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Understand antibiotic resistance, and how antimicrobial stewardship can slow down or reduce it, with this free online course
Get to grips with Assessment for Learning with one of three courses for teachers from the National STEM Learning Centre.
Find out how to avoid mission drift when transitioning a social enterprise or microfinance venture into a for-profit organisation.
Explore 15th century England through archaeology, history and literature. Learn more about Richard III’s discovery and reburial.
Improve your English language skills by looking at the life and works of William Shakespeare and his enduring popularity.
Identifique las contribuciones del autor a la literatura universal mediante el estudio de tres de sus grandes obsesiones.
Identify the author’s contributions to world literature through the study of three of his obsessions: power, history and love.
This free three week course provides the tools you need to succeed at interviews and land your dream job or course place.
Learn to speak, write and understand basic Dutch, with this free, three-week, introductory foreign language course.
Learn about the UK Parliament with this free online course - explore the work of Parliament and find out how it’s evolving.
Learn how climate change, technology and regulation are changing modern building design and professional practice in construction.
Explore the value of ethical thinking for research, using an ethical appraisal framework to develop and evaluate studies.
Gain the tips, tools and confidence to talk about cancer prevention with this free online course from Cancer Research UK.
Gain a unique insight into dementia through the stories, symptoms and science behind four less common diagnoses.
Explore what it means to communicate in multiple languages in a variety of contexts, and discover your inner translator.
Get an introduction to studying archaeology, exploring exciting discoveries in the Vale of Pewsey, near to Stonehenge and Avebury.
Identify your key strengths and skills, and learn how to sell them and yourself.
Understand the ins and outs of the sharing economy looking at its problems and opportunities with the free online course.
Understand the importance of value-driven process thinking in today’s dynamic business environment.
This course is designed to enhance the supervision skills of clinical and educational supervisors of trainee doctors.
Learn how companies like Apple, Facebook and Google use information as a competitive edge and how you can use the same principles.
Discover what common cyber threats and attacks face small and medium enterprises, and what you can do to prevent them.
Discover practical data mining and learn to mine your own data using the popular Weka workbench.
Explore the latest research with experienced clinicians to understand the causes, types and treatments of diabetes.
Learn the basic principles and approaches to responding to humanitarian emergencies with this free online course.
With chemistry providing us an endless amount of possibilities, what would you choose to develop?
Learn to recognise & treat the commonest medical & minor trauma conditions affecting children with this short, free online course.
Complexity in nature arises from a myriad of simple interactions. How can this lead to an unpredictable dynamism?
Explore the anatomy of the human abdomen and understand its clinical importance.
Learn how Global Systems Science can inform and model the impact of social, economic, political and environmental policy making.
Discover the incredible world of 'the Hobbit' as modern archaeological science uncovers secrets hidden in time.
Learn how to achieve consistent and excellent results in all aspects of dental photography with this free online course.
Initiate and support behaviour change in patients with medicines adherence problems – not taking their medicines as prescribed.
Learn about personalised medicine and the impact that our enhanced understanding of genetics has on modern medicine and society.
Improve your mathematical confidence and gain the skills to pass employers’ numeracy tests with this free online course.
Understand and analyze the role of religion in conflicts and peacebuilding in present-day societies, with this free online course.
Learn how to turn your social enterprise ideas into action in this free online course from Middlesex University Business School.
How can you tap into social media conversations, and discover what’s being said about the things that matter to you?
Discover how supercomputers work and the real-life scientific breakthroughs made possible by today’s computer simulations.
Understand how new technologies can make supply chains more sustainable and learn how to deal with today's trends.
Learn how to use systems and complexity thinking to address a variety of social, managerial and policy problems.
Look at lessons, courses and resources with this continuing professional development course for English language teachers.
Learn the science behind how and why medicines work, and what can improve patient's treatment, with this free online course.
What is distinctive about leadership in the public sphere? Find out more about what it takes to lead public service organizations.
Learn about the role of clinical bioinformaticians in healthcare and how their work is helping to realise the genomics revolution.
Understand the principles of electrocardiography and learn a step-by-step approach to the ECG test, with this free online course.
Learn how sustainable energy from the Greek elements – Earth, Air, Fire and Water – can replace fossil fuels and nuclear power.
This course for learners of English helps you with the language you need to find a job and successfully function in the workplace.
Explore the role of food in health. Apply nutrition science to guide you on using food as medicine for you and your family.
How can teachers help close the gender gap? Get guidance on helping girls achieve their potential with this free online course.
An introduction to modern analytical science techniques and how they can be used to uncover food fraud.
Het recht regelt vrijwel alle aspecten van het leven. Deze cursus gaat in op de vraag wat recht is en waar je het kunt vinden.
Learn new ways of interpreting literary texts, from time-tested methods to computer-assisted practices such as distant reading.
This free online course is designed to help teachers develop and deliver outstanding physical education (PE) lessons.
Explore the architecture and history of Rome, walking around a 3D digital model of the ancient city, with this free online course.
Learn how to become an effective pharmacy preceptor, exploring the qualities a great preceptor needs.
Explore how shopping has changed with this course that demystifies the new world of omni-channel for shoppers and supply-chain.
Delve into the lives of children and discuss the potential benefits and limitations of technology in their lives.
This three-week free online course explores practical cyber security including privacy online, payment safety and security at home
What can we learn about Earth, and other planets in and beyond our solar system, by studying their atmospheres?
Discover how very young children learn English as an additional language and how you can help them progress.
War and conflict can severely disrupt the governance of the environment. What is the impact on both people and the environment?
Understand the importance of copyright and learn its history, from the Renaissance to the Internet, with this free online course.
Discover the diversity of life on earth, the impacts of five past mass extinctions and the prospect of a sixth extinction today.
Discover how psychology can help obtain evidence from eyewitnesses in police investigations and prevent miscarriages of justice.
Consider the latest data, priorities and debates about the health of mothers, children and adolescents in this free online course.
Learn basics of financial economics and try its real life application using financial data and programming.
In the third Italian for Beginners course, learn how to talk about your daily life and your leisure activities.
In this sixth Italian for Beginners course, learn to book holiday accommodation and order a meal.
Learn how to manage and analyse big data using the R programming language and Hadoop programming framework.
Learn how to manage innovation guided by experts from IBM and Leeds University Business School.
Gain the skills to manage your investments: analyse portfolio risk and plan your pension, with this free online course.
Learn how occupational health can reduce illnesses or injuries caused by working conditions, with this free online course.
Understand how to find and retain the most valuable customers with one of four courses in the Online Business Success program.
Together with the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, Professor Jonathan Bate explores Shakespeare, his works and the world he lived in.
Learn about soils, the variety of life they contain and how humans impact this fragile system, with this free online course.
Learn to talk about daily life, what you do during the day and when things happen in the third Spanish for Beginners course.
Discover why the stereoscope and stereo photography mesmerised Victorians when they first appeared at 1851’s Great Exhibition.
Experience the world’s first international age, 3,500 years ago in the ancient Near East, with this free online course.
Investigate links between economics and politicians with Sir Vince Cable and leading economists at the University of Nottingham.
Find out how to use data science to deliver better outcomes for your students. Join this free online course from AACTE.
Find out how parents and caregivers influence children’s minds, from conception through infancy, with this free online course.
Develop an understanding of some of the approaches involved in caring for vulnerable children, with this free online course.
This course is a hands-on introduction to statistical data analysis that emphasises fundamental concepts and practical skills.
A course for carers, to help you stay connected to loved ones, manage stress at home and defuse difficult situations.
Explore the role that the Royal Air Force played in the Cold War through the collections of the RAF Museums at Hendon and Cosford.
What do we know and what are we discovering about the form and function of the human brain? Find out with this online course.
Learn to appreciate, adjust to, and work or study in different cultures, with this free online intercultural communication course.
Learn to speak, write and understand the second official language of the Netherlands with this free introductory language course.
Learn the international politics of Asia-Pacific with a focus on the United States, China, Japan, North Korea, and South Korea
Explore different methods to defend, deter and detect attacks on your business’s systems, with this free network security course.
Find ideas from your suppliers, competitors or customers and develop them for competitive advantage with this free online course.
Explore the exciting subjects within life sciences and the rewarding careers that studying life sciences at university lead to.
How do addictions develop? How are they best treated and prevented?
Explore these key questions with this free online course.
Learn how to design your activities to engage customers through relationships instead of a one-off sale.
Gain a practical grounding in communication to boost your personal effectiveness, save you time and reduce your stress levels.
Get an introduction to how HR, specifically Green HR, can help create a business that’s environmentally friendly.
Explore the concerns about rising generational and economic inequality in developed countries, with this free online course.
Learn the theory and practice of concurrent programming in Erlang, through practical exercises and suggested projects.
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.
Understand the problems cities face and learn how they can be resolved with ethical solutions.
Learn how physical exercise can help patients including those with cardiovascular disease, mental health problems and cancer.
This course for learners of English looks at British culture and examines English in use to help you improve your language skills.
With household budgets feeling the pinch this course shows how to bring order to your finances and make good financial decisions.
Explore the links between investment theory and practice. Examine investment strategies and performance. How do experts manage?
Learn about how the Internet of Things can help people aging well with this free online course.
Develop a business plan and build a team with one of two courses in the Management and Leadership program.
Determining the most appropriate technological resources for children with autism and/or intellectual (learning) disabilities.
Learn how to grow a sustainable social enterprise in this free online course from Middlesex University Business School.
Learn how to develop a funding strategy for your business; explore different types of finance and learn when, and how, to use them
Uncover new perspectives on the role and behaviour of your customers.
Explore the environmental and biological factors that influence our appetite and food choices, and regulate our body weight.
Learn how to apply climate change leadership in your business, municipality or organization, with this free online course.
Join this free online course to find out how inclusive education can work, especially where resources are limited.
Learn about central aspects of multilingualism in today's globalised societies, such as cognition, policies and education.
Explore Japanese subcultures and learn about their history from the 1970s to today.
Learn how to be professionally involved in teaching, support and governing of higher education institutions.
Understand how to communicate complex information to lay audiences and develop your professional communication skills.
Discover how communities and experts are joining together to end trachoma disease across 42 endemic countries by the year 2020.
Explore the role of football in the world today - including finances, clubs, nations and rivalries - with this free online course.
Understand the emerging discipline of translational medicine and the process of taking research from ‘benchside’ to ‘bedside'.
Discover why pricing is key to the success of your startup, with one of four courses in the Online Business Success program.
Understand what makes message persuasive and learn how to develop more persuasive messaging for PR, marketing and advertising.
Find out how to make the most of your time at university and ensure you have the skills and experience graduate employers want.
Social Businesses are designed to improve society. In this course you will learn the main concepts to design a Social Business.
Understand learners, policy and practice with this continuing professional development course for English language teachers.
Chart the history of royal food in the splendour of royal palaces.
Understand antibiotic resistance and what actions are needed to address this increasingly serious global health threat
An introduction to public health and wider responses to high-risk biological agent events, epidemics and bioterrorism.
Gain practical tools and theoretical insights to help dyslexic students learn second languages, with this free online course.
Learn how economic analyses can help us better understand crime problems that we face.
Why do children get a better start to life in some countries than in others? What can we learn from the best performing countries?
In the fourth Italian for Beginners course, learn to talk about your likes, dislikes and preferences.
Learn about the science behind having a liver transplant with this free online course from the Centre for Liver Research.
Maintain discipline and transform your classroom with one of three courses for teachers from the National STEM Learning Centre.
This free online course will explore multilingual education and how it can impact and improve education and even wider society.
Learn how to talk about your hobbies and free time, and your likes and dislikes in the fourth Spanish for Beginners course.
Explore how healthcare professionals work in partnership with people with long-term conditions in this free online course.
Learn the techniques of Engineering Mechanics, use them to interpret experiments and apply them to design.
An introduction to some key concepts in the effective teaching and learning of languages.
Discover Hong Kong, its people, culture and customs with this free online course using 360° video and virtual reality.
Change the way you see World War 1 as you explore stories of hope, suffering and loss from newly released historical archives.
This is the second part of a course for the Vocational Education and Training sector to promote effective use of blended learning.
Learn the fundamentals of Parkinson's disease with this online course. What causes it and what we can do to treat it?
Work with airline data to learn the fundamentals of the R platform.
Learn about the vital role healthcare plays in violence prevention and peace-building both globally and locally
Understand how social media is used in healthcare, to improve communication and information sharing, with this free online course.
Find out how measuring and promoting wellbeing can make people, organisations and society more focused, considerate and effective.
Find out how staying happy, healthy, socially-connected and active can help you age successfully, with this free online course.
Build your confidence to use English effectively to teach subjects such as Maths, Science or History with this free online course.
Want to be an engineer or scientist? Lack mathematical confidence? Learn to think mathematically and explore essential concepts.
Get off to a great start in your new job by learning the essential skills to succeed in a global workplace.
Software and data make the world go round. Learn programming, to analyse and visualise open data, with this free online course.
Learn to make maps and analyze geographic patterns using the latest geographic information systems (GIS) and cartographic tools.
Discover the science behind the Zika outbreak to understand how it is spread and can be controlled.
Explore the impact of social media on the world and learn how to put it to good use in everyday life.
Discover the science behind nuclear energy and its role in energy provision in the past, present and future.
Gain the basic skills to manage all phases of project lifecycles effectively, using the most appropriate methods and tools.
Explore the UK financial services landscape, how financial firms and their products are regulated and how consumers are protected.
Ensure that alternative care is a necessary, suitable and positive experience for children, with this free online course.
Take a journey around the UK financial marketplace: how has it changed following the financial crisis and subsequent reforms?
Understand how digital marketing can help your startup with one of four courses in the Online Business Success program.
Learn how to manage supply chains effectively in the digital era.
Learn life-saving skills to treat choking, burns, wounds or cardiac arrest in children through this free online first aid course.
Discover the mechanics behind the natural and man-made structures that make up our world with this free online course.
Learn how to make phone calls, book accommodation, shop for food and get things done in the fifth Spanish for Beginners course.
Explore 21st-century skills, ICT and multilingual approaches with this English language teaching professional development course.
Discover the power of Open Data and learn how you can use it to transform business.
Explore the history, anatomy and intelligence of robots with this free online course. Test drive robots using exciting simulations
Explore our past, present and future understanding of drugs with this online course. Where do drugs come from? How do they work?
Explore the intriguing world of film production and find out about the complexities of development, distribution and finance.
Get an introduction to histology – the study of anatomy at a microscopic level – and find out how it is used to identify disease.
Explore the science behind what you eat with this free online course.
This course explains how you can use numbers to describe the natural world and make sense of everything from atoms to oceans.
This hands-on course introduces you to science-based skills through simple and exciting physics, chemistry and biology experiments
How do we ensure that the difficult decisions about the management of natural resources are just and fair for all?
This free online course will explain how you can study online without putting the rest of your life on hold.
Learn basic Java programming by developing a simple mobile game that you can run on your computer, Android phone, or tablet.
Understand how we can balance human needs with caring for the planet with this free online course about climate change.
Learn about the role of books in the relationship between the cultures of Japan and China, with this free online course.