Communication and Systems Department

Head of Department: Mr Nicky Moss

History of the Department

The Open University's Communication and Systems Department was launched in October 2007, and brings together three major groups with a long history of innovation in teaching and research. These are:


To find contact details for any member of the Department, use these links, or use the 'Search' page.

Courses and Awards

The courses and awards associated with these groups can be found at the following locations:

Research Groups


The research activity associated with these groups and others (such as the Sustainable Technologies Group) which operate across the Faculty as a whole is described at the following locations:


The Communication and System Department has recently created a series of Podcasts available under the general heading 'C & S News and Features Podcasts'

The Faculty

The Communication and Systems Department is one of four academic departments within the Mathematics, Computing and Technology Faculty.

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