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Can I transfer to the Open University to complete my final year? 11 hours ago 20 Jan 21:13 Replies: 2 Views: 88
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Starting Psychology any current or past students? 06-09-2016 06 Sep 2016 20:28 Replies: 7 Views: 338
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2nd Year - starting at open university 06-09-2016 06 Sep 2016 19:45 Replies: 4 Views: 278
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Level 3 module choice (Math student) 06-09-2016 06 Sep 2016 14:50 Replies: 5 Views: 246
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Switching from full time to part time? 06-09-2016 06 Sep 2016 13:58 Replies: 2 Views: 228
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B Eng Engineering - Module T207 06-09-2016 06 Sep 2016 13:26 Replies: 1 Views: 200
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aa100 - Getting Started 06-09-2016 06 Sep 2016 9:46 Replies: 1 Views: 187
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Confused choosing modules 04-09-2016 04 Sep 2016 11:52 Replies: 3 Views: 266
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Anyone from Liverpool/Merseyside are-? (Pgs: 1 2) 04-09-2016 04 Sep 2016 11:28 Replies: 29 Views: 709
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Need quick advice. 03-09-2016 03 Sep 2016 15:06 Replies: 2 Views: 224
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Anyone aged 18-20 currently studying or going to study at OU? (Pgs: 1 2 3) 03-09-2016 03 Sep 2016 10:28 Replies: 58 Views: 3,451
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OU Student Access to Eduroam 02-09-2016 02 Sep 2016 21:20 Replies: 7 Views: 3,605
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First year with OU 120 credits? 02-09-2016 02 Sep 2016 14:04 Replies: 14 Views: 660
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Advice from anyone who's studied S207 or S217 Physics 02-09-2016 02 Sep 2016 12:35 Replies: 0 Views: 163
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Anyone doing a Open Degree? Could I get a job after? 01-09-2016 01 Sep 2016 14:23 Replies: 2 Views: 390
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HNC Credit Transfer 01-09-2016 01 Sep 2016 14:21 Replies: 1 Views: 159
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OU 60 credit modules being phased out or just a rumour? 31-08-2016 31 Aug 2016 20:45 Replies: 9 Views: 540
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Open University UG Science to PG Science 31-08-2016 31 Aug 2016 19:10 Replies: 3 Views: 162
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Advice for anyone wanting to do Openplus physics, but more interested in Astrophysics 31-08-2016 31 Aug 2016 15:36 Replies: 0 Views: 145
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Hey guys 30-08-2016 30 Aug 2016 11:01 Replies: 2 Views: 220
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PPE or Forensic Psychology? 29-08-2016 29 Aug 2016 18:00 Replies: 1 Views: 168
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Computing & IT 2016 October TU100 28-08-2016 28 Aug 2016 16:02 Replies: 8 Views: 449
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Open degrees... 28-08-2016 28 Aug 2016 13:15 Replies: 4 Views: 305
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Bsc (Honours), Sport , Fitness and Coaching - October 2016 26-08-2016 26 Aug 2016 15:19 Replies: 0 Views: 187
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Re: Open University - Questions 26-08-2016 26 Aug 2016 13:25 Replies: 1 Views: 205
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Studying over 120 credits in one year? 26-08-2016 26 Aug 2016 7:03 Replies: 3 Views: 299
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Starting Open Plus in Physics this October. Any fellow students doing the same? 25-08-2016 25 Aug 2016 16:38 Replies: 12 Views: 438
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Education studies primary (BA) Oct 2016 25-08-2016 25 Aug 2016 12:48 Replies: 15 Views: 631
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Hey guys 23-08-2016 23 Aug 2016 19:15 Replies: 2 Views: 155
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OU friends 23-08-2016 23 Aug 2016 16:02 Replies: 3 Views: 245
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Is an open uni degree worthy for comp sci? 23-08-2016 23 Aug 2016 11:00 Replies: 6 Views: 377
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Part-time student loan, full-time learning? 21-08-2016 21 Aug 2016 12:16 Replies: 1 Views: 256
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Open university exam results 20-08-2016 20 Aug 2016 13:37 Replies: 1 Views: 239
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is anybody else nervous and essentially scared? 18-08-2016 18 Aug 2016 10:29 Replies: 1 Views: 284
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Open University the Masters 17-08-2016 17 Aug 2016 19:16 Replies: 3 Views: 561
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Business Management degree at OU (Pgs: 1 2) 16-08-2016 16 Aug 2016 13:39 Replies: 39 Views: 12,505
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Will I get a course grant for 2nd year 16-08-2016 16 Aug 2016 12:37 Replies: 0 Views: 199
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Open Uni Forensic psychology funding help 16-08-2016 16 Aug 2016 2:24 Replies: 1 Views: 187
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CertHE > DipHE > BSc 15-08-2016 15 Aug 2016 12:05 Replies: 17 Views: 6,566
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Why are pass marks higher at OU than at traditional universities? (Pgs: 1 2) 15-08-2016 14 Aug 2016 23:10 Replies: 38 Views: 32,964
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BSc (Honours) Forensic Psychology - Starting Oct 2016 14-08-2016 14 Aug 2016 19:26 Replies: 1 Views: 200
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Has anyone done level 2 I.T. modules - T216 (Cisco), TT284 (Web Tec) or T215? 14-08-2016 14 Aug 2016 13:30 Replies: 6 Views: 370
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Financial Support with part time BSc Comptuing & IT 13-08-2016 13 Aug 2016 16:29 Replies: 1 Views: 238
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Maths at OU? 12-08-2016 12 Aug 2016 14:43 Replies: 7 Views: 613
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TU100 My Digital Life Computing & IT October Start (Pgs: 1 2 3) 10-08-2016 10 Aug 2016 21:45 Replies: 55 Views: 8,374
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BSc (Hons) open degree Open uni current students and anyone starting this October?? 10-08-2016 10 Aug 2016 20:18 Replies: 19 Views: 777
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Aa100 2015 (Pgs: 1 2) 08-08-2016 08 Aug 2016 13:51 Replies: 24 Views: 2,118
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Natural Sciences (Biology) - some questions. 06-08-2016 06 Aug 2016 20:18 Replies: 2 Views: 396
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Natural Sciences - Biology 06-08-2016 06 Aug 2016 12:36 Replies: 4 Views: 667
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EMA early resubmission 05-08-2016 05 Aug 2016 10:27 Replies: 0 Views: 204
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k118 04-08-2016 04 Aug 2016 21:53 Replies: 0 Views: 147
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Studying with mental illness, how do you find it? 03-08-2016 03 Aug 2016 22:43 Replies: 8 Views: 587
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Where and how does it all start? 03-08-2016 03 Aug 2016 22:12 Replies: 5 Views: 292
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Full time at OU 03-08-2016 03 Aug 2016 17:43 Replies: 10 Views: 841
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S294 Cell Biology 03-08-2016 03 Aug 2016 10:02 Replies: 18 Views: 1,307
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Cut off dates for E214!!! :) 02-08-2016 02 Aug 2016 16:56 Replies: 0 Views: 129
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The open university; quickest, easiest BA degree? (Pgs: 1 2 3) 02-08-2016 02 Aug 2016 0:46 Replies: 47 Views: 72,805
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Msc Environmental Management: yay or nae? 01-08-2016 01 Aug 2016 5:19 Replies: 5 Views: 330
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Hoping to start Open Degree this October. Module list? 31-07-2016 31 Jul 2016 0:45 Replies: 4 Views: 633
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SK277 - Human Biology (Pgs: 1 2) 30-07-2016 30 Jul 2016 15:44 Replies: 22 Views: 6,579
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S217 - Physics: from classical to quantum 29-07-2016 29 Jul 2016 15:45 Replies: 1 Views: 309
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Can anyone explain how OU degree classifications are calculated...? 28-07-2016 28 Jul 2016 17:13 Replies: 16 Views: 812
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Thoughts on Open University? 28-07-2016 28 Jul 2016 17:01 Replies: 10 Views: 1,269
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MA funding and course registration 27-07-2016 27 Jul 2016 12:17 Replies: 2 Views: 188
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arts and humanities 27-07-2016 27 Jul 2016 11:32 Replies: 5 Views: 297
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MA Art History 27-07-2016 27 Jul 2016 10:10 Replies: 5 Views: 210
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Preparation? 24-07-2016 24 Jul 2016 18:08 Replies: 12 Views: 787
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BSc in Computing & IT and design - Starting in Oct 22-07-2016 22 Jul 2016 15:58 Replies: 1 Views: 154
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Frequency of live lectures for Bachelor's degree? 21-07-2016 21 Jul 2016 21:09 Replies: 3 Views: 216
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OU - full time - doing MU123 and MTS124 together 21-07-2016 21 Jul 2016 13:39 Replies: 5 Views: 399
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MU123 Any good for consolidating Maths GCSE & building confidence for A level maths? 20-07-2016 20 Jul 2016 9:08 Replies: 3 Views: 287
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Certificate of Higher Education in Computing & IT and mathematics 20-07-2016 20 Jul 2016 9:03 Replies: 1 Views: 181
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Can you study OU modules on their own and do universities accept them? 19-07-2016 19 Jul 2016 16:19 Replies: 4 Views: 247
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Open Uni to Brick Uni 19-07-2016 19 Jul 2016 12:02 Replies: 2 Views: 316
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PPE Open University 2015 19-07-2016 19 Jul 2016 9:09 Replies: 4 Views: 3,854
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General OU queries 18-07-2016 18 Jul 2016 21:17 Replies: 9 Views: 380
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Help Please!... MST224, SXPA288 and S217 18-07-2016 18 Jul 2016 16:54 Replies: 7 Views: 992
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Anyone starting MST124 this October? (Pgs: 1 2) 18-07-2016 18 Jul 2016 13:27 Replies: 39 Views: 6,801
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Open uni list of essentials? 18-07-2016 18 Jul 2016 10:35 Replies: 5 Views: 533
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Sxpa288 & mst224 17-07-2016 17 Jul 2016 12:32 Replies: 6 Views: 500
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Practical elements in STEM degrees 16-07-2016 16 Jul 2016 17:41 Replies: 1 Views: 181
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