I've decided that I (probably) won't be starting my MA till around 2013/14 (due to tuition fees), so I need something to keep me occupied. A friend of mine is doing an undergrad. degree at the Open University, and I had a nosy on the site earlier, and some of the undergrad courses look rather interesting. I would never do my main/first undergrad. degree at the OU, but as it'd be my second BA, I have no qualms about the institution (one of my old uni lecturers worked for the OU, and advised us that it was okay as a 'top-up' of our degrees, but not to do any postgrad/undergrad main things as it wasn't considered to be a great 'uni'). So, I had a look on the site (I'm mainly interested in History of Classics/Film studies), and stumbled upon the BA Open Degree which allows me to study a number of different topics/subjects, but the only problem is that it's not a recognised degree. It is great, though, if I decide that maybe Classics isn't for me, and I'd rather study a different topic as I can mix and match. BD - BA/BSc Open degree - Open University Qualification Does anyone know anything about the Open University? It's ridiculously tempting right now!