The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences deals with the full range of human experience. Intrinsically interdisciplinary in approach, the Faculty produces cutting-edge research that informs our world-class teaching and inspires our students, academics and the general public. Read more
The Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences offers 23 undergraduate degree courses, as well as a wide range of certificates, diplomas and postgraduate qualifications, across 14 disciplines. Each of our qualifications combines insights from the different disciplines, bringing context and breadth to your learning. Our learning materials are informed by the world-leading research our academics conduct. Read more
The Faculty has a vibrant interdisciplinary research culture, across all our 14 subject areas. Our interests span three millennia from understanding classical antiquity to developing future solutions to contemporary environmental challenges. Alongside research on the UK, its rich cultural history and present-day social problems, our research also has a global scope, extending to Africa, Oceania, the Americas, the Middle East and South and East Asia. Read more
On Wednesday 9th October 2019 a new OU/BBC TV series will begin on BBC2 at 9.00pm (BBC2 Wales at 11.15pm).
On Monday 30th September 2019 a new OU/BBC TV series will be shown on BBC2 at 9pm.
A film about the Grenfell Tower tragedy, created by Dr David Scott, Senior Lecturer in Criminology, in conjunction with Hamlett Films, has won two...
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Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 16:00 to 18:30
Library Seminar Room 6, The Open University Walton Hall Milton Keynes MK7 6AA
Friday, November 1, 2019 - 09:30 to 17:00
Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff, Bute Pl, Cardiff Bay CF10 5AL
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 17:30 to 19:00
Blackwell’s Bookshop, 53-62 South Bridge, Edinburgh, EH1 1YS
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