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Student Policies and Regulations

Conditions of Registration: Short Courses

These Conditions of Registration and the registration agreement set out the terms of the agreement between you and The Open University. They also reference other policies, procedures, guidance documents, Open University regulations and codes of practice listed in Related Documentation. Together, these documents set out the details of your rights and obligations as a Student of The Open University.

When you register to study with The Open University you are entering into a legal agreement with us which places legally binding obligations on each of us.


Policy Documents

Effective for modules starting from 1 August 2022

Effective for modules starting from 1 August 2021

Previous document versions

Effective for modules starting from 1 August 2020

Effective for modules starting from 1 August 2019

Effective for modules starting from 1 August 2018

Effective for modules starting from 1 August 2017

Effective for modules starting from 1 February 2016

For more information about changes to policy, terms and conditions, and curriculum visit the change log.