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Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

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 Art History, Classical Studies, English & Creative Writing, Music

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

OU Academic in Modern History, Dr John Slight, won the Trevor Reese Memorial Prize

Dr John Slight, Lecturer in Modern History, has won the Trevor Reese Memorial Prize for his first book, The British Empire and the Hajj, 1865-1956 (Harvard, 2015).

10th October 2017
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Upcoming Events

Oct 27

Training for using participatory theatre and walking methods in social research

Friday, October 27, 2017 -

09:30 to 17:30

Resource for London, 356 Holloway Road, London, N7 6PA

Nov 2

Fragments by Laura Swift and Russell Bender

Thursday, November 2, 2017 -

19:30 to 21:00

Old Fire Station Theatre, 40 George St, Oxford OX1 2AQ

Nov 10

International Conference: Connecting Communities

Friday, November 10, 2017 - 10:00 to Saturday, November 11, 2017 - 17:00

Resource for London, 356 Holloway Road, London N7 6PA

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