Top 3 reasons to study here

  • The OU's range of learning techniques provide flexible learning like no other university.
  • The largest academic institution in the UK.
  • Pay-as-you-go flexible financing available.



Studying a Psychology degree with The Open University gives you a window into the workings of the mind – why we do the things we do and how we interact with others.

The OU is Europe’s largest provider of university-level education in Psychology. Around 10,000 students study with us each year.

Join the Faculty of Social Science with over 30,000 students each year with all six departments achieving 'excellent' ratings from the Teaching Quality Review Process.


  • A degree highly valued by employers
  • 80% of the UK's top companies send their staff to The OU


Student services

  • Online support like no other university
  • Consistently ranked in the top 5 for student satisfaction.


Accreditation from the British Psychological Society.

The Global Study Awards

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

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