Social sciences

The following information introduces our offer in this curriculum area, and is not exhaustive. It is organised into two sections: courses, modules and qualifications, and free materials on OpenLearn. 

Courses, modules and qualifications

The Open University offers a range of Social Sciences degrees at undergraduate level, which include many modules that you may study as standalone courses to support professional learning. 

There are also postgraduate modules which can be taken as standalone courses for professional learning, as part of a named masters course, or in combination with other modules as part of the Open masters

Free OpenLearn materials

Start to explore our extensive range of free materials by visiting the Society, Politics and Law landing page on the OpenLearn website.