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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

FASS Hosts Creative Writing Event with Bloomsbury Publishing

Last week, The Open University and Bloomsbury Publishing delivered a sold-out Creative Writing event at FutureLearn in central London. Students and members of the public came together to enjoy a day of writing and publishing advice from authors and industry professionals.

23rd November 2018
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Upcoming Events

Jan 15

Luc-Andre Brunet 'With Europe, but not of it? Why Britain joined the European Community'

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 16:30 to 17:30

Berrill Lecture Theatre, Walton Hall, The Open University, MK7 6AA

Jan 31

Me? I Just Put British!

Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 18:30 to 20:00

Rick Mix, London, E1 6LA

Mar 7

International Women and/in Musical Leadership Conference

Thursday, March 7, 2019 - 09:00 to Saturday, March 9, 2019 - 17:00

Senate House, London, with evening events taking place at Club Inégales, London

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