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Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Welcome to the Faculty

Welcome to the Faculty

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences embodies the core values of The Open University, enabling, empowering and transforming individuals, societies, cultures and ourselves through our teaching, research and engagement in dialogues across the world. More

Schools

A reading from Homer (Lawrence Alma Tadema)

School of Arts and Cultures

We explore questions about texts, music, artworks, objects and ideas and their relationship to societies past and present, through our innovative teaching and research.

History, Religious Studies, Sociology, Social Policy & Criminology

School of History, Religious Studies, Sociology, Social Policy & Criminology

Our world leading research on historical and contemporary issues of society, religion, crime, power and policy underpin an innovative range of undergraduate and postgraduate qualifications..

Politics, Philosophy, Economics, Development, Geography

School of Politics, Philosophy, Economics, Development, Geography

Our disciplines address key national and global issues such as politics, economics, justice, international development and innovation, environmental studies through inspiring teaching and research.

Psychology

School of Psychology

As Europe’s largest provider of university-level education in Psychology, we offer a dynamic, research-led learning experience at both undergraduate and post-graduate level. Our internationally-recognised research is characterized by its interdisciplinary orientation and engagement with real world problems.

 

News

New Book Release: 'Creativity and Critique in Online Learning'

The new book 'Creativity and Critique in Online Learning: Exploring and Examining Innovations in Online Pedagogy', co-authored by FASS academic, is to be released and ready for pre-order. This book explores emerging practices in distance education that have been facilitated by the development of educational technology.

18th May 2018
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Upcoming Events

May 22

Who Are We? Tate Exchange

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 12:00 to Sunday, May 27, 2018 - 18:00

Blavatnik Building, Level 5, Tate Modern, London

Jun 15

The Launch of Culture and Social Psychology Group (CUSP)

Friday, June 15, 2018 - 14:00 to 18:00

The Open University in London, 1-11 Hawley Crescent, Camden Town, NW1 8NP

Jun 29

Citizenship, Infrastructure and the Postcolonial

Friday, June 29, 2018 - 09:30 to 17:00

The Open University, London 1-11 Hawley Crescent Camden London NW1 8NP

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