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Blockchain in the Energy Sector
Understand how blockchain works, where the technology has come from and why it will empower energy customers like never before.
A patient and a nurse interacting
Cancer Research UK
Demystifying Targeted Cancer Treatments
Discover the science behind targeted cancer treatments that are changing the landscape of patient care on this free online course
World being held in hands
University of Twente
Explore how spatial data and geographic information systems (GIS) can be used to understand and improve public health.
UCL (University College London)
Global Prosperity Beyond GDP
How can we think beyond GDP and build a prosperous economy that works better for people and the planet? Find out with this course.
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British Council
How to Succeed in the Global Workplace
Get off to a great start in your new job by learning the essential skills to succeed in a global workplace.
Man listening to lecture through headphones
University of Southampton
Inclusive Learning and Teaching Environments
Explore the barriers experienced by disabled students and learn how to overcome these barriers through inclusive practices.
University of Groningen
Inleiding Nederlands recht
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.
Université Libre de Bruxelles
Innovation Strategy
Gain innovation strategy insights and learn to apply them to advanced and emerging contexts in business.
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University of Groningen
Introduction to Dutch
Learn to speak, write and understand basic Dutch, with this free, three-week, introductory foreign language course.
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Griffith University
Maternity Care
Learn how quality relationships between mothers, midwives and other health professionals transform maternity care and save lives.
Raspberry Pi Foundation
Prepare to Run a Code Club
Build your confidence and get practical advice on launching and running a Code Club for young people.
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London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Preventing the Zika Virus: Understanding and Controlling the Aedes Mosquito
Discover the science behind the Zika outbreak to understand how it is spread and can be controlled.
Woman sitting at work desk contemplating
Deakin University
Professional Resilience
Learn how to become more resilient in your personal and professional life.
Connecting Patients and healthcare professionals through Social media
Taipei Medical University
Social Media in Healthcare
Understand how social media is used in healthcare, to improve communication and information sharing, with this free online course.
The Birmingham Qur'an manuscript
University of Birmingham
The Birmingham Qur'an
Explore the history and significance of the Birmingham Qur'an, and its journey from late Antiquity Middle East to contemporary UK.
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The Open University
The Earth in My Pocket: an Introduction to Geology
Get an introduction to geology. Discover where materials that make up everyday objects come from and how to use them sustainably.
Image of a brain showing shrinkage due to a form of dementia
UCL (University College London)
The Many Faces of Dementia
Gain a unique insight into dementia through the stories, symptoms and science behind four less common diagnoses.
Biology: hands manipulating test tubes in a laboratory
Pompeu Fabra University Barcelona
Why Biology Matters: Basic Concepts
Improve your understanding of the complex biology behind social issues that affect each of us and society.
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Purdue University
World of Spies
Get a taste of spy training, and learn how you can keep your secrets safe with a course designed for 13-18 year olds.
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The University of Waikato
Advanced Data Mining with Weka
Learn how to use popular packages that extend Weka's functionality and areas of application. Use them to mine your own data!
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Complutense University of Madrid
Animal Viruses
Learn how important animal viruses are transmitted between animals and humans, and understand the diseases they produce.
Bottles of water
The Open University
Basic Science: Understanding Numbers
This course explains how you can use numbers to describe the natural world and make sense of everything from atoms to oceans.
The Museum of Liverpool at night - an example of the 21st century museum
University of Leicester
Behind the Scenes at the 21st Century Museum
Get an introduction to museum studies with this free online course. Learn about the people and ideas that shape museums today
Image of blood cells under microscope
University of Leeds
Causes of Human Disease: Understanding Cardiovascular Disease
Explore normal cardiovascular function and risk factors associated with heart attack, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases.
A sports coach speaks to a group
Deakin University
Coaching in the Knowledge Era
Find out how to become a successful coach in the knowledge era and learn key coaching skills.
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Deakin University
Cyber Security for Small and Medium Enterprises
Discover what common cyber threats and attacks face small and medium enterprises, and what you can do to prevent them.
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Newcastle University
Cyber Security
This three-week free online course explores practical cyber security including privacy online, payment safety and security at home
University of Leeds
Discovering Science: Chemical Products
With chemistry providing us an endless amount of possibilities, what would you choose to develop?
University of Birmingham
Electrical Engineering
Get a taste of an electrical engineering degree. Build your confidence in communicating ideas and using technical vocabulary.
British Council
English for the Workplace
This course for learners of English helps you with the language you need to find a job and successfully function in the workplace.
University of Leeds
Environmental Challenges: Human Impact in the Natural Environment
Complexity in nature arises from a myriad of simple interactions. How can this lead to an unpredictable dynamism?
Grenoble Ecole de Management
Epargner et Investir
Êtes-vous certain de comprendre le fonctionnement du système financier ?
Monash University
Food as Medicine: Food, Exercise and the Gut
Gain a deeper understanding of the connection between food, exercise and the gut, with this course for healthcare professionals.
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University of York
From Crime to Punishment
What is crime? How does criminal justice work in England and Wales? Find out more by following a case through the system.
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Health in Humanitarian Crises
Discover the health needs of those affected by humanitarian crises, challenges of delivering healthcare, and what we must do next.
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University of Bath
How to Succeed in Your EPQ
A short course designed to help students prepare for EPQ qualifications
Mother and baby eating watermelon in natural bright surroundings
Deakin University
Infant Nutrition
It’s well known that good early nutrition is vital to the development, health and wellbeing of children, but what does this mean?
Influenza: How the Flu Spreads and Evolves - course image
Lancaster University
Get an introduction to the biology, epidemiology and evolution of the influenza virus in this free online course.
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Eindhoven University of Technology
Introduction to Process Mining with ProM
Learn how to use the free, open source process mining framework (ProM) to analyse, visualise, and improve processes based on data.
Liver transplant: an X-ray type image showing the position and size of the liver in the human body
University of Birmingham
Liver Transplant
Learn about the science behind having a liver transplant with this free online course from the Centre for Liver Research.
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Monash University
Maintaining a Mindful Life
Learn how to apply mindfulness techniques, so you can improve your communication, relationships and emotional health.
Rows of multicolour chairs
École Nationale de l'Aviation Civile
Manage Your Prices
Learn to use pricing strategies to increase your firm’s revenue, and set the right price for the right person at the right time.
The Open University
Management and Leadership: Leading a Team
Develop a business plan and build a team with one of two courses in the Management and Leadership program.
UEA (University of East Anglia)
Managing Change in a Healthcare Environment
Understand why change happens in healthcare environments and learn how to improve your response.
UCL (University College London)
Perioperative Medicine in Action
Explore perioperative medicine and how you can improve care for the high risk surgical patient. Join this RCoA endorsed course.
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Queensland University of Technology
Robotic Vision: Making Robots See
How does my robot see? Get involved in a vision project by writing the code for a complete vision system.
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Smart Grids for Smart Cities
Find out how smart grids and big data can help citizens, companies and cities understand energy use and reduce carbon footprint.
People navigating a busy street crossing
Queensland University of Technology
Social Media Analytics
How can you discover what’s being said about the things that matter to you on social media platforms, including Twitter?
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The University of Edinburgh
Discover why the stereoscope and stereo photography mesmerised Victorians when they first appeared at 1851’s Great Exhibition.
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British Council
Study UK
Develop your knowledge of UK education, the UK as a study destination and the benefits of Study UK.
A container ship
University of Twente
Supply Chain Innovation
Understand how new technologies can make supply chains more sustainable and learn how to deal with today's trends.
Teaching Practical Chemistry - Electrolysis, Rates of Reaction and Making a Salt
National STEM Learning Centre
Teaching Practical Science: Chemistry
Discover approaches to engage 14-16 year old students through practical lessons in chemistry with this CPD for science teachers.
Houses of Parliament
UK Parliament Explored: Petitions
This course looks at how petitions to the UK Parliament work and explores their role in raising awareness and instigating change.
"Colours" by Connor Sparrowhawk: #JusticeforLB
The University of Kent
Understanding Autism
Understand more about autism, including diagnosis, the autistic spectrum and life with autism, with this online course.
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University of Groningen
Understanding the General Data Protection Regulation
Get to grips with the General Data Protection Regulation and take the first steps to ensuring that your organisation is compliant.
Colorado State University
Water for the People
Explore how access to water relates to gender and human rights with this online course.
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European University Institute (EUI)
Why Do People Migrate? Facts
Get an introduction to one of the most misunderstood issues in the modern world: migration.
Cells seen under a microscope
University of Dundee
Antimicrobial Stewardship
Understand antibiotic resistance, and how antimicrobial stewardship can slow down or reduce it, with this free online course
Biochemistry: a graphic showing DNA strands and test tubes
UEA (University of East Anglia)
Explore the impact of biochemistry on bioenergy and health, discovering why graduates are in demand; with the Biochemical Society.
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Queensland University of Technology
Business Process Management
Understand the importance of process thinking today. Improve organisational performance through business process management (BPM).
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Deakin University
Caring for Older People
As our lifespans increase, more and more of us are faced with the question: how can we care for older people more effectively?
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University of Leeds
Causes of Human Disease: Nutrition and Environment
Explore how nutrition and environmental factors, including lifestyle, influence your chance of developing human disease.
University of Leeds
Discovering Science: Atmospheric Chemistry
What can we learn about Earth, and other planets in and beyond our solar system, by studying their atmospheres?
University of Leeds
Environmental Challenges: Scarcity and Conflict in the Natural Environment
War and conflict can severely disrupt the governance of the environment. What is the impact on both people and the environment?
solar panels
Go Solar PV: The Business Potential of Solar Photovoltaics
Explore the current state and future potential of solar PV technology, and get new insights into the solar photovoltaics market.
A stethoscope lying near a computer keyboard and over data graphs
Health Data and Analytics
Explore key concepts in data analytics, systems theory and information governance, and apply them to healthcare decision-making.
New York Institute of Finance
Mergers and Acquisitions: Free Cash Flow Modeling
Learn how to evaluate a company’s financial performance to determine acquisition opportunities.
Teaching Practical Biology - enzymes, microscopy and microbiology
National STEM Learning Centre
Teaching Practical Science: Biology
Develop practical lessons to help 14-16 year old students understand biology with this CPD for science teachers.
Boy Wearing Mouth Mask Against Air Pollution
The Impact of Climate Change on Public Health
Explore the impact of climate change on public health, and discover ways to influence behaviours and policies at all levels.
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
The Lancet Maternal Health Series: Global Research and Evidence
Hear the latest expert evidence from The Lancet Maternal Health Series and learn what you can do to improve maternal healthcare.
cells seen under a microscope
University of Dundee
Clear old fashioned labelled bottles on a shelf in a pharmacy
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
A History of Public Health in Post-War Britain
Understand where public health has come from, why it looks the way it does today and where it might go next.
A drawing of King George the third and Henry Addington sat at a dining table
University of Reading
A History of Royal Food and Feasting
Chart the history of royal food in the splendour of royal palaces.
Cambridge Assessment English
Aim Higher: Access to Higher Education for Refugees and Asylum Seekers
This course is designed to help refugees and asylum seekers get the information they need to apply for university in the UK.
University of Leeds
Anatomy: Know Your Abdomen
Discover the human abdomen and how it works.
UEA (University of East Anglia)
Clinical Supervision with Confidence
Supervise undergraduate and postgraduate learners effectively with this online course for clinical and educational supervisors.
Man looking at mobile device
Deakin University
Competitive Advantage
Learn the value of information to businesses and how it can give the business a competitive advantage
University of Southampton
Contract Management
Learn to build relationships and manage contracts successfully with this free online course backed by UK government and IACCM.
Purdue University
Creating Moments of Joy for People with Alzheimer’s
Learn how to help people with Alzheimer's disease live as well as possible with practical tips and advice.
An eclectic mix of architectural styles in the City Centre of Birmingham, UK.
European University Institute (EUI)
Cultural Heritage and the City
Discover how cities develop their own unique cultures and explore key concepts related to cultural heritage.
University of Bristol
Cultural Studies and Modern Languages
Explore the culture, language and national identity of eight countries through their books, images, slogans and monuments
Dementia care: a paper chain of people holding hands
Newcastle University
Dementia Care
A course for carers, to help you stay connected to loved ones, manage stress at home and defuse difficult situations.
Digital Leadership: a graphic of the new technologies available to businesses today
University of Reading
Digital Leadership
Digital technologies are changing extraordinarily quickly. This four-week course will introduce you to the new digital landscape.
University of Leeds
Discovering Science: Science Writing
What science discoveries will you choose to write about?
Antique map of Europe with dotted lines leaving Britain to illustrate their expansion.
University of Exeter
The British Empire continues to cause enormous disagreement among historians. Find out why and join the debate.
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University of Southampton
English as a Medium of Instruction for Academics
Equip yourself to teach in international contexts by increasing your English language skills and intercultural knowledge.
University of Leeds
Exploring Cancer Medicines
Explore the use of medicines in treating cancer and take your first steps towards becoming a science writer.
The next generation
Griffith University
Exploring Economics: Will the Next Generation Be Worse Off?
Will the next generation be better or worse off than their parents? Look at both sides of the debate and decide for yourself.
Football on grass
The University of Edinburgh
Explore the role of football in the world today - including finances, clubs, nations and rivalries - with this free online course.
People perform medieval music against a background of medieval music manuscripts
University of Basel
From Ink to Sound
Travel through the history of musical notation and learn how to decode medieval music manuscripts
'The Hobbit' skull
University of Wollongong
Homo Floresiensis Uncovered
Discover the incredible world of 'the Hobbit' as modern archaeological science uncovers secrets hidden in time.
A graphic with the words: ethics, discovery, patients and research
University of Leeds
Improving Healthcare Through Clinical Research
On this free online course, find out how medical treatments are discovered, tested and evaluated to improve healthcare for all.
University of Leeds
Innovation: the Fashion Industry
Understand how big fashion retailers innovate and discover the story behind a favourite piece of your clothing.
University of Leeds
Innovation: the Food Industry
Learn how innovation has changed the food industry, the way we shop and how we manage the global issue of food waste.
University of Leeds
Innovation: the World's Greatest
Understand what innovation means and consider the history and developments of innovations that are important in our daily lives.
Flags representing nation-states
The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies
International Affairs: Global Governance
Learn the importance of global governance and explore the processes and institutions finding solutions for global challenges.
Woman adjusts robot arm in laboratory
Queensland University of Technology
Introducing Robotics: Build a Robot Arm
Design, build and program a simple robot and share it with other learners.
Open cut mine in a forest.
Deakin University
Introduction to Sustainability and Development
Explore the impact of human activity on our planet, and what we can do to ensure a sustainable future for everybody.
A young, confident student at a university campus.
Queensland University of Technology
Kickstart Your Career
Building a satisfying career is a lifelong process. Use this course to take the first step and start university on the front foot.
A small group of students celebrate graduating while a friend photographs their celebration
The Open University
Learning English for Academic Purposes
Develop the academic language and study skills you need to learn in English at university.
University of Leeds
Learning Online: Learning and Collaborating
Become an effective online learner and develop your online communication skills when working with others.
University of Leeds
Learning Online: Managing Your Identity
Reflect on how you want to present yourself online and take positive steps towards these goals.
University of Leeds
Learning Online: Reflecting and Sharing
Get the most out of online learning by reflecting and sharing your learning with others.
University of Leeds
Learning Online: Searching and Researching
Improve your online research skills and your ability to critically analyse sources of information.
Graphic showing lightbulbs and cogs, to depict a network.
University of Southampton
Learning in the Network Age
What does it mean to learn in a networked world? Find out, and discover how to make use of your own personal learning network.
The University of Sheffield
Making Sense of Data in the Media
Become a critical consumer of social statistics. Learn what numbers reveal, when and why they mislead, and how to spot fake news.
The Open University
Managing My Financial Journey
Take a journey around the UK financial marketplace: how has it changed following the financial crisis and subsequent reforms?
The Pennsylvania State University
Maps and the Geospatial Revolution
Learn to make maps and analyze geographic patterns using the latest geographic information systems (GIS) and cartographic tools.
New York Institute of Finance
Mergers and Acquisitions: Structuring the Deal
Learn how to structure mergers and acquisitions and discover the documents, tax, and legal structures needed to execute a deal.
RMIT University
Online Business: Digital Marketing for Success
Understand how digital marketing can help your startup with one of four courses in the Online Business Success program.
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Durham University
Open Innovation
Find ideas from your suppliers, competitors or customers and develop them for competitive advantage with this free online course.
University of Leeds
Physical Theatre: Exploring the Slap
Learn about Meyerhold’s form of physical theatre, biomechanics, and understand and perform ‘The Slap’.
A crystal ball with image of the Earth superimposed on it with a stethescope next to it
St George's, University of London
Preparing for an International Health Elective
Prepare for undertaking an International Health Elective, in this course developed in collaboration with King's College London
A diver exploring some amphora from a shipwreck
University of Southampton
Shipwrecks and Submerged Worlds
Learn how maritime archaeology investigates our changing relationship with the oceans and seas, from 2.5m years ago until today.
Middlesex University Business School
Social Enterprise: Turning Ideas into Action
Learn how to turn your social enterprise ideas into action in this free online course from Middlesex University Business School.
University of Leeds
Starting a Business 1: Vision and Opportunity
Interested in starting a business? This course will help you define your vision and discover opportunities to make it happen.
University of Leeds
Starting a Business 2: People and Networks
Find out how working with people and exploring networks can help you take your business to the next level.
University of Leeds
Starting a Business 3: Customers and Competitors
Find out how understanding and targeting your market can help your business stand out from the crowd.
University of Leeds
Starting a Business 4: Business Processes
Understand how business works and performance can be improved so that you can take your business forward and manage growth.
University of Leeds
Starting a Business 5: Managing Finances
Find out how forecasting and managing your finances can lead to a profitable and sustainable business.
University of Leeds
Starting a Business 6: Funding Your Business
Raising funds in an important when starting a business; find out which source of funding is most suitable for your business idea.
A variety of adults of varying ages
Trinity College Dublin
Strategies for Successful Ageing
Find out how staying happy, healthy, socially-connected and active can help you age successfully, with this free online course.
Teaching Computing - Develop your classroom practice with STEM Learning
National STEM Learning Centre
Teaching Computing
Enhance your practice and subject knowledge as a primary or secondary school teacher of Computing.
Genomics and a DNA helix model
St George's, University of London
The Genomics Era: the Future of Genetics in Medicine
Get an introduction to the growing role of genomics in healthcare, for patient diagnoses, treatment and disease prevention.
swirling lights
King's College London
The Internet of Things
Learn how IoT works, and how to create a successful product or company using it, with this online course.
The University of Sheffield
The Musculoskeletal System
Demystify the ageing process and learn how our everyday behaviours are likely to affect our long-term musculoskeletal health.
University of Reading
Understanding Depression and Low Mood in Young People
Understand how to recognise depression and low mood in teenagers and learn how to help.
University of Leeds
WW1 Heroism: Through Art and Film
Discover just some of the ways that heroism and the First World War is portrayed through art and film.
Breath by Pippa Skotnes
University of Cape Town
What Is a Mind?
Explore the most pertinent scientific and philosophical concepts for understanding our own minds with this free online course
Poppies on the Wall of Remembrance at the Australian War Memorial, Canberra, Australia.  This image represents the free online course World War 1: A History in 100 Stories.
Monash University
World War 1: A History in 100 Stories
Change the way you see World War 1 as you explore stories of hope, suffering and loss from newly released historical archives.
A smart watch and iPhone running health apps
University of Twente
How can technology make you healthy? Learn about the design, application, implementation and evaluation of eHealth.
Global Systems Science: a crowd of people interacting
UNESCO UNITWIN Complex Systems Digital Campus
Global Systems Science and Policy
Learn how Global Systems Science can inform and model the impact of social, economic, political and environmental policy making.
New York Institute of Finance
Mergers and Acquisitions: Accounting Principles
Understand how to apply accounting and tax principles with this final course in a program about mergers and acquisitions.
Middlesex University Business School
Social Enterprise: Growing a Sustainable Business
Learn how to grow a sustainable social enterprise in this free online course from Middlesex University Business School.
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UNESCO UNITWIN Complex Systems Digital Campus
Systems Thinking and Complexity
Learn how to use systems and complexity thinking to address a variety of social, managerial and policy problems.
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British Council
Teaching for Success: the Classroom and the World
Explore 21st-century skills, ICT and multilingual approaches with this English language teaching professional development course.
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Royal Holloway, University of London
Using Open Data for Digital Business
Discover the power of Open Data and learn how you can use it to transform business.
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Deakin University
Why Research Matters
Explore what research is and why it’s so important to us all. Find out how to make evidence-based decisions.
University of Reading
Big Data and the Environment
From sources such as satellites, sensors and social media, how can environmental data analytics benefit business and research?
A graphic shows examples of blended learning and teaching with technology
University of Leeds
Blended Learning Essentials: Getting Started
A free course for the Vocational Education and Training sector to promote effective practice and pedagogy in blended learning.
The Open University
Business Fundamentals: Project Management
Gain the basic skills to manage all phases of project lifecycles effectively, using the most appropriate methods and tools.
Image of DNA helix genetics
University of Leeds
Causes of Human Disease: Exploring Cancer and Genetic Disease
Explore how the unravelling of genetic code has led to a deeper understanding of genetic diseases and cancer.
Joven con una tableta apoyado en una pared
University of Bath
Encontrando los apoyos tecnológicos más adecuados para alumnado con autismo y/o discapacidad intelectual.
Dignidad de escasos recursos en la riqueza natural
Desigualdades en América Latina y el Caribe
Explore nuevas estrategias de producción y gestión de conocimiento para mejorar las políticas frente a las desigualdades.
Grenoble Ecole de Management
Digital Transformation of Businesses and Services
Explore the impact of digital transformation on businesses and services and find out how to implement it in your own organisation.
University of Leeds
Discovering Science: Global Challenges
Can chemistry help to feed a growing population, or overcome increasing bacterial resistance?
University of Leeds
Environmental Challenges: Hierarchy in Property Rights
How does language help us develop our relationship with nature and determine the rights of access and ownership?
A deep ocean giant isopod
University of Southampton
Exploring Our Oceans
Explore the half of our world covered by deep ocean, and how our lives affect the hidden face of our planet.
Image showing different types of power plants
University of Basel
Exploring Possible Futures
Take a look at the future and learn how to develop and use models in environmental and energy economics.
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Middlesex University Business School
Falling Down: Problematic Substance Use in Later Life
Learn more about the issues faced by older people in relation to problematic substance use.
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Into Film
Filmmaking and Animation in the Classroom
Learn how to use simple filmmaking and animation to bring learning to life, and aid cross-curricular attainment and assessment.
The Open University
Finance Fundamentals: Financial Services after the Banking Crisis
Explore the UK financial services landscape, how financial firms and their products are regulated and how consumers are protected.
Patients waiting for and receiving treatment
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Global Blindness
Understand global blindness and how to plan effective eye care with this online course for health professionals.
A roll of film
Purdue University
Hispanic Culture Through Film
Get an introduction to Hispanic culture through the films of Luis Buñuel, Pedro Almodóvar and Guillermo del Toro.
A handshake
The University of Sheffield
How to Succeed at: Interviews
This free three week course provides the tools you need to succeed at interviews and land your dream job or course place.
 New Discoveries in Pneumaticks!  or - an Experimental Lecture on the Powers of Air, a historic cartoon by James Gillray, 1802 (credit: Royal Institution).
Lancaster University
Humphry Davy
Discover Humphry Davy and his contribution to science and the arts.
Find out how poems, plays and novels can help us understand and cope with deep emotional strain in this free online course.
The University of Warwick
Literature and Mental Health
Find out how poems, plays and novels can help us understand and cope with deep emotional strain in this free online course.
A teacher in an African classroom using active learning with his children
The Open University
Making Teacher Education Relevant for 21st Century Africa
Play your part in transforming education in Africa - get teachers ready for the opportunities and challenges of the 21st century.
A navy blue ship in calm water near a port, under a cloudy sky
Law Society of Scotland
Maritime Law: an Introduction to Shipping Transactions
Learn about the transactions behind the shipping industry via this free online course. Explore the practicalities of global trade.
An assortment of nutritious food
University of Aberdeen
Nutrition and Wellbeing
Demystify the complex and conflicting messages we hear about nutrition, health and lifestyle today, with this free online course.
Occupational health: two men working in a factory in a developing country
University of Bergen
Occupational Health in Developing Countries
Learn how occupational health can reduce illnesses or injuries caused by working conditions, with this free online course.
algebraic equations written on a blackboard
University of Padova
Get an introduction to the essential mathematical knowledge and skills required to take a first course in calculus.
Young autistic man with tablet leaning against wall
University of Bath
Determining the most appropriate technological resources for children with autism and/or intellectual (learning) disabilities.
Clean windmills and dirty smoking factories
University of Groningen
Solving the Energy Puzzle
Learn how to analyse energy transition cases from technological, legal, economics, spatial, and social perspectives.
Teaching Practical Physics - Radiation, Waves and Circuits
National STEM Learning Centre
Teaching Practical Science: Physics
Participate in CPD to enhance your physics lessons with effective practical work for 14-16 year olds.
The Open University
The Digital Economy: Effective Supply Chain Management
Learn how to manage supply chains effectively in the digital era.
Galileo and Viviani by Tito Lessi, 1892 - displayed with permission of Museo Galileo
University of Groningen
The Scientific Revolution
Learn about the seventeenth-century Scientific Revolution and its role in shaping the modern Western world.
UEA (University of East Anglia)
The Secret Power of Brands
Understand the role of brands and brand management in the modern world, and start developing your career in the sector.
Transformation digitale des services et des entreprises
Grenoble Ecole de Management
Transformation digitale des services et des entreprises
Comment fait-on ? Comment ancre-t-on cette transformation dans la culture, dans l’organisation de l’entreprise ?
Jove autista amb una tauleta recolzat sobre un mur
University of Bath
Valencian SMART-ASD
Establim recursos tecnològics adequats als xiquets i xiquetes amb autisme i/o discapacitat intel·lectual (d'aprenentatge).
Young autistic man with tablet leaning against wall
University of Bath
Otizmli ve/veya zihinsel (öğrenme) engelli çocuklar için en uygun teknolojik kaynakların belirlenmesi.
Auspicious Cranes, ink and color on silk by Emperor Huizong of Song, 1112.
Grenoble Ecole de Management
Global Studies: the End of Globalization?
Understand why some governments try to retrieve their sovereignty and leave global institutions.
Maths Puzzles: a photograph of old metal numbers
Weizmann Institute of Science
Maths Puzzles
Explore and solve encrypted maths puzzles, in which numbers are replaced by letters or symbols, with this free online course.
Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU)
Transmedia Storytelling
Learn how to tell compelling stories across multiple platforms, like books, films, games and TV, with this free online course.
Rechner Raum (Espai de càlcul), 2007. Ralf Baecker
Pompeu Fabra University Barcelona
Understanding Ramon Llull
Explore the fascinating work of philosopher Ramon Llull and its impact with this free online course
Manga book collection from 70's
Keio University
An Introduction to Japanese Subcultures
Explore Japanese subcultures and learn about their history from the 1970s to today.
A child looks up to the sky - child care
University of Strathclyde
Caring for Vulnerable Children
Develop an understanding of some of the approaches involved in caring for vulnerable children, with this free online course.
UEA (University of East Anglia)
Clinical Supervision: Planning Your Professional Development
Identify your own learning needs as a clinical supervisor and create a personal development plan to address them.
University of Southampton
Developing Your Research Project
Undertaking an Extended Project Qualification, IB extended essay or any other scholarly research? This guides you step-by-step.
British Council
English in Early Childhood
Discover how very young children learn English as an additional language and how you can help them progress.
Venture Design Process
Darden School of Business, University of Virginia
Getting Started with Agile and Design Thinking
Get an introduction to agile product development and design thinking so you can build better digital products.
Global Resource Politics
Hanyang University
Global Resource Politics
Understand the critical energy challenges the world faces and analyse the political economy of the global energy industry.
Two astronauts standing on the surface of Mars.
Monash University
How to Survive on Mars
Learn the basic science needed for humans to survive on Mars, with this free online science course.
Purdue University
Improve Your Intercultural Competence
Develop the attitudes, skills and knowledge required to thrive in diverse workplaces.
Taipei Medical University
Internet of Things for Active Aging
Learn about how the Internet of Things can help people aging well with this free online course.
Traditional judge's wig on a bookshelf full of bound copies of acts of parliament
Monash University
Law for Non-Lawyers
Understand the common law system used worldwide, and your legal rights and responsibilities, with this free online law course.
Sustainability for Professionals - University of Bath
University of Bath
Make an Impact
Find out how to integrate a sustainable development strategy into your company with this free online course.
Take a closer look at the processes behind mergers and acquisitions
New York Institute of Finance
Mergers and Acquisitions: Advanced Theory
Explore mergers and acquisitions in greater depth, examining accounting and projections.
The Open University
Explore the many moons of our Solar System. Find out what makes them special. Should we send humans to our Moon again?
Man standing with arms wide looking futuristic in blue neon stripes
University of Twente
Nanotechnology for Health
Discover how nanotechnology can be used for many new opportunities in healthcare with top University of Twente researchers.
Many people crossing a road in a busy city
University College Dublin
Planetary Urbanisation
Whether you live in a city or not, urbanisation affects you. Learn more about the impact and challenge of urbanisation worldwide.
Robert Burns
University of Glasgow
Robert Burns
Dig deeper into the life and works of Robert Burns, with this free University of Glasgow course.
Ink in water
King's College London
Learn about Shakespeare in print and performance around the world, from early modern times to today.
Students around a table listening to a man holding a tablet
Smart Advice: Broadening Your Students’ Horizons
A free online course from UCAS, to help advisers understand the wealth of UK higher education opportunities open to students.
The Open University
Smart Cities
Explore the role of technology and data in cities, and learn how you can participate in the creation of smart cities.
Università per Stranieri di Siena (UniStraSi)
Studying in Italian - Law and Economics
Study Law and Economics in Italian and develop the skills you need when you take part in a European student mobility programme.
Università per Stranieri di Siena (UniStraSi)
Studying in Italian - Science and Mathematics
Study Science and Maths in Italian and develop the skills you need when you take part in a European student mobility programme.
A teacher shows a colourful card to a group of young children around her
British Council
Teaching for Success: Learning and Learners
Understand learners, policy and practice with this continuing professional development course for English language teachers.
Photograph of an ultrasound scan taking place
University of Twente
Ultrasound Imaging
Understand the technology of ultrasound, see how it is used in clinical practice and learn how to improve medical imaging.
University of Birmingham
What is Character? Virtue Ethics in Education
Explore important questions about character education and how it contributes to individual and societal flourishing.
Taipei Medical University
Digital Health for Cancer Management
Learn how new digital health technologies are transforming cancer management with this course for healthcare professionals.
Men in hazmat suits and self-contained breathing apparatus
UNSW Sydney
Biosecurity and Bioterrorism: Public Health Dimensions
An introduction to public health and wider responses to high-risk biological agent events, epidemics and bioterrorism.
A kilobot swarm
The University of Sheffield
Building a Future with Robots
Explore the role of robots and autonomous systems in the factories, homes, hospitals, schools and cars of our near future.
Urban landscape viewed from above, connected by points of light
Kogod School of Business at American University
Business Analytics: the Data Explosion
Explore the origins of the current data explosion. Learn to present data findings using a case study in fraud and fraud detection.
Pathogens under microscope causing infectious diseases
University of Leeds
Causes of Human Disease: Transmitting and Fighting Infection
Learn how pathogens cause infectious diseases, how these diseases are transmitted and how our immune system respond to infection.
The British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy
Challenges in Antibiotic Resistance: Point Prevalence Surveys
Learn how to use Point Prevalence Surveys (PPS) to measure antibiotic consumption and fight antimicrobial resistance.
Quilt with distinct colour and abstract patterns
European University Institute (EUI)
Cultures and Identities in Europe
What does it mean to be European? Discover European cultures, identities and policies with this course.
University of Leeds
Discovering Science: Medicinal Chemistry
What role does chemistry play in healthcare and our ability to diagnose and treat patients?
School blackboard with colourful handprints
University of Cape Town
Education for All
Discover ways to make education more inclusive, especially in areas where resources are limited.
University of Leeds
Environmental Challenges: Rights and Values in Ecosystem Services
Differences in values can create conflict. How can we learn to manage our natural resources with integrity?
UEA (University of East Anglia)
Environmental Justice
Understand how climate change, biodiversity loss and deforestation affect people, exploring justice in environment management.
The facial reconstruction models displayed in a lab
The University of Sheffield
Forensic Facial Reconstruction
Learn about the forensic technique of facial reconstruction from the experts involved in a real crime case.
Video game design course image: three video game characters
Abertay University
Game Design and Development: Video Game Character Design
How and why do video gamers identify with the characters they control? Find out with this introduction to character design.
Girl enjoying learning on a tablet computer
The Open University
Get Started with Online Learning
This free online course will explain how you can study online without putting the rest of your life on hold.
Intercultural communication, symbolised by a plate with a knife and fork on one side, and chop sticks on the other
Shanghai International Studies University (SISU)
Intercultural Communication
Learn to appreciate, adjust to, and work or study in different cultures, with this free online intercultural communication course.
A cyber security threat - a man looks at his laptop, while people snoop over his shoulder
The Open University
Introduction to Cyber Security
Our lives depend on online services. Gain essential cyber security knowledge and skills, to help protect your digital life.
Learn Italian: two students talking on a hill in Siena
Università per Stranieri di Siena (UniStraSi)
Introduction to Italian
Learn basic Italian and explore Italian culture, with this free online Italian course.
Tessellating hexagon shapes fading into a background of a modern city
Introduction to Radio Network Optimization
Learn to improve the performance, coverage and capacity of radio access networks (RAN) with experienced Amdocs engineers.
A pair of hands on a keyboard, playing jazz piano
Goldsmiths, University of London
Learn Jazz Piano: I. Begin with the Blues
Get an introduction to the wonderful world of playing jazz piano and learn to play and improvise on the blues and a jazz standard.
Learn to Code for Data Analysis course image: lines of code and data overlaid on an image of people walking down a street
The Open University
Learn to Code for Data Analysis
Software and data make the world go round. Learn programming, to analyse and visualise open data, with this free online course.
Satellites around earth with the ocean as a background
Monitoring the Oceans from Space
Explore our oceans from space. Discover how Earth observation allows us to monitor ocean health, and inform policy and planning.
Small bags with text in 7 languages
University of Groningen
Multilingual Practices
Learn about central aspects of multilingualism in today's globalised societies, such as cognition, policies and education.
Mental health and well-being
University of Liverpool
Psychology and Mental Health
Learn how a psychological understanding of our emotions and behaviour gives us new ways to improve mental health and well-being.
Behind each simple everyday activity there is a complex web of supply chains that have brought those goods or services to you.
The University of Warwick
Supply Chains in Practice
Behind each simple everyday activity there is a complex web of supply chains that have brought those goods or services to you.
A young boy in school uniform holds his hands up in the shape of a camera viewfinder as if framing a film shot.
The British Film Institute (BFI)
Teaching Literacy Through Film
Learn how to use film in the classroom, teach literacy and improve both reading and writing skills, with this free online course
A top-down view of an engineer's desk with laptop, safety helmet, calculator, ruler, and handwritten calculations. In the centre is a sheet of grid paper with the words Technical Report Writing for Engineers printed.
The University of Sheffield
Technical Report Writing for Engineers
Get an introduction to technical report writing. Find out how to communicate your ideas through well-written engineering reports.
Film roll with image of people sharing business ideas around a table
The Open University
The Business of Film
Explore the intriguing world of film production and find out about the complexities of development, distribution and finance.
Inclusive education: a diverse group of children lie on grass completing school work
University of Glasgow
The Right to Education
How can we support those who are marginalised and excluded from education? Does education for all, mean all?
A group of young people in India wearing face masks with social media logos on.
UCL (University College London)
Why We Post
Discover the varying uses of social media around the world and its consequences for politics, relationships and everyday life.
Antiquities Trafficking and Art Crime
University of Glasgow
Antiquities Trafficking and Art Crime
Delve into the seedy underbelly of the art world, looking at smuggling, theft, fakes, and fraud, with this free online course.
Archaeology: a human skull is examined in the lab.
University of Reading
Get an introduction to studying archaeology, exploring exciting discoveries in the Vale of Pewsey, near to Stonehenge and Avebury.
An illustration of a person with icons floating around their head to represent aspects of psychosis such as a puzzle piece, a medication bottle and a trauma sign.
King's College London
Caring for People with Psychosis and Schizophrenia
Explore the key issues related to caring for a relative with psychosis or schizophrenia, with this short, free online course.
Teacher leaning in to speak to two teenaged students.
Ambition School Leadership
Challenging Behaviour
How can you manage challenging behaviour in young people? Find out with this free online course featuring the latest research.
The University of Waikato
Data Mining with Weka
Discover practical data mining and learn to mine your own data using the popular Weka workbench.
Digital Accessibility course image: an abstract pattern
University of Southampton
Digital Accessibility
With a better understanding of users' needs, technologies can be developed to be accessible & provide a more inclusive environment
A pair of wind-up toy teeth and a dental inspection mirror
The University of Sheffield
Discover Dentistry
An entertaining and illuminating course for everyone to explore the impact dentistry has on our lives.
A graphic of a face and two pills to symbolise dysphagia
UEA (University of East Anglia)
This course will enhance the knowledge of any person involved in the administration of medicines to patients with dysphagia.
UEA (University of East Anglia)
End-of-Life Care for People with Dementia
Understand the needs of people with dementia, and how to better support them and enhance their wellbeing towards the end of life.
Movable Type
International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers (CISAC)
Exploring Copyright
Understand the importance of copyright and learn its history, from the Renaissance to the Internet, with this free online course.
University of Exeter
Genomic Medicine
Learn how developments in genomics are transforming our knowledge and treatment of conditions such as diabetes.
St George's, University of London
Genomic Technologies in Clinical Diagnostics: Next Generation Sequencing
Understand new and established genomic sequencing technologies, and how to apply them in clinical practice.
Hadrian's Wall - the Roman Empire's most heavily fortified frontier. Copyright Newcastle University
Newcastle University
Hadrian's Wall: Life on the Roman Frontier
Explore the archaeology of the most heavily fortified frontier in the Roman Empire, its people and their lives.
A desk during the application process with computer, note pad and CV
The University of Sheffield
How to Succeed at: Writing Applications
This free three week course will help you produce a perfect CV, application and online profile when applying for a job or course.
View of a theatre
King's College London
Inside Opera
Discover the hidden world of opera, find out how it works and debate whether it’s still relevant today.
Forensic Evidence - a footwear casting
University of Strathclyde
Introduction to Forensic Science
Explore the methods underpinning forensic science, from crime scene investigation to reporting evidential value within a case.
Introduction to Frisian
University of Groningen
Introduction to Frisian
Learn to speak, write and understand the second official language of the Netherlands with this free introductory language course.
Election meeting in Dublin
Trinity College Dublin
Irish Lives in War and Revolution
Explore the lives of men, women and children living through war and revolution and social changes that made modern Ireland.
Management of Massive Data Managing Big Data with R and Hadoop
Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe (PRACE)
Managing Big Data with R and Hadoop
Learn how to manage and analyse big data using the R programming language and Hadoop programming framework.
Mosaic body maps
University of Cape Town
Medicine and the Arts
Explore the field of medical humanities - the intersection of the arts, humanities and healthcare - with this free online course.
Bullet riddled Red Cross ambulance
UNSW Canberra
Military Ethics
We explore the ethical responsibilities that weigh on military professionals, who are ‘managers of violence’.
RMIT University
Online Business: Pricing for Success
Discover why pricing is key to the success of your startup, with one of four courses in the Online Business Success program.
A surgeon and a process model
Eindhoven University of Technology
Process Mining in Healthcare
Learn how process mining can be used to turn healthcare data into valuable insights to improve patient care while reducing costs.
A crowd of protesters
University of Groningen
Religion and Conflict
Understand and analyse the role of religion in conflicts and peacebuilding in present-day societies, with this free online course.
A 3D digital model of the ancient city of Rome
University of Reading
Explore the architecture and history of Rome, walking around a 3D digital model of the ancient city, with this free online course.
Middlesex University Business School
Social Enterprise: Business Doing Good
Learn about the diverse world of social enterprise in this free online course from Middlesex University Business School.
Teaching Primary Science: a child looks at a model of earth and the wider Solar System
Royal Observatory Greenwich
Teaching Primary Science
Improve your knowledge of space science to help you deliver primary science lessons that are out of this world.
A city street showing silk shop and a book shop
Pompeu Fabra University Barcelona
The European Discovery of China
Explore Chinese history through the eyes of Western travellers, discoverers and missionaries, with this free online course.
The image is of a Nuclear power station at night, two cooling towers are in shot.
The Open University
Understanding Nuclear Power
Learn more about nuclear power, from the risks and benefits to the technology and its future, with this free online course.
children's hands under water spout with no water coming out
Colorado State University
Water Scarcity: Crisis and Response
Learn about water scarcity, exploring why some people don't have enough water, and solutions for ensuring enough water for all.
Ageing through time
University of Groningen
Why Do We Age? The Molecular Mechanisms of Ageing
Why do we age? Is there a limit to human lifespan? Can we prolong our lives? Find out with this free online course.
The word 'integrity' highlighted on a page to symbolise academic integrity
The University of Auckland
Academic Integrity
This course will explore academic integrity and how you can demonstrate it in your work, study and research at university.
Students reviewing academic writing for university study
University of Reading
An Intermediate Guide to Writing in English for University Study
Improve your academic English skills further, learning about critical analysis, using sources, avoiding plagiarism and more.
Blended Learning Essentials Digital Skills course 3 image
University of Leeds
Blended Learning Essentials: Developing Digital Skills
A course for the Vocational Education and Training sector to support the development of learners’ digital skills in the workplace.
National Tsing Hua University
Business Analytics Using Forecasting
Learn a scientific and practical approach for creating and evaluating forecasting solutions.
Iceberg melting in sunset
University of Bergen
Causes of Climate Change
Understand the physical processes behind climate variations in the past, present and future, with this free online course
image of bacteria under microscope causing human disease
University of Leeds
Causes of Human Disease: Understanding Causes of Disease
Learn the epidemiological methods used to understand the causes of diseases and how social factors influence their development.
UEA (University of East Anglia)
Clinical Supervision: Assessing and Providing Feedback
Explore workplace-based assessment methods and how to use them effectively in practice with this course for clinical supervisors.
Weather: a satellite image of clouds above the earth
University of Reading
Come Rain or Shine
Understand and explore the physical processes behind the weather
The University of Auckland
Data to Insight
A hands-on introduction to statistical data analysis and visualisation emphasizing key ideas and analytic tools.
Map of the world highlighting those countries affected by trachoma
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Eliminating Trachoma
Discover how communities and experts are joining together to end trachoma disease across 42 endemic countries by the year 2020.
University of Leeds
Environmental Challenges: Justice in Natural Resource Management
How do we ensure that the difficult decisions about the management of natural resources are just and fair for all?
A pile of various pill packets, representing drugs and medicines
University of Birmingham
Good Brain, Bad Brain: Drug Origins
Explore our past, present and future understanding of drugs with this online course. Where do drugs come from? How do they work?
Meat being analysed in a laboratory for signs of food fraud
UEA (University of East Anglia)
Identifying Food Fraud
An introduction to modern analytical science techniques and how they can be used to uncover food fraud.
Image of children ranging from very young to teenaged
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Improving the Health of Women, Children and Adolescents: from Evidence to Action
Consider the latest data, priorities and debates about the health of mothers, children and adolescents in this free online course.
Cancer cells
University of Bath
Inside Cancer
Understand how genetics influence the development and spread of cancer, with this free, introductory online course.
Economic Globalisation has impacts on our society
The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies
International Affairs: Globalisation
Explore the pressing topic of globalisation and how it affects economics, politics and society with this online course.
Factory robot arm holding a Perspex plate, blue and green digital background.
Queensland University of Technology
Introducing Robotics: Making Robots Move
The world needs people who understand how to get robots moving.
eFIRE: a businessman holding in his hands icons representing team members, surrounded by coloured flames.
Queensland University of Technology
Leadership Coaching through Turbulent Times
Use eFIRE, a coaching mindset and methodology, to make better leadership decisions in the face of a complex and challenging world.
Leadership for Healthcare Improvement and Innovation
The University of Warwick
Leadership for Healthcare Improvement and Innovation
This free online course will explore how leadership can influence strategic outcomes in healthcare organisations.
silhouettes of tall buildings, in front of silhouettes of five people wearing suits, on a pink background.
The Open University
Management and Leadership: Growing as a Manager
Explore the foundations of successful management with this free online course from The Open University and CMI.
case: bomb at a hospitaL
University of Bergen
Medical Peace Work
Learn about the vital role healthcare plays in violence prevention and peace-building both globally and locally
King's College London
Medicines Adherence: Understanding and Changing Patient Behaviour
Initiate and support behaviour change in patients with medicines adherence problems – not taking their medicines as prescribed.
New York Institute of Finance
Mergers and Acquisitions: Concepts and Theories
Get an introduction to mergers and acquisitions with this first course in a program from the New York Institute of Finance.
A pictorial representation of the effect of drugs, exercise and food on metabolism in man. The image suggests the combined effect of the genome, metabolites and the environment.
University of Birmingham
Discover how metabolomics is revolutionising our understanding of metabolism with this free online course.
Image of Zen garden with swirling sand patterns around rocks.  This image represents a free online course on Mindfulness for Wellbeing and Peak Performance.
Monash University
Mindfulness for Wellbeing and Peak Performance
Learn mindfulness techniques to reduce stress and improve your wellbeing and work/study performance in this free online course.
University of Wollongong
Preventing Childhood Obesity
Prevent childhood obesity by learning about healthy eating, physical activity, screen time and sleep for children under five.
A cityscape by night with a blue laser target and binary code laid over it.
Queensland University of Technology
Robotic Vision: Processing Images
How do computers process images? Learn about image processing and image features, and how robots can be programmed to see.
UEA (University of East Anglia)
The Role of Personal Assistants in Disability Support
Find out about the new role of personal assistants in disability support, and how to improve working relationships in the area.
Clock image showing the hands and gears
Purdue University
Time Management Strategies for Project Management
Develop your time management skills and discover time management strategies to ensure every project you manage runs smoothly.
Somebody completing an IELTS application form
British Council
Understanding IELTS
Improve your English and prepare for tests, such as IELTS reading, writing, speaking and listening, with this free online course.
Picture of pair of hands and insulin pen
University of Southampton
Understanding Insulin
Learn more about all things insulin: from how it works, to insulin types, to side effects and guidance on how to prescribe safely.
"Understanding Quantum Computers" as a title on the space image.
Keio University
Understanding Quantum Computers
Explore the key concepts of quantum computing and find out how it’s changing computer science with this introductory course.
UEA (University of East Anglia)
Using Infection Control to Combat Antimicrobial Resistance
Find out how effective infection control in health and social care can tackle the global risk of antimicrobial resistance.
UEA (University of East Anglia)
Using Personalized Medicine and Pharmacogenetics
Get to grips with pharmacogenetics and personalized medicine, so you can make informed treatment decisions.
Glasses with colour liquids in being use for a basic science experiment
The Open University
Basic Science: Understanding Experiments
Get an introduction to science-based skills through simple, exciting, hands-on physics, chemistry and biology experiments.
A picture of student assistant Rowanne and student assistant Jon
University of Groningen
Becoming a Student Assistant
Learn how to be professionally involved in teaching, support and governing of higher education institutions.
man and woman at desk with laptop, calculator and printed paper with table of numbers
The Open University
Bookkeeping for Personal and Business Accounting
Learn how to balance your books and develop the skills to manage finances in personal and business environments.
A group of business professionals communicating effectively
The Open University
Business Fundamentals: Effective Communication
Gain a practical grounding in communication to boost your personal effectiveness, save you time and reduce your stress levels.
Young man using a tablet
Digital Skills: Grow Your Career
Learn about how digital is changing the world of work, and how you can successfully grow your career in the digital age.
Young woman holding a mobile phone
Digital Skills: Social Media
Learn how to use social media for business, from creating a social media presence to measuring success.
A coin sits on top of a line graph on a piece of paper – a metaphor for financial planning
The Open University
Finance Fundamentals: Financial Planning and Budgeting
With household budgets feeling the pinch, find out how to bring order to your finances and make good financial decisions.
An ancient stone carving depicting a doctor treating a patient
The Open University
Health and Wellbeing in the Ancient World
Use literary and archaeological evidence to see how ancient Greeks and Romans approached health, well-being and societal issues.
A microscopic view of tissue, as used in histology and histopathology
The Open University
Get an introduction to histology – the study of anatomy at a microscopic level – and use histopathology to identify disease.
"Reading" by Sam Greenhalgh, on Flickr, Licensed under CC BY 2.0. Close up of an open paperback book, with a hand at the edge of the page to hold it open. Green leaves and sunlight in background.
The University of Edinburgh
How to Read a Novel
Get underneath the skin of a novel by understanding some of the main building blocks of modern fiction.
An image of the Orion star in the night sky
The Open University
In the Night Sky: Orion
Explore the night sky and improve your knowledge of astronomy, all through the constellation of Orion.
A tablet with learning-related icons
Cambridge Assessment English
Inside IELTS
Learn about the skills you need for IELTS Academic on this free course from Cambridge English, the producers of the test.
University of Oslo
Introduction to Norwegian
Learn to speak, write and understand basic Norwegian, with this free, four-week, introductory foreign language course.
The Open University
Listening and Presenting
Improve your listening and note-taking skills, plus your understanding of academic vocabulary, then create your own presentation.
Illustration of the liver inside the body
University of Birmingham
Liver Disease: Looking after Your Liver
Learn about how your liver works, ways to look after it and how liver damage is caused, studied and treated around the world.
Piggy banks of different sizes on a lawn, representing personal finances
The Open University
Managing My Money
Gain the skills to manage personal finances, including budgets, debts, investments, property purchases, pensions and insurance.
Darden School of Business, University of Virginia
Marketing Analytics
Learn the basics of marketing analytics and understand how to use data to ensure your marketing is effective.
A graphic showing cogs, speech bubbles and bank notes - a metaphor for customer relationship management in sales and marketing
The Open University
The Digital Economy: Selling Through Customer Insight
Uncover new perspectives on the role and behaviour of your customers, to enhance your sales and marketing.
An illustration of a table cloth laid with both food and drink and laboratory equipment – a metaphor for nutritional science
The Open University
The Science of Nutrition
Get an introduction to nutritional science. Explore the biology, chemistry and physics of food and how our bodies digest it.
Planet Earth connected by an abstract communications network extending into space
University of California, Berkeley
Transparent and Open Social Science Research
Explore the drivers of the social science credibility crisis and learn tools to make your own work more open and reproducible!
City at night with a map of the world superimposed, with dotted lines joining different points on the map
European University Institute (EUI)
Why do People Migrate? Theories
Explore theories about migration in greater depth and learn how migration is a constant phenomenon throughout human history.
Gram Negative Bacteria under the microscope
The British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy
Challenges in Antibiotic Resistance: Gram Negative Bacteria
This course by BSAC is for healthcare professionals managing infections. You will learn about Gram Negative Bacteria.
Eggs in a nest with one golden egg
The Open University
Challenging Wealth and Income Inequality
Explore the concerns about rising generational and economic inequality in developed countries, with this free online course.
UEA (University of East Anglia)
Clinical Supervision: Teaching and Facilitating Learning
Create a conducive learning environment and facilitate effective learning with this online course for clinical supervisors.
Chartered Institute of Building Academy
Construction Ethics and Compliance
Find out how to stay ethical, compliant and professional in the construction industry, with this free online course from the CIOB.
Corpus Linguistics
Lancaster University
Corpus Linguistics: Method, Analysis, Interpretation
Offers a practical introduction to the methodology of corpus linguistics for researchers in social sciences and humanities
a group of students on a staircase
Università per Stranieri di Siena (UniStraSi)
English for Academic Purposes
Develop the language skills you need to study in English and make the most of European student mobility programmes
University of Los Andes
Gabriel García Márquez
Identify the author’s contributions to world literature through the study of three of his obsessions: power, history and love.
University of Los Andes
Gabriel García Márquez
Identifique las contribuciones del autor a la literatura universal mediante el estudio de tres de sus grandes obsesiones.
An intra-oral digital dental photograph
University of Birmingham
Improving Your Image
Learn how to achieve consistent and excellent results in all aspects of dental photography with this free online course.
Introduction to Korean
Hanyang University
Introduction to Korean
Get an introduction to the language and culture of Korea, with this online Korean course from Hanyang University in Seoul.
Takehiro Sasaki, guide to the collections.
Keio University
Japanese Culture Through Rare Books
Explore the important roles that books have played in the cultural history of Japan.
The Open University
Modern Empowerment in the Workplace
The 21st century is transforming the workplace. Explore the role of human resources (HR) in this modern empowerment era.
A human left looks at a goat right, in the backdrop the abstract globe of the earth
University of Basel
One Health
Become familiar with One Health, a promising concept, and the effective solutions it provides for urgent health problems.
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University of Liverpool
Physiology: the Science of Life
Get an introduction to human physiology and the amazing systems in our bodies that keep us alive.
The course image for Start Writing Fiction. A pen and pencil sit on an open notebook with a coffee and an iPad close at hand, ready to start writing.
The Open University
Start Writing Fiction
This hands-on course helps you to get started with your own fiction writing, focusing on the central skill of creating characters.
An explosion of coloured powder
National Chiao Tung University
Using Creative Problem Solving
Learn how to solve everyday problems using creativity with this online course about hands-on creative problem solving.
Young girl with her head in her hands
UEA (University of East Anglia)
Youth Mental Health
Get an introduction to managing anxiety disorders in teenagers, with a course ideal for teachers and healthcare professionals.
Scampi is a 28 gram walking robot created by Robotics student Rory Mangles and is mostly made of paperclips.
University of Reading
Begin Robotics
Explore the history, anatomy and intelligence of robots with this free online course. Test drive robots using exciting simulations
Photo showing the green wall of the University of Leicester Passivhaus Centre for Medicine
University of Leicester
Concepts in Sustainable Development
Explore some of the key issues in sustainability, tackling the big questions with examples from around the world.
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University of Groningen
European Culture and Politics
Learn about the link between identity, culture and politics in the construction of contemporary Europe.
Human brain X-ray scan
University of Birmingham
Good Brain, Bad Brain: Basics
What do we know and what are we discovering about the form and function of the human brain? Find out with this online course.
Trinity College Dublin
Improving Health Assessments for People with an Intellectual Disability
Learn how to improve healthcare for people with intellectual disabilities with this course for healthcare professionals.
Abstract plaatje van wezens met psychische problemen
University of Groningen
Jongeren en hun psychische gezondheid
Wat zijn veelvoorkomende psychische problemen, wat kun je eraan doen en hoe verbeter je je psychische gezondheid?
Rembrandt's Anatomic lesson by Dr Deijman
University of Groningen
Language Testing during Awake Brain Surgery
Discover the importance and the process of language testing during awake brain surgery.
Lead educator Muriel teaching language in a classroom at the whiteboard
The British Film Institute (BFI)
Short Film in Language Teaching
Find out how teaching with short film can bring alive the learning of languages and introduce rich cultural content to lessons.
Supercomputing by PRACE
Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe (PRACE)
Discover how supercomputers work and the real-life scientific breakthroughs made possible by today’s computer simulations.
The University of Nottingham
The Qur'an Between Judaism and Christianity
The relationship of the Qur'an with the Jewish and the Christian tradition teaches us much about Judaism, Christianity and Islam
Piles of coins
SOAS University of London
Understanding Public Financial Management
How do governments acquire and spend public money? Take a fresh look at public financial management with this free online course.
Two refugees, one male, one female sitting in a makeshift classroom looking at writing on a board
Cambridge Assessment English
Volunteering with Refugees
This course aims to help volunteers understand how they can best support the linguistic and social needs of refugees.
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University of Groningen
Young People and their Mental Health
What are the most common mental health problems, what can you do about them and how do you improve your mental health?
Bioprinting: body parts and implants created by 3D printing biomaterials
University of Wollongong
Bioprinting: 3D Printing Body Parts
Discover how biomaterials and 3D printing collide, to create revolutionary, bioprinted body parts, with this free online course.
The Open University
Business Fundamentals: Customer Engagement
Learn how to design your activities to engage customers through relationships instead of a one-off sale.
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University of Glasgow
Cancer in the 21st Century
Discover how genetics is revolutionising the detection and treatment of cancer, with this free online course.
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The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts
Cantonese Opera
Interested in Cantonese opera? Join us in an exploration of this artform from the Backstage to the Stage.
New Worker Art Troupe performing
City University of Hong Kong
Discovering Socially Engaged Art in Contemporary China
Find out about inspiring projects created by Chinese artists to address important social issues, with this free online course.
The Open University
Finance Fundamentals: Investment Theory and Practice
Explore the links between investment theory and practice. Examine investment strategies and performance. How do experts manage?
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Girls' Day School Trust
Girls' Education
How can teachers help close the gender gap? Get guidance on helping girls achieve their potential with this free online course.
The heart
University of Reading
Heart Health
Learn more about how your heart works, the causes of heart disease and how to keep your heart healthy with this free online course
Learn to Code Electronic Music Tools course image: a sound synthesizer user interface with various controls
Goldsmiths, University of London
Learn to Code Electronic Music Tools with Javascript
This course shows you how to build sound synthesizers and drum machines that run in your web browser using Javascript.
The University of Auckland
Logical and Critical Thinking
Improve your logical and critical thinking skills in this free online course. Identify common obstacles to effective thinking.
Managing Behaviour for Learning
National STEM Learning Centre
Managing Behaviour for Learning
Maintain discipline and transform your classroom with this CPD for teachers to improve student behaviour and support learning.
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University of Leicester
People Studying People
Explore the value of ethical thinking for research, using an ethical appraisal framework to develop and evaluate studies.
Università per Stranieri di Siena (UniStraSi)
Studying in Italian - Language and Literature
Study Language and Literature in Italian and develop the skills you need when you take part in a European student mobility program
The Open University
The Digital Economy: Finance for Business Growth
Learn how to develop a funding strategy for your business; explore different types of finance and learn when, and how, to use them
The Open University
The Science of Nuclear Energy
Discover the science behind nuclear energy and its role in energy provision in the past, present and future.
Image of women marching for women's rights
University of Strathclyde
Understanding Violence Against Women
Learn how to challenge attitudes that lead to violence against women and develop your knowledge of this human rights issue.
The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts
Thoughts about food choices
Purdue University
Brain and Behavior: Regulating Body Weight
Explore the environmental and biological factors that influence our appetite and food choices, and regulate our body weight.
Sunrise over the Earth
University of Exeter
Climate Change: The Science
Learn about the science of climate change, the risks it poses and how human activity is changing our world.
Young woman using a tablet
Digital Skills: Digital Marketing
Learn about some of the different digital marketing strategies and techniques that are available for businesses to use.
Laptop and printed documents displaying graphs and statistics
Digital Skills: Web Analytics
Learn about the role of analytics in business, the types of analytics and techniques used and why they are important.
Nurse writing notes
Coventry University
Healthcare Research
Discover how to conduct and evaluate healthcare research, and use your findings to inform best practice and guidelines.
A needle artificially inseminating an egg
UCL (University College London)
Making Babies in the 21st Century
Explores the new reproductive technologies, the opportunities they provide, and the profound social challenges they pose.
Nurse preparing syringe
Coventry University
Nursing in Crisis? Exploring Current Challenges
Explore the key issues affecting nurses' job satisfaction and practice today - from stress to changing roles and healthcare needs.
The American South
Northumbria University Institute of the Humanities
The American South
Explore the fascinating history and culture of the American South from colonial times to the 21st century.
Endurance training - cyclist with gas analysers
The University of Kent
The Science of Endurance Training and Performance
Learn about the science behind endurance sports training and performance, including effective preparation and rehabilitation.
University of Strathclyde
Understanding Modern Business and Organisations
Learn how knowledge, technology, ethics and globalisation affect businesses today, with this free online course for graduates.
UEA (University of East Anglia)
An Introduction to Screenwriting
This online course explores the key concepts and fundamental principles involved in the process of screenwriting.
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City University of Hong Kong
Foundation of Innovation and Entrepreneurship in China
Discover how Chinese culture influences discovery, creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship with this free online course.
A living ecosystem
The Open University
Introduction to Ecosystems
Gain an understanding of the natural world, how the web of life works, with illustrations from around the world.
Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU)
Introduction to Quantitative Investing
Learn basics of financial economics and try its real life application using financial data and programming.
An illustration of the words science, learning, teaching and assessment
National STEM Learning Centre
Assessment for Learning in STEM Teaching
Get to grips with Assessment for Learning with one of three courses for teachers from the National STEM Learning Centre.
Pregnant woman holding a red apple.
Monash University
Food as Medicine: Fertility and Pregnancy
Help your patients use foods and nutrition to assist in conceiving and achieving good pregnancy outcomes.
A photograph of cherries, apricots, tomatoes, tape measure and cutlery neatly placed on a large leaf.
Monash University
Food as Medicine: Talking about Weight
Help your patients use foods and nutrition to assist them in achieving their weight management outcomes.
A room with computer server racks with lots of small flashing lights
Dublin City University
High Performance Computing in the Cloud
Understand the benefits and challenges of using cloud computing for high performance computing (HPC) workloads.
Dublin City University
Irish 101
Get an introduction to Ireland’s culture by learning the basics of the Irish language.
Colorado State University
Positive Parenting After Separation
Get practical help and advice on parenting after a divorce or separation with this online course.
Complex and Uncertain
University of Groningen
Decision Making in a Complex and Uncertain World
This course will teach you the first principles of complexity, uncertainty and how to make decisions in a complex world.
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European Space Agency
Earth Observation from Space
Discover how optical Earth observation data is gathered and used in this free online course from the European Space Agency (ESA).
A suspect in a police line-up
The Open University
Forensic Psychology
Discover how psychology can help obtain evidence from eyewitnesses in police investigations and prevent miscarriages of justice.
A collage of performing musicians.
University of Oslo
Music Moves
Learn about the psychology of music and movement, and how researchers study music-related movements, with this free online course.
Stethoscope on charts
University of Bath
Quality Improvement in Healthcare
Explore new and better ways of organising health and social care services, to improve quality, with this free online course.
Two people discuss cancer prevention and their health
Cancer Research UK
Talking About Cancer: Reducing Risk, Early Detection and Mythbusting
1 in 2 people will develop cancer in their lifetime. At Cancer Research UK we want to get people talking about cancer and health.
Poster for The science of medicines - a gentleman studies a bottle of green pills
Monash University
The Science of Medicines
Learn the science behind how and why medicines work, and what can improve patient's treatment, with this free online course.
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British Council
Becoming a Better Teacher
Grow your skills as a teacher and learn more about professional development for teachers with this online course.
Millicent Fawcett, President of the National Union of Women’s Suffrage Societies, addressing a crowd in Hyde Park in 1913. The banner behinds Mrs Fawcett reads ‘Law-Abiding Suffragists’.
Royal Holloway, University of London
Beyond the Ballot
Explore the campaign for women’s right to vote and its impact on women’s rights and equality to the present day.
University of Leeds
Blended Learning Essentials: Embedding Practice
This is the second part of a course for the Vocational Education and Training sector to promote effective use of blended learning.
Udaipur Market
Université Libre de Bruxelles
Commercialization of Social Enterprises
Find out how to avoid mission drift when transitioning a social enterprise or microfinance venture into a for-profit organisation.
Laptop and shopping trolley
Digital Skills: Retail
Discover the impact digital is having on the retail industry and what it means for you.
Person using a mobile phone
Digital Skills: User Experience
Learn about why user experience (UX) is important, the research and design basics, and the tools and testing techniques used in UX
Ayr Kirk Session minute marking the end of 1689
University of Glasgow
Early Modern Scottish Palaeography
Travel back in time through Scottish history by examining early modern Scottish handwriting.
The Pennsylvania State University
Energy, the Environment and Our Future
Learn where we get our energy from today and why we need to change our energy system now, to avoid future changes to our climate.
The view out of an aeroplane window: teaching English as a foreign language (TEFL) is a great way to see the world
Cambridge Assessment English
Exploring the World of English Language Teaching
Learn what teaching English as a foreign language (TEFL) involves. Explore the opportunities to teach English abroad or at home.
Extinctions logo with humans looking up at the tree of life in the sky
University of Cape Town
Discover the diversity of life on earth, the impacts of five past mass extinctions and the prospect of a sixth extinction today.
A photograph of a conductor’s hand over the notation of a musical score
The Open University
From Notation to Performance: Understanding Musical Scores
Find out how musicians turn the notation of a musical score into a memorable performance. Change how you listen to music.
Image of military personnel
University of Bath
From State Control to Remote Control
Explore the impact and ethics of using drones, special ops units and private security firms, with this free online course.
Genealogy: a lady looks at a tombstone in a graveyard while researching her family tree
University of Strathclyde
Genealogy: Researching Your Family Tree
Develop an understanding of genealogy – how to research your family tree and communicate the results – in this free online course.
Big Data
Purdue University
Introduction to R for Data Science
Discover big data: work with airline data to learn the fundamentals of the R platform.
English country house
The University of Sheffield
Literature of the English Country House
A journey through the literature of English country houses from the time of Thomas More to Oscar Wilde
A crowd of people, including doctors, police officers, fire fighters and teachers, highlighting the sectors that public financial management affects
The Open University
Managing Public Money
Explore and understand how you can manage public money effectively to create and demonstrate value for citizens.
Raspberry Pi Foundation
Object-oriented Programming in Python
Learn object-oriented programming principles by creating your own text-based adventure game in Python.
 Células vistas bajo un microscopio
University of Dundee
Optimización del uso de antimicrobianos
Entender la resistencia a los antibióticos, y cómo la administración antimicrobiana puede ralentizar o reducirla, con este curso
Raspberry Pi and LEDs
Raspberry Pi Foundation
Teaching Physical Computing with Raspberry Pi and Python
Create simple systems that respond to and control the physical world using the Raspberry Pi and Python.
Child learning to code
Raspberry Pi Foundation
Teaching Programming in Primary Schools
Understand key programming concepts and apply them using Scratch, with this introductory course for primary or K-5 teachers.
An image with two sides, one with a black and white hospital ward, the other a woman running on a sunny boardwalk.
Trinity College Dublin
Exercise Prescription for the Prevention and Treatment of Disease
Learn how physical exercise can help patients including those with cardiovascular disease, mental health problems and cancer.
A person's arm pointing to a diagram
Darden School of Business, University of Virginia
Fundamentals of Project Planning and Management
Learn the basics of project planning and management so you can run effective projects at work or in daily life.
University of Padova
Advanced Precalculus
Explore advanced precalculus topics and gain the mathematical knowledge and skills required to take a first course in calculus.
A group of business professionals networking effectively
The Open University
Business Fundamentals: Effective Networking
Learn how to build and sustain your network to enhance your professional relationships and open up career opportunities.
Smart phones
Digital Skills: Mobile
Learn about mobile design, development and creating mobile experiences, as well as bigger concepts related to mobile technology.
Filmmaking: a female cinematographer changing the lens on the camera
National Film and Television School
Explore Filmmaking
Learn from award-winning filmmakers about how films get from script to screen with this course from the NFTS and BFI Film Academy.
A coin sits on top of a line graph on a piece of paper – a metaphor for managing finances.
The Open University
Finance Fundamentals: Managing the Household Balance Sheet
Explore household assets (investments, property and pensions) and liabilities (debts). Find out how to manage each effectively.
Scan of the human brain being used to diagnose Parkinson's disease
University of Birmingham
Good Brain, Bad Brain: Parkinson's Disease
Learn the fundamentals of Parkinson's disease with this online course. What causes it and what we can do to treat it?
A mother holds her daughter while a doctor checks the child with a stethoscope
University of Dundee
Tackling Inequalities Through Health and Social Care Design
This course will explore what inequalities are and how they can be reduced through health and social care.
Teaching Your Subject in English | Cambridge English
Cambridge Assessment English
Teaching Your Subject in English
Build your confidence to use English effectively to teach subjects such as Maths, Science or History with this online course.
The Open University
The Digital Economy: Success Through Market Segmentation
Explore how and why market segmentation can be used to improve customer satisfaction and business performance.
A photograph of a pregnant woman’s stomach painted to look like a globe, representing the lottery of birth
The Open University
The Lottery of Birth
Birth is a lottery. Find out how your life chances are influenced by where, when and to whom you are born.
A playful image of an older woman, a teenager and young girl having fun hula hooping in a back garden next to a swimming pool.
The University of Sheffield
Exploring Play
Understanding the nature and value of play through the course of our lives, across cultures and communities.
How to Write a Literature Review
University of Wollongong
Research Writing
Learn how to write a strong literature review with this course designed for research students, at any level, in any discipline.
An image of a human head created using statistical shape modelling
University of Basel
Statistical Shape Modelling
Learn the technology of modelling, as used in computational face recognition or in surgeries, with this free online course.
A chart showing investments such as stocks and shares rising and falling
The Open University
Managing My Investments
Gain the skills to manage your investments. Find out how to analyse portfolio risk and plan your pension.
The Open University
Writing an Academic Essay
Improve your academic reading, vocabulary and study skills and gain confidence in writing academic essays in English.
An illustration showing different types of renewable energy, captured inside a bulb
The Open University
Elements of Renewable Energy
Learn how sustainable energy from the Greek elements – Earth, Air, Fire and Water – can replace fossil fuels and nuclear power.
More Data Mining with Weka
The University of Waikato
More Data Mining with Weka
Learn more about practical data mining, including how to deal with large data sets. Use advanced techniques to mine your own data.
Girls soccer team with their coach in a huddle
Deakin University
The Self-aware Coach
Find out why self-awareness is so important in coaching and leadership, and learn strategies to apply to your own practice.
Thermodynamics in energy engineering
Hanyang University
Thermodynamics in Energy Engineering
Understand the basic thermodynamic principles widely used in many engineering fields: temperature, free energy and entropy.
An illustration of the words science, learning, teaching and assessment
National STEM Learning Centre
Differentiating for Learning in STEM Teaching
Explore and use Differentiating for Learning with one of three courses for teachers from the National STEM Learning Centre.
Reading in the Digital Age: an illustration of two hands, holding and operating a Kindle e-book reader.
University of Basel
Literature in the Digital Age
Learn new ways of interpreting literary texts, from time-tested methods to computer-assisted practices such as distant reading.