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Universities, colleges and other providers of open learning courses are becoming more popular as they are more flexible study modes in relation to full or part time study. Most courses can be studied by open learning and more colleges and universities are offering qualifications at all levels that can be completed by flexible open learning delivery.
What is Open Learning
A mode of learning where you as a student attend classes for intensive blocks of learning within a specific time. Example: Postgraduate diploma in management completed over 2 years open learning where you attend 10 weekends in year one and 5 weekends in year two, Saturday and Sunday class from 9-5.
Open learning allows you to work full time and complete a qualification and gain knowledge.
How you Study
Attend formal classes with other students and continue your learning and study with materials supplied by the organisation. Depending on your course you could complete assignments and other assessments while at home.
Intensive study periods that may include week day’s and weekends with a specific number of days a year.
Many traditional universities and colleges offer study by open learning depending on the course, although not all qualifications are available. Research the provider and choose the course for your requirements.
Various assessment forms from continued, written assignments, dissertation and examinations
Cost of Study
Fess range in price by subject and level of study and travel costs should be factored.