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OpenLearn gives you free access to learning materials from The Open University, with the aim of providing free online education, open to anyone, anywhere in the world.

Over 8,000 study hours of learning materials from Open University courses are available to users. The website continues to grow with new course materials being published regularly in the OpenLearn 'Try' section.

In addition to this, OpenLearn gives access to topical and interactive content, from expert blogs, to videos and games. This 'open media' often links to Open Univeristy’s BBC television and radio programmes. You can also find Open University channels on YouTube and iTunesU and you can follow us on Twitter (@OpenUniversity).

You will get the most from OpenLearn if you register, which is free. Registering will give you full access to a range of features that are not available to guests, such as commenting on articles and enrolling on free courses. From your MyOpenLearn profile you will be able to track your progress and download an activity record. You can easily unenrol from these activities at any time. You do not need to register if you just want to read content without participating in activities.

For further information, please visit out frequently asked questions page.