OU study and your career
Have a look at these subject areas to find starting points for your research into potential career opportunities.
The Open Programme
Students who graduate from The Open Programme are able to choose from a wide range of careers, including many of those listed above, depending on what subjects they have studied.
Career planning outside the UK
If you are intending to develop your career outside the UK it is essential that you seek clarification as to whether your chosen study pathway will meet national and professional entry requirements in the country where you aim to work. See our general guidelines on recognition of OU qualifications outside the UK.
Getting into teaching
Are you considering a career in teaching? Access the video advice from our careers advisers (registered students only) and other information resources to explain what you need to know if you want to become a teacher.
Graduate careers with any degree
The subject of your degree doesn't have to define your career. There are many options available to you regardless of degree topic, so if you’re thinking about a change in career or have found a passion in another subject, explore how you can achieve a graduate career with any degree.
Qualifications for your career
Choose the right OU qualification for your career.