To start this programme, you should normally hold a UK bachelors degree, or equivalent.
Months of entry
This diploma course develops your ability to approach and tackle complex, messy problem situations, providing practical tools that will help bring new perspectives and approaches to problem solving. It may well change how you think about a task and situation associated with your own area of (often professional) interest. You will consider the roles other people play, reflect on your own and others’ practice and assess how the different components within a situation are related. You will develop the skills to think more holistically and to work more collaboratively with others, in order to move towards effective solutions and avoid systemic failures.Key features of the course
- Encourages fresh ways of thinking about and approaching complex tasks and situations.
- Develops the tools and skills needed to tackle problem situation holistically, effectively and ethically.
- The opportunity to top up to our MSc in Systems Thinking in Practice in just one more year.
Information for international students
This qualification can be studied from anywhere in the world.
Fees and funding
For more information about fees and funding, please visit The Open University website.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- part time24 months
- Online learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- The Open University
- 0300 303 5303