What’s in a course?

What’s in a course?

Oxford Open Learning Courses

Oxford Open Learning’s distance learning and home study courses include several key components. Individual students enrolled on Oxford Open Learning courses receive:

  • A course folder of lessons comprising:
    • An introduction to the course
    • A set of lessons designed to meet the requirements of the examination specification or curriculum level
    • Course activities
    • A set of self-assessment tests
    • A set of tutor-marked assignments
    • A mock examination for those courses leading to national qualifications
    • Model answers to the self assessment tests, tutor-marked assignments and mock examination
  • Support from a fully qualified experienced teacher of the subject you choose to study who will be your course tutor.  Students and tutors are in regular contact by phone, email and post.
  • Support from a dedicated exams officer who will help you enter for external examinations and submit coursework (where this forms part of an external examination)
  • Support from experienced student advisers who can help you with queries about your course
  • Modern foreign language students also receive a CD-Rom of audio material to support their language learning and/or access to password-protected online materials

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