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Open Study College - the distance learning experts

At Open Study College we have helped more than 90,000 students over the last 13 years to enrol on courses that have helped them to achieve their goals.

Offering over 650 courses ranging from childcare to beauty therapy, we have something for everybody. All of our qualifications are independently accredited by established awarding organisations to provide courses such as A Levels, GCSEs, and CACHE. 

We have a fantastic team of expert tutors, knowledgeable and friendly student advisors and a caring student support team. We’re dedicated to supporting our students and pride ourselves on our service and care. We’re also proud to be rated 4.8 out of 5 stars on Trustpilot from over 1,500 reviews. 

Family, respect and compassion are just some of the core values our company is built upon. Everyone’s lives are different and we want to ensure that no matter what your situation is, you’re able to get to where you need to. Whether that’s developing your current job, embarking on a brand new career, or fuelling a hobby, we have the course for you.

Flexible learning

Distance learning simply takes location out of studying your course. You can study from wherever you like - whether that’s at home on your sofa, on the train during your commute into work or at your local coffee shop, as long as you have your course materials, you can study from anywhere. Most importantly, distance learning means you can study around other life commitments - whether that be a job or looking after your family. You are still able to study a fully recognised and accredited course or qualification without physically having to attend a college.

Unlimited tutor support

We stand out from other distance learning providers because of our dedicated tutor support. Our tutors work remotely across the country and are on hand throughout the duration of your course, they will provide you with any guidance and encouragement you may need.

Affordable study

Our affordable and competitive prices allow you to invest in your future without financial worry, and we offer flexible monthly payment plans that enable you to spread the cost of your learning.

Benefits of enrolling with OSC

When you enrol with Open Study College you will receive a number of benefits, not only will you be joining an award-winning distance learning college, but you’ll have access to our free CV writing service, our free employability guide to help impress future employers, and every one of our students gets a free XO Student Discounts card, giving you up to 20% off a number of fashion brands, restaurants and retailers.

Enrol with OSC today and you’ll join our family of over 90,000 happy students.

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Professional Training
Architecture
Interior Design Length Price Location Reviews
Heritage Interior Design and Starting Your Own Business From 649 GBP Online courses
Heritage Interior Design Level 3 From 379 GBP Online courses
Interior Design and Heritage Interior Design Level 3 From 649 GBP Online courses
Interior Design Level 3 From 379 GBP Online courses
Interior Design Level 3 and Starting Your Own Business Level 3 From 649 GBP Online courses
Surveying
Level 3 Certificate in Surveying Technologies Theory From 429 GBP Online courses
Art & Design
Graphic Design
CIW User Interface Designer Course From 429 GBP Online courses
Introduction to Graphic Design From 229 GBP Online courses
Business & Management
Business Management Foundation Programme Level 3 From 1,499 GBP Online courses
Business Management Level 4 From 1,599 GBP Online courses
Business Management Level 4 and 5 From 1,999 GBP Online courses
CIE Level 5 Diploma in Business Studies Applications From 3,799 GBP Online courses
Business Administration
Business Administration Level 3 From 399 GBP Online courses
Business and Administrative Management Level 6 Postgraduate MBA Entry From 1,599 GBP Online courses
Business Analysis
BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis From 699 GBP Online courses
Professional Business Development Level 4 From 469 GBP Online courses
Change Management
Business Management and Change Management Level 3 From 649 GBP Online courses
Change Management Level 3 From 379 GBP Online courses
Conflict Management
Managing Conflict in the Workplace Level 3 From 379 GBP Online courses
Entrepreneurship
ABE Level 3 Certificate in Business Start-up From 729 GBP Online courses
Beauty Salon Management and Starting Your Own Business Level 3 From 649 GBP Online courses
Lean & Six Sigma
Business Operations and Lean Management Level 3 From 379 GBP Online courses
Six Sigma Black Belt From 259 GBP Online courses
Six Sigma Green Belt From 259 GBP Online courses
Management Development
Business Management Level 3 From 379 GBP Online courses
CIE Level 5 Diploma in Management Studies From 3,799 GBP Online courses
Complete Business Management From 949 GBP Online courses
Introduction to Supervision Level 2 From 399 GBP Online courses
Strategic Management
Business Strategic Management MBA Advanced Entry Level 7 From 1,749 GBP Online courses
Communications & Media
Wedding Photography Level 3 From 379 GBP Online courses
Communication Skills
Editing and Proofreading Level 3 From 379 GBP Online courses
Public Relations
Public Relations Level 3 From 379 GBP Online courses
Construction
Level 3 Certificate in Construction Technologies Theory From 429 GBP Online courses
Carpentry
Carpentry and Joinery Level 3 From 379 GBP Online courses
Cookery
Baking
Cake Making Level 2 From 379 GBP Online courses
Cake Making Level 2 and Starting Your Own Business Level 3 From 649 GBP Online courses
Data Analytics
CIW Data Analyst From 499 GBP Online courses
Google Analytics From 229 GBP Online courses
Economics
A Level Economics inc Exams From 879 GBP Online courses
Energy & Environment
Environmental Management
CIE Level 5 Diploma in Environmental Science From 3,799 GBP Online courses

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Why choose Open Study College

Study for your recognised qualification, without the restrictions of traditional college.

  • Payment plans available

With payment plans available, you can start your journey today, spreading the course fee over 24 months with monthly payments from £18.00. Eligibility criteria applies. Provided by Afford It Now.

  • Study at your own pace

You'll study whenever you want, at your own pace. There are no strict deadlines (you'll have up to a year and most of our courses require 80 hours of study- that's around 1 hour and a half a week).

  • Full tutor support

Learning from home doesn't mean that you are on your own - you have full support from a tutor. Our tutors help you every step of the way, you can contact them as regularly as you want.

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Average rating 5

Based on 115 reviews.

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Samantha Bass
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After a slow start, due to a very long gap in formal education, I am thoroughly enjoying my chosen subject. The course work is easy to work through and my tutor is excellent. I was a little dubious about taking an online course but have been pleasantly surprised and I am already planning my next A Level.
Alistair McCallum
(5)
My studying is going fine and I think the course layout is good. The review questions and answers are helpful - So far so good !

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If you want to up-skill, change career or study to fuel a hobby, explore distance learning with Open Study College. You can study anywhere, your sofa, your garden, or even the local park, with a personal tutor on hand to guide you throughout.

With over 650 courses, from A Levels to accountancy, animal care to beauty therapy, join over 90,000 learners and get an accredited qualification today.

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