OpenLearn is a free learning platform, delivered by The Open University as part of its commitment to support the wellbeing of the community.

Since its launch in 2006, OpenLearn has become an integrated part of The Open University, with the site attracting almost 75 million visitors – many of which go on to make an enquiry about becoming a formal student, strengthening the journey between informal and formal learning.

You can use OpenLearn to

Study free courses

From 1 to 100 hours of learning – discover hundreds of free courses to inspire and inform everyone.

Earn while you learn

Earn a free digital badge or Statement of Participation as evidence of your learning to share with employers, friends and family.

Explore subjects

Browse subject categories to explore new topics or look for reference material for a course you are already studying.

To register please click here – this will take you to the OpenLearn landing page where you can browse topics and enrol on a course.