The Open University in the Republic of Ireland

Title: The Open University ROI

Author: The Open University

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The Open University provides higher education opportunities to students across the Republic of Ireland helping ordinary people achieve extraordinary things.


We provide flexible distance learning across the Republic of Ireland, helping ordinary people achieve extraordinary things. Find out more about studying with us or browse our full range of courses and qualifications.


The Open University undertakes world-leading, innovative research and development that influences policy and enriches lives. OU research ranks in the top third of all UK universities.


Browse our courses by subject

Choose subject e.g Creative Writing

Honours Degree Courses

Honours Degree Courses

  • Also known as an undergraduate or bachelors degree.
  • Internationally respected, universally understood.
  • An essential requirement for many high-level jobs.
  • Gain a thorough understanding of your subject – and the tools to investigate, think critically, form reasoned arguments, solve problems and communicate effectively in new contexts.
  • Progress to higher level study, such as a postgraduate diploma or masters degree.

  1. BA (Honours) English Literature and Creative Writing
  2. BA (Honours) English Language and Literature
  3. BA (Honours) English Literature
  4. BA (Honours) Humanities
  5. BA/BSc (Honours) Open degree

Diplomas of Higher Education

Diplomas of Higher Education

  • Widely-recognised qualification.
  • Equivalent to the first two thirds of an honours degree.
  • Enhance your professional and technical skills or extend your knowledge and understanding of a subject.
  • Study for interest or career development.
  • Top up to a full honours degree in just two years.

This type of course may be of particular interest if you’re living or working in Scotland.

  1. Diploma of Higher Education in Humanities
  2. Diploma of Higher Education Open

Certificates of Higher Education

Certificates of Higher Education

  • Widely-recognised qualification.
  • Equivalent to the first third of an honours degree.
  • Study for interest or career development.
  • Shows that you can study successfully at university level.
  • Count it towards further qualifications such as a foundation degree, DipHE or honours degree.

  1. Certificate of Higher Education in Humanities
  2. Certificate of Higher Education Open

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