OpenLearn and MSE | Understand your finances


The PFA Charity's Education Department believes the Open University is a great way for footballers to learn and develop – providing the flexibility and portability to study alongside a busy playing schedule.

OpenLearn is The Open University’s free learning platform, offering a wide range of ‘taster’ courses allowing you to sample various pathways before making a larger commitment.

OpenLearn has now joined forces with MoneySavingExpert to produce this new free course to give you the basic knowledge to understand your finances.

Packed with videos, audios, quizzes and activities, the course covers many of the key aspects of personal finance in six sessions of study that each take around two hours to complete.

Course Content:

Session 1: Making good spending decisions

Session 2: Budgeting and taxation

Session 3: Borrowing money

Session 4: Understanding mortgages

Session 5: Saving and investing

Session 6: Planning for retirement

Find out more... 

  • To find out more about the course, visit: OpenLearn.