Short Courses

Support for students

Support and advice about studying at the Centre for Open Learning is always available.

If you feel you have specific requirements to enable you to study with us, please contact our Student Support Team by email or by phone 0131 650 4400 to arrange a confidential discussion. Giving us this information will enable us to make arrangements to meet your requirements for studying in accordance with your rights under the Equality Act 2010.


Course Guidance & financial advice

Our Student Support Team can also provide advice and information on all aspects of studying including course choices and financial assistance.

Centre for Open Learning

Student Support Team

  • University of Edinburgh
  • Centre for Open Learning

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Paterson's Land
Holyrood Road

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Help choosing your course

Our Course Organisers can help you with enquiries about the content of courses. You can contact course organisers by phoning +44 (0)131 650 4400 or by email.

Oliver Reed

  • Programmes: Art, Design

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Sally Crumplin

  • Programmes: Art History, History

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Martine Pierquin

  • Programmes: Creative Writing; Film, Media & Contemporary Cultures; Science & Nature

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Rachael King

  • Programmes: Archaeology; Literature; Music

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James Mooney

  • Programmes: Personal Development; Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences; Social, Political and Legal Studies

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Languages for All

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