OERu 1st Year of Study

The OERu is progressing the launch of a full first year of study in 2017 leading to two exit qualifications: a Certificate in Higher Education (Business) from the University of the Highlands and Islands, and a Certificate in General Studies from Thompson Rivers University

The courses planned for this programme of study are listed below.  Register on the stay connect list for learners below to receive updates on the launch of the OERu 1st year of study. 


Academic skills 

  • Learning in a digital age 

Arts and humanities

  • Art appreciation and techniques
  • English composition
  • Creating sustainable futures
  • Indigenous Australia
  • Introduction to critical reasoning
  • Introduction to Psychology 1
  • Introduction to research methods in Psychology
  • Regional relations in Asia and the Pacific
  • World history in the modern era


  • Corporate communication
  • Introduction to business
  • Introduction to customer centred business
  • Introduction to operations management
  • Introduction to project management
  • Principles of management
  • Principles of marketing
  • Principles of microeconomics
  • Principles of macroeconomics