Open University induction

Open University induction

Our induction materials, badged open courses and resources from our faculty websites will help you ease into distance learning.

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Being an OU student

The induction course for new OU students, covering the essentials for starting your undergraduate studies.

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12 hrs
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Essential skills for OU study

Feeling prepared for your module? Our short collection of free courses covers the essential skills to get the most from your studies.

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Using OpenLearn as an OU Student

Watch our animation, and find out more about how OpenLearn supports your OU studies.

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Taking your first steps into higher education

What is university study like? Is it for me? If you are asking yourself these questions, this free course is for you. Taking your first steps into higher education provides insights into how subjects are studied at university. This introduction to carefully selected materials helps you decide what you might want to study. You will be ...

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24 hrs
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Succeeding in postgraduate study

This free course, Succeeding in postgraduate study, will help you to become familiar with the requirements and demands of postgraduate study and to develop the skills and confidence to pursue your learning further.

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24 hrs
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Multidisciplinary study: the value and benefits

The Open University would really appreciate a few minutes of your time to tell us about yourself and your expectations for the course before you begin, in our optional start-of-course survey 342. Once you complete the course we would also value your feedback and suggestions for future improvement, in our optional end-of-course survey 343. ...

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5 hrs