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Bachelor of Arts

The Open University offers numerous Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree programmes.

These popular degrees encompass a range of disciplines, from English language and history to philosophy and psychology, enabling you to deepen your understanding of arts and humanities. 

BA degrees are offered across different faculties. See individual course descriptions for details.

Why study for a BA with The Open University?

The Open University is the world’s leading distance-learning provider. Over the past forty years we’ve taught more than two million students worldwide. With our unique style of distance learning, which we call supported, open learning, you’ll enjoy outstanding flexibility, support and value. 

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Career prospects for Open University BA graduates

Your Open University Bachelor of Arts degree will enable you to undertake further academic research, or you may prefer to use your degree for a range of careers from journalism or publishing to advertising or teaching.

Many graduate-level careers are open to graduates of any discipline, particularly those careers in business, finance, management consultancy and the public sector.

Starting this degree was the best thing I could have done.

Freya Schotte, Belgium, BA English Language and Literature

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