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The most common queries we receive from prospective research students are about:

Research degrees we offer

Click on the links to read our FAQs on any of these topics. If you cannot find the answer you need, please contact us:

  • For generic queries about research degree study at The Open University please contact the Research Degrees Office at research-degrees-office@open.ac.uk or on +44 (0)1908 654882. 
  • For queries about the research area you wish to study please contact the academic contact given  in the ‘Further information’ section of each ‘research topic’ page.  Academic contacts can advise you on your research proposal, current research projects and priorities, and funding options.