Open University History
Open University, is a public university located in Milton Keynes, United Kingdom. It is one of the biggest university in the UK for undergraduate education. It was established in the year 1969 by the Labour government under Prime Minister Harold Wilson.
Open University Programs, Courses, and Schools
Open University, offers undergraduate degrees, postgraduate degrees, master’s degrees, and diplomas degrees. It also offers certification courses and training programs for students. The University has a various department like Faculties of Arts & Social Sciences, The Open University Business School, The Open University Law School, Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics, Wellbeing, Education & Language Studies, School of Educational Technology, Knowledge Media School.
Open University Campuses
Open University, has based in Milton Keynes. The University has ample of facilities on campus for the students. It offers facilities like gymnasium, sports center, library. The University has a library which holds 2.45 million volumes of books, over 4 million e-books and more than 10,000 international periodicals.
Open University Achievements
Open University, won the Teaching Excellence and Digital Innovation categories in the Guardian University Awards in 2018. The University also wins 36th Annual Telly Awards, it won for its informative, animated shorts entitled “60- Second Adventures in Astronomy”. British Academy of Film and Television Arts won for Open University documentary. It was crafted for Best Photography in Factual Programme and Best Original Music.
Open University USP
Open University, ranked 501-600th by World University Rankings in 2019-2020. It also ranked 201-300th by University Impact Rankings in the year 2019. The University ranked 101-150th by Young University Rankings in 2019. It also ranked 36th in the country and 498th in the world by the Center for World University Rankings in 2018. Out of 132, the Open University was ranked 43rd in the Times Higher Education Table of Excellence in 2008.
Open University has always been emphasis to its motto of “Learn and Live”.
Open University Notable Alumni
Myleene Klass (Singer), Meles Zenawi (Former Prime Minister of Ethiopia), David Heyes (British Politician), Micky Dolenz (American actor), John McFall, Baron McFall of Alcluith (Member of Parliament of the United Kingdom).
Open University Application Requirements
Open University Cost of studies
Undergraduate: GBP 5,850
Masters: GBP 9,480
Fees may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.
Open University Deadlines
Bachelors: Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific deadlines.
Masters: Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific deadlines.
Open University Rankings
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