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Open University in Ireland, The

01 678 5442
Holbrook House, Holles Street, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

The Open University in Ireland provides distance learning, higher education courses and opportunities to students across the Republic of Ireland, helping ordinary people achieve extraordinary things.

We offer over 570 courses leading to 250 qualifications, which means you re bound to find one that appeals to you at The Open University in Ireland. Our awards are fully aligned with the National Framework of Qualifications, Ireland.

The Open University in Ireland offers high quality, flexible distance learning and is open to everyone with the desire to learn. Almost 3,000 students in the Republic of Ireland are studying courses with us to develop new skills or boost their careers.

The Open University in Ireland offers everything from introductory courses through to vocational qualifications, degrees and postgraduate degrees. We awards degrees and other qualifications through distance learning. The Open University, voted top for student satisfaction for three years running, could provide the flexibility, qualifications and top-class teaching you re looking for. For most undergraduate courses you don’t need any previous qualifications. And with our world-leading blend of supported open learning and innovative course materials, you ll get an exceptional learning experience.

For information about distance learning courses from The Open University in Ireland, view our course listings in the Nightcourses.com Course Finder below.

Business Administration MBA

This innovative course is designed to develop a wide range of interdisciplinary skills that you can apply in your own workplace as you develop. You will gain a solid foundation in core management disciplines, including human resource management, organisational behaviour, accounting and finance, marketing and operations learning to apply your knowledge to analyse, synthesise and…

Art History

The MA in Art History draws upon the exciting research and outstanding teaching expertise of the department. Studying art history at postgraduate level will deepen your understanding of art, architecture and visual culture, build your analytical and critical skills, and develop the skills needed for independent study and research. You will start by exploring the…

Development Management

This MSc provides learning opportunities, culminating in a research project that will enhance your capacity to manage development. If you have responsibility for development interventions, you will find your practice challenged and developed. If you are a professional engineer, health worker, educationalist, banker, for example working in development contexts, you will develop an understanding of…

Classical Studies

This fascinating course examines many different aspects of the ancient Greek and Roman worlds their literature, history, philosophy, archaeology, language and material cultures through a scholarly tradition that is both fast-moving and long-standing. You will investigate the different disciplinary fields of classical studies, bringing you into direct contact with a wide range of fragmentary evidence…

Computing

This flexible diploma enables computing practitioners to pursue their career goals by gaining advanced knowledge, skills and techniques; and to develop a professional approach to the study and application of computing. A wide choice of modules means you can tailor your qualification to the varied requirements of industry and your own career needs, with the…

Conflict & Development

This certificate presents a framework for looking at the origins of all kinds of conflict from civil wars to community disturbances and introduces the theory, policy and practice of intervention. It explores the nature of development from an international perspective, and is relevant to work in a wide range of contexts, including humanitarian or military…

Crime & Justice

This masters degree explores new perspectives and ways of thinking about crime, harm and justice. It is concerned with examining problematic areas of social life, transgression, crime, social harm and justice in an increasingly global world. You will consider the significance of power, social structure, and economic and social inequalities in understanding crime, processes of…

Childhood & Youth

This course offers an interdisciplinary approach to the study of childhood and youth underpinned by a commitment to integrated practice. It is ideal if you want to enhance your knowledge of this area, whether youre already working in the field or planning to do so. Youll begin by exploring the family; law; childrens rights; politicised…

MBA (Technology Management)

Get your MBA through Open University Ireland’s postgraduate programme. If you’re looking for an MBA with a focus on technology, this is the qualification for you. It is applicable to technology management and technological innovation in a wide variety of contexts and sectors, including: IT/IS, telecommunications, computing, engineering, manufacturing, transport and logistics, retailing, energy production…

MBA stage 1

This MBA module is framed within the complex and challenging nature of twenty-first century management. Its dual aims are to help you build on your current understanding of management and enable you to develop and improve your practice of managing. This module is a year-long programme of professional development which requires your active engagement with…

Earth Science

This course explores current aspects of Earth science, investigating how interactions between the Earths lithosphere, hydrosphere, cryosphere, atmosphere, and biosphere are dependent upon each other and interact across a wide range of temporal and spatial scales. You will consider the complexity of interacting systems, investigate how to quantify fluxes within the Earth system, and develop…

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