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Research degrees

Welcome to The Open University's research degrees prospectus.

Explore our list of research areas to find out more about our research priorities, philosophy, environments and facilities; look at the degrees we offer; find out what it’s like to be an OU research student; see our fees and available funding; and find out how to apply.

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