Open universities

The term open university or open universities usually refers to a university with an open-door academic policy, ie no entry requirements. The term may specifically refer to:

The term may also be used to refer to universities employing specific teaching methods:

  • open supported learning, a teaching method used by The Open University which is not the same as distance education or correspondence study
  • distance education, but not all open universities focus on distance education

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