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By selecting a degree programme you are able to see the general content as well as the possible degree programme-specific content. You do not have to select a degree programme to see the Open University's instructions.
Search for degree programme
When you search for a degree programme by name or by part of the name the options in the list of degree programmes below the search field is narrowed down. After this you have to choose the degree programme from the list.
Master's and Licentiate's Programmes
Specialist training programmes
From this page you'll find all instructions concerning your studies in Open University. You can explore the instructions either by theme or in alphabetical order:
Instructions for students include all the information and instructions needed in your studies.
Information on how to get support during the studies or in examinations.
Certificates concerning the study right, studying and completed studies.
Student advice and services for Open University students.
When completed all courses of a certain study module, ask for a compilation for the module.
Information on how to continue or use your previous studies at the Open University
Information on Open University teaching and services under the exceptional circumstances caused by the coronavirus. Updated on 22 July 2021.
Information relating to the evaluation of studies as well as completed studies and their registration.
This page features different types of examinations at the Open University, examination tips and information on the grading of examinations.
How do I log in to course's Moodle and other frequently asked questions (FAQ).
Information on how to get the books and other learning materials needed during the studying
Instructions on how to study at a massive open online course (MOOC)
How to log in to the course's Moodle and other information concerning the learning environment Moodle
On the basis of completed Open University studies, there is a possibility to apply to degree programmes at the University of Helsinki.
Information on plagiarism and cheating and their repercussions.
Common rules for studying
Information for Open University students
Instructions for different stages of studies all in one place.
Personal and contact details, student number, completed studies and other personal information related to your studies.
Information and tips for Open University students aiming for a degree
Information on the digital services available for Open University students
Instructions for activating and using a University of Helsinki user account.
Learn the basics of studying online
Basic information on bachelor's and master's degrees at the University of Helsinki.
How to write an essay, a report or a good answer in an exam?