If either the Open University's method or university-level study are new to you, What it's like to study is for anyone interested in studying with the Open University and who wants to know more about what is involved.
The Friends and Family website gives a good idea of what to expect if somebody you know is about to become an OU student.
Detailed descriptions of all modules are available online. As well as outlining the module materials and what you will study, they also include information about entry requirements, fees and how to reserve a place. You may also order a printed version of the information by following the 'request prospectus' link on the module description page.
If you would like to talk to somebody in more detail about your own particular situation, contact our Student Registration and Enquiry Service. You will be able to talk to one of our trained advisors who will be happy to discuss any queries you may have.
If you are entering higher education for the first time, returning to study after a long break, combining study with work commitments or wanting to take a fresh look at how you study, the Arts Good Study Guide offers practical advice about key study skills.
Follow this link to find out more about modules in creative writing.