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Become a student: study English Literature

Updated Monday 7th September 2015

Take your interest in literature further by studying with the Open University. 

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We offer a variety of free learning opportunities to try out a subject, brush up on your skills or find out if studying is for you – or you can start studying literature at degree-level with modules and qualifications. 

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Try out a free course on literature, poetry or creative writing – or, if it's been a while since you studied, find out more about how you can suceed with learning.


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Don't know where to start? Find out about getting started with one of our foundation-level Access courses, discover what it's like to be an Open University student, or brush up on your study skills with tips and advice


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