The Open University is the largest academic institution in the United Kingdom in terms of student enrollment. Established in the year 1969, the university has since grown to be among the top universities in England. The university also prides itself in being the world's leading distance learning institution with an enrollment of over 220,000 student, 15,000 of whom live overseas. Over 1.8 million students have gone through the university's flexible e-learning programme since its establishment.
More than 70% of the students are either in full-time or part-time employment. The university offers a wide array of courses ranging from certificates and diplomas to undergraduate and postgraduate degrees.
The Institution is ranked 3rd in the UK in terms of research power. Quality of research carried out by The Open University has not only attained worldwide recognition but has also helped to address a variety of global issues.
It's headquarters are situated at Walton Hall in Milton Keynes, 80 km north of Central London. The university however has other administration centres in the UK as well as a number of European countries.
LIST OF OPEN UNIVERSITY COURSES
A detailed list of Open University Online Courses, Specializations and digital learning sources are available.