In order to help you plan your time, these tables show the approximate hours required to complete a course, assuming you’ll study for approximately 18 hours per week for part-time study, and 36 hours per week for full-time study. Note the tables are for illustrative purposes only - in most cases you can vary the number of credits taken per year and therefore the time taken to complete the course. You can also browse the course descriptions for more information on suggested study times. Consider working towards your own aggregate number of hours, like Clive.
Also consider in advance when you’ll study, where you’ll study and how you’ll make the necessary time.
Sacrifices may have to be made, but the effort is sure to be worth it: just keep in mind the goal of your Open University qualification.
I've never had anyone say to me that it wasn't difficult. But I've never had anyone say to me that it wasn't utterly rewarding.The Lord Puttnam CBE, former Chancellor of The Open University
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