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Become a more informed digital citizen and engage with debate about what is appropriate in the modern world of social media
Discover the science behind targeted cancer treatments that are changing the landscape of patient care on this free online course
What science discoveries will you choose to write about?
How do we ensure that the difficult decisions about the management of natural resources are just and fair for all?
Learn from award-winning filmmakers about how films get from script to screen with this course from the NFTS and BFI Film Academy.
Explore the organic chemistry behind perfume, medicine, brewing and sport from one of the UK's leading universities
Explore the half of our world covered by deep ocean, and how our lives affect the hidden face of our planet.
Learn how to use simple filmmaking and animation to bring learning to life, and aid cross-curricular attainment and assessment.
Learn life-saving skills to treat choking, burns, wounds or cardiac arrest in children through this free online first aid course.
Find out how and why you should engage patients and communities in the development of new healthcare technology and treatments.
This course explores and develops key analytical skills that students need in order to succeed at university learning environment.
Learn how a psychological understanding of our emotions and behaviour gives us new ways to improve mental health and well-being.
Dig deeper into the life and works of Robert Burns, with this free University of Glasgow course.
Everyone is a thinker and a doer. Everyone is entrepreneurial. Turn your ideas into action with this free online course.
How can we adapt farming to an uncertain future? Could the answer be Climate Smart Agriculture? Find out with this free course.
Part 1 of 2. This course depicts the complex history of the Holocaust, highlighting its impact on our world today.
Make sense of eating and drinking in national and international relations – from preparing food to seating and serving guests.
Learn how knowledge, technology, ethics and globalisation affect businesses today, with this free online course for graduates.
How do governments acquire and spend public money? Take a fresh look at public financial management with this free online course.
Learn how whole genome sequencing works and what it could mean for the future of healthcare with this free online course.
Learn how ancient artefacts, written evidence, excavation and digital technologies are transforming understanding of this harbour.
This course aims to explain the science of climate change, the risks it poses and the solutions available to reduce those risks.
Get an introduction to the weather and climate of the UK and beyond, from understanding storms to how to do a weather forecast.
Find out how to stay ethical, compliant and professional in the construction industry, with this free online course from the CIOB.
Design assessment instruments that use rubrics and surveys to measure student outcomes. Join AACTE’s free online course.
This course will enhance the knowledge of any person involved in the administration of medicines to patients with dysphagia.
Gravity runs the Universe. This free online course explains why, exploring gravitational waves, black holes and the Big Bang.
Understand the common law system used worldwide, and your legal rights and responsibilities, with this free online law course.
Find out how poems, plays and novels can help us understand and cope with deep emotional strain in this free online course.
Learn about how your liver works, ways to look after it and how liver damage is caused, studied and treated around the world.
How do you understand whether health evidence is likely to be reliable or not? Find out in this free online course.
Explore and solve encrypted maths puzzles, in which numbers are replaced by letters or symbols, with this free online course.
Learn how Patient Reported Outcome Measures and Quality Adjusted Life Years can compare treatments and inform healthcare spending.
How can healthcare professionals help patients to improve their health through medicines adherence?
Prepare for undertaking an International Health Elective, in this course developed in collaboration with King's College London
Learn how maritime archaeology investigates our changing relationship with the oceans and seas, from 2.5m years ago until today.
Learn how the Allies defeat the Germans in World War 1, how the memory arose that the war was futile, and why this view is untrue.
Learn how to develop creative youth football players with this free online course from the University of Birmingham and the FA.
This course will explore academic integrity and how you can demonstrate it in your work, study and research at university.
How much do you know about your abdomen and how it works? Discover what you know already and find out more.
Delve into the seedy underbelly of the art world, looking at smuggling, theft, fakes, and fraud, with this free online course.
Learn contemporary design approaches that you can use to work through problems in the world around you.
With a better understanding of users' needs, technologies can be developed to be accessible & provide a more inclusive environment
What role does chemistry play in healthcare and our ability to diagnose and treat patients?
Find out about inspiring projects created by Chinese artists to address important social issues, with this free online course.
How can technology make you healthy? Learn about the design, application, implementation and evaluation of eHealth.
Differences in values can create conflict. How can we learn to manage our natural resources with integrity?
Explore the use of medicines in treating cancer and take your first steps towards becoming a science writer.
Learn about the forensic technique of facial reconstruction from the experts involved in a real crime case.
Explore what’s involved when musicians create a performance from musical notation in this free online course.
Understand the critical energy challenges the world faces and analyse the political economy of the global energy industry.
Discover what healthcare was like in ancient Greece and the Roman world with this free online course.
Discover the health needs of those affected by humanitarian crises, challenges of delivering healthcare, and what we must do next.
Learn more about how your heart works, the causes of heart disease and how to keep your heart healthy with this free online course
This free three week course will help you produce a perfect CV, application and online profile when applying for a job or course.
Get an introduction to the biology, epidemiology and evolution of the influenza virus in this free online course.
Understand how big fashion retailers innovate and discover the story behind a favourite piece of your clothing.
Learn how innovation has changed the food industry, the way we shop and how we manage the global issue of food waste.
Understand what innovation means and consider the history and developments of innovations that are important in our daily lives.
Learn how to use the free, open source process mining framework (ProM) to analyse, visualise, and improve processes based on data.
Building a satisfying career is a lifelong process. Use this course to take the first step and start university on the front foot.
Become an effective online learner and develop your online communication skills when working with others.
Reflect on how you want to present yourself online and take positive steps towards these goals.
Get the most out of online learning by reflecting and sharing your learning with others.
Improve your online research skills and your ability to critically analyse sources of information.
We explore the ethical responsibilities that weigh on military professionals, who are ‘managers of violence’.
Learn mindfulness techniques to reduce stress and improve your wellbeing and work/study performance in this free online course.
Learn about Meyerhold’s form of physical theatre, biomechanics, and understand and perform ‘The Slap’.
Learn about the diverse world of social enterprise in this free online course from Middlesex University Business School.
Interested in starting a business? This course will help you define your vision and discover opportunities to make it happen.
Find out how working with people and exploring networks can help you take your business to the next level.
Find out how understanding and targeting your market can help your business stand out from the crowd.
Understand how business works and performance can be improved so that you can take your business forward and manage growth.
Find out how forecasting and managing your finances can lead to a profitable and sustainable business.
Raising funds in an important when starting a business; find out which source of funding is most suitable for your business idea.
Should we be excited about the Higgs boson? Find out more about particle physics and understanding the universe.
Get an introduction to geology. Discover where materials that make up everyday objects come from and how to use them sustainably.
Explore Chinese history through the eyes of Western travellers, discoverers and missionaries, with this free online course.
Learn how IoT works, and how to create a successful product or company using it, with this free online course.
Learn about the impact of colour in the world: from colour theory and colour in art and design, to the colours of 2016.
Learn more about nuclear power, from the risks and benefits to the technology and its future, with this free online course.
Discover just some of the ways that heroism and the First World War is portrayed through art and film.
Discover how biomaterials and 3D printing collide, to create revolutionary, bioprinted body parts, with this free online course.
Design effective e-learning that tells powerful, real-life stories, in health and other sectors, with this free online course.
Learn what it means to be a TEFL or English Language Teacher, and start preparing for your first teaching job.
Learn how to introduce people, exchange information about them and talk about your family.
In the fifth Italian for Beginners course, learn to ask for information on trains and buy train tickets.
Improve your logical and critical thinking skills in this free online course. Identify common obstacles to effective thinking.
Learn how to describe people and what they wear, and talk about your family and home in the second Spanish for Beginners course.
Learn how to ask for directions, shop for clothes, and order food and drinks in the sixth Spanish for Beginners course.
Improve your English and prepare for tests, such as IELTS reading, writing, speaking and listening, with this free online course.
A free course for the Vocational Education and Training sector to promote effective practice and pedagogy in blended learning.
Learn how to build and sustain your network to enhance your professional relationships and open up career opportunities.
Learn how disability intersects with human rights, and how a good life can be made possible for everyone.
An entertaining and illuminating course for everyone to explore the impact dentistry has on our lives.
Can chemistry help to feed a growing population, or overcome increasing bacterial resistance?
How does language help us develop our relationship with nature and determine the rights of access and ownership?
This course explores household assets (investments and property) and liabilities (debts) and examines how these should be managed.
Learn the theory and practice of functional programming in Erlang, through practical exercises and suggested projects.
Understand global blindness and how to plan effective eye care with this free online course for health professionals
It’s well known that good early nutrition is vital to the development, health and wellbeing of children, but what does this mean?
Design, build and program a simple robot and share it with other learners.
Gain an understanding of the natural world, how the web of life works, with illustrations from around the world.
Explore the foundations of successful management with this free online course from The Open University and CMI.
Explore the many moons of our Solar System. Find out what makes them special. Should we send humans to our Moon again?
Develop your understanding of Muslims and their faith through an exploration of communities in Britain.
Discover how nanotechnology can be used for many new opportunities in healthcare with top University of Twente researchers.
Take your online business from ideation to implementation with one of four courses in the Online Business Success program.
Learn to use predictive analytics tools and HPE Vertica Analytics to gain insights from big data, with this free online course.
Learn the technology of modelling, as used in computational face recognition or in surgeries, with this free online course.
Learn how to use film in the classroom, teach literacy and improve both reading and writing skills, with this free online course
Create simple systems that respond to and control the physical world using the Raspberry Pi and Python.
Understand key programming concepts and apply them using Scratch, with this introductory course for primary or K-5 teachers.
Explore the fascinating history and culture of the American South from colonial times to the 21st century.
Explore how and why market segmentation can be used to improve business performance.
Get an introduction to the growing role of genomics in healthcare, for patient diagnoses, treatment and disease prevention.
Part 2 of 2. This course depicts the complex history of the Holocaust, highlighting its impact on our world today.
Birth is a lottery. Where, when and to whom you are born and the society into which you are born will influence your life chances.
How can we support those who are marginalised and excluded from education? Does education for all, mean all?
Discover the relationship between financial crises and business cycles, with this free online course.
Understand antibiotic resistance, and how antimicrobial stewardship can slow down or reduce it, with this free online course
Get to grips with Assessment for Learning with one of three courses for teachers from the National STEM Learning Centre.
Explore 15th century England through archaeology, history and literature. Learn more about Richard III’s discovery and reburial.
Improve your English language skills by looking at the life and works of William Shakespeare and his enduring popularity.
Identify the author’s contributions to world literature through the study of three of his obsessions: power, history and love.
Identifique las contribuciones del autor a la literatura universal mediante el estudio de tres de sus grandes obsesiones.
This free three week course provides the tools you need to succeed at interviews and land your dream job or course place.
Learn to speak, write and understand basic Dutch, with this free, three-week, introductory foreign language course.
Learn about the UK Parliament with this free online course - explore the work of Parliament and find out how it’s evolving.
Learn how climate change, technology and regulation are changing modern building design and professional practice in construction.
Explore the value of ethical thinking for research, using an ethical appraisal framework to develop and evaluate studies.
Gain the tips, tools and confidence to talk about cancer prevention with this free online course from Cancer Research UK.
Gain a unique insight into dementia through the stories, symptoms and science behind four less common diagnoses.
Find out how to use data science to deliver better outcomes for your students. Join this free online course from AACTE.
Explore what it means to communicate in multiple languages in a variety of contexts, and discover your inner translator.
Thinking about your next career steps? Identify your key strengths and skills, and learn how to sell them and yourself.
Understand the ins and outs of the sharing economy looking at its problems and opportunities with the free online course.
Understand the importance of value-driven process thinking in today’s dynamic business environment.
This course is designed to enhance the supervision skills of clinical and educational supervisors of trainee doctors.
Learn how companies like Apple, Facebook and Google use information as a competitive edge and how you can use the same principles.
Discover what common cyber threats and attacks face small and medium enterprises, and what you can do to prevent them.
Discover practical data mining and learn to mine your own data using the popular Weka workbench.
Explore the latest research with experienced clinicians to understand the causes, types and treatments of diabetes.
Learn the basic principles and approaches to responding to humanitarian emergencies with this free online course.
With chemistry providing us an endless amount of possibilities, what would you choose to develop?
Learn to recognise & treat the commonest medical & minor trauma conditions affecting children with this short, free online course.
Complexity in nature arises from a myriad of simple interactions. How can this lead to an unpredictable dynamism?
Explore the anatomy of the human abdomen and understand its clinical importance.
Learn how Global Systems Science can inform and model the impact of social, economic, political and environmental policy making.
Discover the incredible world of 'the Hobbit' as modern archaeological science uncovers secrets hidden in time.
Learn how to achieve consistent and excellent results in all aspects of dental photography with this free online course.
Initiate and support behaviour change in patients with medicines adherence problems – not taking their medicines as prescribed.
Learn about personalised medicine and the impact that our enhanced understanding of genetics has on modern medicine and society.
Improve your mathematical confidence and gain the skills to pass employers’ numeracy tests with this free online course.
Understand and analyze the role of religion in conflicts and peacebuilding in present-day societies, with this free online course.
Learn about the role of books in the relationship between the cultures of Japan and China, with this free online course.
Learn how to turn your social enterprise ideas into action in this free online course from Middlesex University Business School.
How can you tap into social media conversations, and discover what’s being said about the things that matter to you?
Find out how measuring and promoting wellbeing can make people, organisations and society more focused, considerate and effective.
Discover how supercomputers work and the real-life scientific breakthroughs made possible by today’s computer simulations.
Understand how new technologies can make supply chains more sustainable and learn how to deal with today's trends.
Learn how to use systems and complexity thinking to address a variety of social, managerial and policy problems.
Look at lessons, courses and resources with this continuing professional development course for English language teachers.
Learn the science behind how and why medicines work, and what can improve patient's treatment, with this free online course.
What is distinctive about leadership in the public sphere? Find out more about what it takes to lead public service organizations.
Learn about the role of clinical bioinformaticians in healthcare and how their work is helping to realise the genomics revolution.
Understand the principles of electrocardiography and learn a step-by-step approach to the ECG test, with this free online course.
Learn how sustainable energy from the Greek elements – Earth, Air, Fire and Water – can replace fossil fuels and nuclear power.
This course for learners of English helps you with the language you need to find a job and successfully function in the workplace.
Explore the role of food in health. Apply nutrition science to guide you on using food as medicine for you and your family.
How can teachers help close the gender gap? Get guidance on helping girls achieve their potential with this free online course.
An introduction to modern analytical science techniques and how they can be used to uncover food fraud.
Het recht regelt vrijwel alle aspecten van het leven. Deze cursus gaat in op de vraag wat recht is en waar je het kunt vinden.
Learn new ways of interpreting literary texts, from time-tested methods to computer-assisted practices such as distant reading.
This free online course is designed to help teachers develop and deliver outstanding physical education (PE) lessons.
Explore the architecture and history of Rome, walking around a 3D digital model of the ancient city, with this free online course.
Learn how to become an effective pharmacy preceptor, exploring the qualities a great preceptor needs.
Explore how shopping has changed with this course that demystifies the new world of omni-channel for shoppers and supply-chain.
Delve into the lives of children and discuss the potential benefits and limitations of technology in their lives.
This three-week free online course explores practical cyber security including privacy online, payment safety and security at home
What can we learn about Earth, and other planets in and beyond our solar system, by studying their atmospheres?
Discover how very young children learn English as an additional language and how you can help them progress.
War and conflict can severely disrupt the governance of the environment. What is the impact on both people and the environment?
Understand the importance of copyright and learn its history, from the Renaissance to the Internet, with this free online course.
Discover the diversity of life on earth, the impacts of five past mass extinctions and the prospect of a sixth extinction today.
Discover how psychology can help obtain evidence from eyewitnesses in police investigations and prevent miscarriages of justice.
Consider the latest data, priorities and debates about the health of mothers, children and adolescents in this free online course.
Learn basics of financial economics and try its real life application using financial data and programming.
In this sixth Italian for Beginners course, learn to book holiday accommodation and order a meal.
Learn how to manage and analyse big data using the R programming language and Hadoop programming framework.
Learn how to manage innovation guided by experts from IBM and Leeds University Business School.
Gain the skills to manage your investments: analyse portfolio risk and plan your pension, with this free online course.
Learn how occupational health can reduce illnesses or injuries caused by working conditions, with this free online course.
Understand how to find and retain the most valuable customers with one of four courses in the Online Business Success program.
Together with the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, Professor Jonathan Bate explores Shakespeare, his works and the world he lived in.
Discover why the stereoscope and stereo photography mesmerised Victorians when they first appeared at 1851’s Great Exhibition.
Experience the world’s first international age, 3,500 years ago in the ancient Near East, with this free online course.
Investigate links between economics and politicians with Sir Vince Cable and leading economists at the University of Nottingham.
Find out how parents and caregivers influence children’s minds, from conception through infancy, with this free online course.
Develop an understanding of some of the approaches involved in caring for vulnerable children, with this free online course.
This course is a hands-on introduction to statistical data analysis that emphasises fundamental concepts and practical skills.
A course for carers, to help you stay connected to loved ones, manage stress at home and defuse difficult situations.
Explore the role that the Royal Air Force played in the Cold War through the collections of the RAF Museums at Hendon and Cosford.
What do we know and what are we discovering about the form and function of the human brain? Find out with this online course.
Learn to appreciate, adjust to, and work or study in different cultures, with this free online intercultural communication course.
Learn to speak, write and understand the second official language of the Netherlands with this free introductory language course.
Learn the international politics of Asia-Pacific with a focus on the United States, China, Japan, North Korea, and South Korea
Find ideas from your suppliers, competitors or customers and develop them for competitive advantage with this free online course.
Explore the exciting subjects within life sciences and the rewarding careers that studying life sciences at university lead to.
How do addictions develop? How are they best treated and prevented?
Explore these key questions with this free online course.
Learn how to design your activities to engage customers through relationships instead of a one-off sale.
Gain a practical grounding in communication to boost your personal effectiveness, save you time and reduce your stress levels.
Get an introduction to how HR, specifically Green HR, can help create a business that’s environmentally friendly.
Explore the concerns about rising generational and economic inequality in developed countries, with this free online course.
Learn how physical exercise can help patients including those with cardiovascular disease, mental health problems and cancer.
This course for learners of English looks at British culture and examines English in use to help you improve your language skills.
With household budgets feeling the pinch this course shows how to bring order to your finances and make good financial decisions.
Explore the links between investment theory and practice. Examine investment strategies and performance. How do experts manage?
Learn about how the Internet of Things can help people aging well with this free online course.
Explores the new reproductive technologies, the opportunities they provide, and the profound social challenges they pose.
Develop a business plan and build a team with one of two courses in the Management and Leadership program.
Social Businesses are designed to improve society. In this course you will learn the main concepts to design a Social Business.
Learn how to grow a sustainable social enterprise in this free online course from Middlesex University Business School.
Learn how to develop a funding strategy for your business; explore different types of finance and learn when, and how, to use them
Uncover new perspectives on the role and behaviour of your customers.
Learn how to apply climate change leadership in your business, municipality or organization, with this free online course.
Our lives depend on online services. Gain essential cyber security knowledge and skills, to help protect your digital life.
Explore the role of technology and data in cities, and learn how you can participate in the creation of smart cities.
Learn how to be professionally involved in teaching, support and governing of higher education institutions.
Explore the role of football in the world today - including finances, clubs, nations and rivalries - with this free online course.
Discover why pricing is key to the success of your startup, with one of four courses in the Online Business Success program.
Find out how to make the most of your time at university and ensure you have the skills and experience graduate employers want.
Understand learners, policy and practice with this continuing professional development course for English language teachers.
Gain practical tools and theoretical insights to help dyslexic students learn second languages, with this free online course.
Maintain discipline and transform your classroom with one of three courses for teachers from the National STEM Learning Centre.
This hands-on course helps you to get started with your own fiction writing, focusing on the central skill of creating characters.
Change the way you see World War 1 as you explore stories of hope, suffering and loss from newly released historical archives.
This is the second part of a course for the Vocational Education and Training sector to promote effective use of blended learning.
Software and data make the world go round. Learn programming, to analyse and visualise open data, with this free online course.
Discover the science behind nuclear energy and its role in energy provision in the past, present and future.
Gain the basic skills to manage all phases of project lifecycles effectively, using the most appropriate methods and tools.
Explore the UK financial services landscape, how financial firms and their products are regulated and how consumers are protected.
Ensure that alternative care is a necessary, suitable and positive experience for children, with this free online course.
Take a journey around the UK financial marketplace: how has it changed following the financial crisis and subsequent reforms?
Understand how digital marketing can help your startup with one of four courses in the Online Business Success program.
Learn how to manage supply chains effectively in the digital era.
Explore 21st-century skills, ICT and multilingual approaches with this English language teaching professional development course.
Explore the intriguing world of film production and find out about the complexities of development, distribution and finance.
Gain the skills to manage your personal finances: managing budgets, debts, investments, property purchase, pensions and insurance.
Get an introduction to histology – the study of anatomy at a microscopic level – and find out how it is used to identify disease.
Explore the science behind what you eat with this free online course.
This course explains how you can use numbers to describe the natural world and make sense of everything from atoms to oceans.
This hands-on course introduces you to science-based skills through simple and exciting physics, chemistry and biology experiments
This free online course will explain how you can study online without putting the rest of your life on hold.
Learn basic Java programming by developing a simple mobile game that you can run on your computer, Android phone, or tablet.
Understand how we can balance human needs with caring for the planet with this free online course about climate change.