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Honours degrees

Honours degrees

  • Also known as an undergraduate or bachelors degree.
  • Internationally respected, universally understood.
  • An essential requirement for many high-level jobs.
  • Gain a thorough understanding of your subject – and the tools to investigate, think critically, form reasoned arguments, solve problems and communicate effectively in new contexts.
  • Progress to higher level study, such as a postgraduate diploma or masters degree.

  1. BA (Honours) Arts and Humanities
  2. BA (Honours) Arts and Humanities (Art History)
  3. BA (Honours) Arts and Humanities (Classical Studies)
  4. BA (Honours) Arts and Humanities (Creative Writing)
  5. BA (Honours) Arts and Humanities (English Language)
  6. BA (Honours) Arts and Humanities (English Literature)
  7. BA (Honours) Arts and Humanities (French)
  8. BA (Honours) Arts and Humanities (German)
  9. BA (Honours) Arts and Humanities (History)
  10. BA (Honours) Arts and Humanities (Music)
  11. BA (Honours) Arts and Humanities (Philosophy)
  12. BA (Honours) Arts and Humanities (Religious Studies)
  13. BA (Honours) Arts and Humanities (Spanish)
  14. BA (Honours) Childhood and Youth Studies
  15. BA (Honours) Classical Studies
  16. BA (Honours) Criminology and Law
  17. BA (Honours) English Language and Literature
  18. BA (Honours) English Literature
  19. BA (Honours) English Literature and Creative Writing
  20. BA (Honours) History
  21. BA (Honours) History and Politics
  22. BA (Honours) International Studies
  23. BA (Honours) Language Studies
  24. BA (Honours) Language Studies with English and French
  25. BA (Honours) Language Studies with English and German
  26. BA (Honours) Language Studies with English and Spanish
  27. BA (Honours) Language Studies with French and German
  28. BA (Honours) Language Studies with French and Spanish
  29. BA (Honours) Language Studies with German and Spanish
  30. BA (Honours) Music
  31. BA (Honours) Philosophy and Psychological Studies
  32. BA (Honours) Politics, Philosophy and Economics
  33. BA/BSc (Honours) Design and Innovation
  34. BA/BSc (Honours) Open degree
  35. Bachelor of Laws (Honours) (graduate entry)
  36. Bachelor of Laws (Honours) (LLB)
  37. BSc (Honours) Computing & IT and a second subject
  38. BSc (Honours) Computing & IT and Design

Diplomas of Higher Education

Diplomas of Higher Education

  • Widely-recognised qualification.
  • Equivalent to the first two thirds of an honours degree.
  • Enhance your professional and technical skills or extend your knowledge and understanding of a subject.
  • Study for interest or career development.
  • Top up to a full honours degree in just two years.

This type of course may be of particular interest if you’re living or working in Scotland.

  1. Diploma of Higher Education in Arts and Humanities
  2. Diploma of Higher Education in Classical Studies
  3. Diploma of Higher Education in Computing & IT and a second subject
  4. Diploma of Higher Education in Computing & IT and Design
  5. Diploma of Higher Education in Criminology and Law
  6. Diploma of Higher Education in English
  7. Diploma of Higher Education in History
  8. Diploma of Higher Education in History and Politics
  9. Diploma of Higher Education in Language Studies
  10. Diploma of Higher Education in Music
  11. Diploma of Higher Education in Philosophy and Psychological Studies
  12. Diploma of Higher Education Open

Certificates of Higher Education

Certificates of Higher Education

  • Widely-recognised qualification.
  • Equivalent to the first third of an honours degree.
  • Study for interest or career development.
  • Shows that you can study successfully at university level.
  • Count it towards further qualifications such as a foundation degree, DipHE or honours degree.

  1. Certificate of Higher Education in Arts and Humanities
  2. Certificate of Higher Education in Computing & IT and a second subject
  3. Certificate of Higher Education in Computing & IT and Design
  4. Certificate of Higher Education in Language Studies
  5. Certificate of Higher Education Open

Masters degrees

Masters degrees

  • Internationally respected, universally understood.
  • Enhance your career prospects and increase your salary potential.
  • Gain specialist academic, professional and technical knowledge and skills.
  • Compete in the UK jobs market and further afield.
  • Progression route to a research degree, for example, a PhD.

  1. MA in Art History
  2. MA in Classical Studies
  3. MA in Creative Writing
  4. MA in Crime and Justice
  5. MA in English
  6. MA in History
  7. MA in Music
  8. MA in Philosophy
  9. MA in Translation
  10. MA/MSc Open
  11. Master of Laws (LLM)
  12. MSc in Systems Thinking in Practice

Postgraduate diplomas

Postgraduate diplomas

  • The first step on the way to a masters degree.
  • A valuable qualification in its own right.
  • Ideal for professional and career development.
  • Enhance your academic, professional and technical knowledge and skills.
  • Just two more years of part-time study to complete a masters degree.

  1. Postgraduate Diploma in Humanities
  2. Postgraduate Diploma in Systems Thinking in Practice
  3. Postgraduate Diploma in Translation

Postgraduate certificates

Postgraduate certificates

  • Widely-recognised qualification.
  • Equivalent to two thirds of a masters degree.
  • Deepen your academic, professional and technical knowledge and skills.
  • Boost your career or take it in a new direction.
  • Just one more year of part-time study to complete a masters degree.

  1. Postgraduate Certificate in Conflict and Development
  2. Postgraduate Certificate in Human Rights and Development Management
  3. Postgraduate Certificate in Humanities
  4. Postgraduate Certificate in Systems Thinking in Practice
  5. Postgraduate Certificate in Translation

Undergraduate modules

Undergraduate modules

  • Self-contained unit of teaching, learning and assessment.
  • Combine modules towards OU qualifications, or study individually for interest or professional development.
  • Credit in an appropriate subject is widely recognised by many other universities.
  • Level of difficulty graded as Access or OU level 1, 2 and 3 (equivalent to FHEQ levels 4, 5 and 6, SCQF levels 7, 8, 9 and 10 respectively).