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Changes to policy and curriculum

Introduction of microcredentials

In December 2019, The Open University began to offer microcredential modules on the FutureLearn platform. Following their introduction, we have made some minor amendments to some of our student policies. As these modules are offered through the FutureLearn platform, certain Open University policies will not cover students studying microcredentials. Policies that have received minor changes to reflect the introduction of microcredentials (regardless of whether they are in or out of scope) are included below:

Policies that deem microcredential students as ‘in scope’:

Policies that deem microcredential students as ‘out of scope’:

Please talk to your Student Support Team if you need any further information. You can find out how to contact them on Contact the OU.