The Open University

The Open University (OU) is a distance learning and research university with a campus in Belfast.

The OU offers a large number of undergraduate qualifications, including certificates, diplomas, and Bachelor's degrees. The university also offers a range of postgraduate qualifications including Master's levels modules such as MBA and MPA, MSc, MA and MEd, and MRes, as well as the professional PGCE qualification and a number of postgraduate diplomas and certificates.

The OU provides the opportunity to study for a PhD on a part-time distance, or a full-time on-site basis in a wide range of disciplines as well as an EdD for professionals in education.

For more information on the OU in Northern Ireland and the courses offered please select the relevant link:

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