The Open University
#247 Overall Influence

The Open University

University in Milton Keynes, UK

The Open University is a public research university and the largest university in the UK for undergraduate education. The majority of the OU’s undergraduate students are based in the United Kingdom and principally study off-campus; many of its courses can also be studied anywhere in the world. There are also a number of full-time postgraduate research students based on the 48-hectare university campus in Milton Keynes, where they use the OU facilities for research, as well as more than 1,000 members of academic and research staff and over 2,500 administrative, operational and support staff.

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What is The Open University known for?

#97 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#106 World Rank
Education
#133 World Rank
Sociology
#155 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#167 World Rank
Business
#176 World Rank
Computer Science
#189 World Rank
Mathematics
#190 World Rank
Biology
#202 World Rank
Social Work
#206 World Rank
Religious Studies
#239 World Rank
Nursing
#243 World Rank
Psychology
#247 World Rank
Philosophy
#260 World Rank
Engineering
#270 World Rank
Physics
#270 World Rank
Economics
#273 World Rank
Communications
#287 World Rank
History
#351 World Rank
Anthropology
#400 World Rank
Literature
#487 World Rank
Political Science
#506 World Rank
Law
#521 World Rank
Chemistry
#657 World Rank
Medical

Influential People

Who are The Open University's Most influential alumni?

The Open University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Earth Sciences, Education, and Sociology. The Open University’s most academically influential people include Gordon Pask, Julia Goodfellow, and Lenny Henry.

Gordon Pask
Gordon Pask

British psychologist

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Julia Goodfellow
Julia Goodfellow

Academic, professor

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Lenny Henry
Lenny Henry

Comedian

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Patricia Broadfoot

Vice-Chancellor of the University of Gloucestershire

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Julie Christie
Julie Christie

British actress and activist

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Stan Barstow

Writer

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Samir Kuntar
Samir Kuntar

Lebanese Terrorist

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Frank Hampson

Illustrator and comic strip creator

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Edward Francis Leopold Brech

British business consultant

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Clive Oppenheimer
Clive Oppenheimer

British volcanologist

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Jerry Hall
Jerry Hall

American actress

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Robin Wilson
Robin Wilson

Mathematician

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