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

I wanted a university where I could work and also have a family because I had a small child at the time, so The Open University gave me a very good opportunity to study, work and be a mum and a wife. So that was a good work balance and study.

Shayesteh F├╝rst-Ladani, Switzerland

Enrolment deadlines

18th October 2018
Postgraduate courses - November 2018 start

10th January 2019
Undergraduate & postgraduate courses - February 2019 start

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