The OU
4. Reputation
  • The largest academic institution in the UK
  • With students achieving their potential across the globe

Master's Programmes

Arts, Design & Architecture (4)

Services

The Open University has its headquarters at Walton Hall in Milton Keynes, which is 80km north of Central London, midway between Oxford and Cambridge, and just off the M1 motorway, linking it to Birmingham and the north of England.

Academics at Milton Keynes

Around 1,200 full-time academics are based at the Milton Keynes campus, along with some 250 of our 1,400 full-time and part-time postgraduate research students.

Research at Milton Keynes

The University has invested significantly in its infrastructure for research, increasing laboratory space at Milton Keynes headquarters by nearly 50 percent in the last seven years. Our newest facility is the Jennie Lee Building, which houses dedicated laboratories for pervasive computing and deployment of ambient and ubiquitous technologies.

Services at Milton Keynes

Our students and academics are supported by around 4,000 administrative, technical, secretarial and student services staff. Among the administrative and service units with a public-facing role who are based at Walton Hall are:

  • Development Office (alumni relations)
  • Library
  • Media Relations
  • Open University Students' Association
  • Open University Validation Services
  • Open University Worldwide
  • Student Services

Milton Keynes community

The OU plays an active role in Milton Keynes life. Among the local networks in which it is a partner, member or sponsor are:

  • Milton Keynes Technology Network
  • Milton Keynes Enterprise Hub
  • University Centre Milton Keynes
  • Milton Keynes and North Bucks Chamber of Commerce
  • Milton Keynes Community Foundation
  • Bletchley Park

Open Day

The campus is open to students, alumni supporters and local residents at Open Days held every two to three years. In 2009 the OU celebrated its 40th anniversary by opening up the campus at the Open Unlimited event.

The Global Study Awards

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

Milton Keynes, England, United Kingdom

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