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Excellent

ProEasy to obtain qualifications

ConsTime and money

This is a review of Understanding Social Change from the Open University. This is one of several courses on social science that are provided by the Open University. This is a long review, longer than I normally write but signing up for a ten month course is a more serious use of time and money...

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Excellent

ProGreat courses, great support, the livesaver that i...

ConsFunding changes mean it will now be more expensive

I am currently about to start my last year of a BA/BSc (hons) Social science degree with the Open University. Five years and seven courses ago I made the decision to once again try for a degree as it is a requirement on most job specifications once you get past a certain level. As i couldn't...

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Excellent

ProVery rewarding and educational

ConsYou need time and patience

All of us at some point in our lives have been curious about our ancestors. It’s wanting to find out your roots, and having a need to belong. It makes no difference whether they were princes or paupers, they will be just as interesting to you. You could go the whole hog and enrol on a...

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Excellent

Prowell written, comprehensive course

Consyou need some self descipline to stick to the time...

The Level 1, DD100 course 'Introduction to Social Science - understanding social change' is a well written, comprehensive course, the material supplied covers every aspect so you don't need to buy any course books and as present there is no residential school so it is ideal for anyone who cannot...

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Super

Progood content, interesting

Consheavy going workload

This course DA301, studying Family and communtiy History in the 19th and 20th centuries is a direct follow on for anyone who is interested in either genealogy or local history. the course work is heavy, but allows you to research topics of your choice, within the framework of the course. It does...

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Super

“DD100”

published 23/03/2003

Proeasy-to-use course materials, study at own rate, u...

Conscan be difficult if study has not been recently co...

I've been wading my way through DD100 since February 2003. I've had a few problems, as I am unfamiliar with higher education expectations. I've found the course materials extremely helpful and easy to follow. The online services are easy to use and provide information on all aspects of the course...

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Excellent

“The "Only" University!”

published 04/07/2000

ProWork as well as study, always someone available to...

ConsMiss out on the daily social-life of a university

If you love learning then I believe the Open University is for everyone. I did the level one course 'Society and Social Science' a while ago and found the depth of content and delivery of study material excellent. You are assigned a group tutor and meet with them and other students approximately...

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