Welcome to OpenLearn: Free learning from The Open University
OpenLearn aims to break the barriers to education by reaching millions of...
OpenLearn aims to break the barriers to education by reaching millions of learners around the world, providing free educational resources and inviting all to sample courses that our registered students take – for free!
- Duration: 5 mins
- Published on: Monday 16th January 2012
- Introductory Level
- Posted under: Get Started
What can you do on OpenLearn?
You can use this website to:
- plan and prepare for a course of study by enroling on one of our free courses
- browse the subject categories to discover articles, watch videos and interact with features and games created by our academic experts and guest contributors
- explore new topics to build your personal knowledge or look for reference material for a course you are already studying
- join the debates - hit the Comments area on all our pages to make your voice heard, rate how we're doing and share with your friends
- find out What's On - great Open University programmes on the BBC
Interactives, games, video, podcasts and articles to grow your learning; along with details of Open University programmes and opportunities to order posters, booklets and more.
OpenLearn is a great place to get an idea of what to expect from university study. With over 650 free courses, spread across a variety of subject areas, we hope you'll find something that interests you.
For most of our undergraduate courses you don’t need any formal qualifications to study with us because we believe anyone keen to succeed should have the opportunity to study.