The Open University in Ireland

The UK's Open University (OU) changes lives in Ireland. In fact, Ireland is home to more OU students than any other country, outside of Britain. So, whether you want to develop your career to a senior level, research a subject or become a specialist in your field, The Open University offers an impressive range of world-class programmes that are taught in English and can fit around your other commitments.

Local support

If you want to get ahead at work, our widely respected, world class distance learning qualifications, can take you there.

  • 10 study centres nationwide
  • Over 5,000 students and 250 qualifications
  • 279 tutors across Ireland
  • Qualifications aligned to the National Framework of Qualifications in Ireland
  • Local advisers at our centre in Dublin on hand to help

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What our students say

Throughout all the courses I have done the support has been amazing. You can always ask any question and the tutors will always help you as much as they can. Email and the forums are the most used means of communicating. Starting this degree was the best thing I could have done.


Freya Schotte, Belgium, BA English Language & Literature

Enrolment deadlines

13th September 2018
Undergraduate courses - October 2018 start
19th April 2018
Postgraduate courses - May 2018 start

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