The Open University - United Kingdom (OU UK) is a world leader in modern flexible learning and the pioneer of teaching and learning
methods, which enable people to achieve their career and life goals through studying at times and in places convenient to them.
AOU is a Partner Institution of the OU, delivering OU Validated Awards. The Arab Open University (AOU) has in place a confirmed agreement of cooperation and affiliation with the Open University – UK an institution which is widely acknowledged as one of the world leader in flexible education since 2003. Its most recent renewal of its partnership has taken place in September 2017 and is valid until 31 August 2022.
The academic programs validation includes the following ; Bachelor and Master Programs:
Bachelor degree in Business Studies (Management, Systems, Economics, Marketing, Accounting, Finance / Microfinance, Human-Resources), Bachelor degree in Information Technology and Computing (Information Technology and Computing, Information and Communications Technology, Computing, Computing with Business, Development (WD), Networking and Security (N&S))., and Bachelor of Arts in English Language and Literature &English Language and Literature – Translation.
Master of Business Administration (MBA, MBA-Finance, MBA-HRM)., MSc. Computing (Software Development Pathway, Information Security and Forensics Pathway)., Master of Educational Technology, Master of English Literature(MA).
The partnership agreement entails AOU to offer higher education programs leading to Open University validated awards. “OU validated awards are well recognized throughout UK higher education". A validated award is exactly the same as an OU direct award in terms of employment or application for postgraduate study.