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Welcome to the Faculty

Welcome to the Faculty

Welcome to the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

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.

 

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A305 exhibition

CCA/Canadian Centre for Architecture will be hosting exhibition on OU course A305

CCA/Canadian Centre for Architecture hosts from 15 November 2017 to 1 April 2018 the exhibition The University Is Now on Air: Broadcasting Modern Architecture about the pioneering OU course, A305, History of Architecture and Design, 1890–1939

13th November 2017
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Upcoming Events

Feb 19

Contemporary Religion in Historical Perspective Conference

Monday, February 19, 2018 - 12:00 to Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 13:00

The Open University, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes

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