Key features of the Open Degree (Honours) programme at The Open University
– Design your own qualification to suit your personal and professional needs, interests and aspirations
– Choose from a wide range of modules in any subject or focus your studies on one or two specific subjects
– Be able to demonstrate your ability to study different subjects
– Easily change direction if your study interests change
– Count credit from university-level studies you’ve already completed elsewhere
Skills for career development
A BA/BSc (Hons) Open degree equips you with a wide range of expertise, skills and capabilities that are much sought after in today’s highly competitive job market. An Open degree on your CV shows more than your level of knowledge about a subject; employers know that you are flexible and adaptable, having studied across a range of subjects. It also allows you to develop a diverse range of transferable skills including:
– self management
– team working
– problem solving
– communication and literacy
– application of information technology
– business and customer awareness
The flexibility of our BA/BSc (Hons) Open degree makes it relevant to a wide range of careers and industries – many of which do not require qualifications to be subject-specific. It can help you to develop in your existing employment, or be a passport to a whole new career. Its flexibility particularly suits people with multi-faceted work roles; and anyone needing to develop their skills, knowledge and understanding to manage changes in their current job or future career path.
A degree is always valuable, no matter what you study. Around 70% of graduate jobs are open to graduates of any discipline – particularly roles in business, finance, management consultancy and the public sector. Some careers may require further study, training and/or work experience beyond your degree.
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