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Making your learning count

The Open University UK

773 GBP/full
773 GBP/full
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This innovative and flexible Making your learning count module at The Open University UK allows you to count previous or current study from the OU’s free learning website, OpenLearn, or other specified open educational resources (OER) towards qualifications. 

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Through a series of topics and assessment tasks, you will explore what you have learned on these OER whilst developing the skills you need to be a successful student. The blend of subjects that you choose to cover is up to you, making this learning experience an entirely personal one. Your tutor will help you plan your study and identify what you are hoping to achieve through this module and your future study plans.

You will learn

The Making your learning count  module at The Open University UK   will help you explore what happens when you bring different knowledge, skills and learning experiences together. You will discover the richness that comes from thinking about a topic from a variety of angles. This new insight may confirm that your learning goals are exactly as you had originally planned, or it may open a whole new world of possibilities.

Programme Structure

What you will study
  • Open educational resources (OER) provide a valuable platform for learning about a wide variety of topics and subjects. 
  • This module allows you to take what you have learned and use it towards our Open qualifications. 
  • You will have a tutor to offer help and advice, and fellow students with whom you can share ideas.

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30 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Although there are no formal entry requirements, this module is most suitable if you have completed some study using The Open University’s free learning website, OpenLearn. or other specified OER. This includes FutureLearn, edX, Coursera and OERu or any other open educational resources.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    773 GBP/full
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    Based on the tuition of 773 GBP for the full programme
  • National

    773 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 773 GBP for the full programme


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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