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Understand antibiotic resistance, and how antimicrobial stewardship can slow down or reduce it, with this free online course
Explore the role of the state in regulating criminal behaviour and the parts played by those in the criminal justice system.
Explore 15th century England through archaeology, history and literature. Learn more about Richard III’s discovery and reburial.
Get an introduction to the language and culture of Korea, with this online Korean course from Hanyang University in Seoul.
In the fifth Italian for Beginners course, learn to ask for information on trains and buy train tickets.
Explore and solve encrypted maths puzzles, in which numbers are replaced by letters or symbols, with this free online course.
Explore the development of new energy technologies and discover key energy challenges with this online course.
Learn about the impact of technology on society. Explore the philosophy of technology and mediation theory, focused on design.
Discover the science behind the Zika outbreak to understand how it is spread and can be controlled.
How can you discover what’s being said about the things that matter to you on social media platforms, including Twitter?
Learn how to make phone calls, book accommodation, shop for food and get things done in the fifth Spanish for Beginners course.
This course will explore what inequalities are and how they can be reduced through health and social care.
Explore 21st-century skills, ICT and multilingual approaches with this English language teaching professional development course.
Improve your English and prepare for tests, such as IELTS reading, writing, speaking and listening, with this free online course.
Discover the power of Open Data and learn how you can use it to transform business.
Delve into the seedy underbelly of the art world, looking at smuggling, theft, fakes, and fraud, with this free online course.
Get an introduction to basic first aid, including how to help someone who is choking, with this first aid course
Explore the history, anatomy and intelligence of robots with this free online course. Test drive robots using exciting simulations
Find out how to stay ethical, compliant and professional in the construction industry, with this free online course from the CIOB.
Develop the language skills you need to study in English and make the most of European student mobility programmes
Learn how Global Systems Science can inform and model the impact of social, economic, political and environmental policy making.
Explore our past, present and future understanding of drugs with this online course. Where do drugs come from? How do they work?
Discover what healthcare was like in ancient Greece and the Roman world with this free online course.
How can we talk more effectively in the workplace? This course introduces linguistic techniques to enhance business communication.
Learn how to achieve consistent and excellent results in all aspects of dental photography with this free online course.
Explore the barriers experienced by disabled students and learn how to overcome these barriers through inclusive practices.
The world needs people who understand how to get robots moving.
Learn to improve the performance, coverage and capacity of radio access networks (RAN) with experienced Amdocs engineers.
Learn how climate change, technology and regulation are changing modern building design and professional practice in construction.
Learn how palliative care is managed in Europe and find out about best practice in delivering integrated palliative care
Learn about the diverse world of social enterprise in this free online course from Middlesex University Business School.
Study Language and Literature in Italian and develop the skills you need when you take part in a European student mobility program
Learn how to use systems and complexity thinking to address a variety of social, managerial and policy problems.
Learn how IoT works, and how to create a successful product or company using it, with this online course.
Gain a unique insight into dementia through the stories, symptoms and science behind four less common diagnoses.
How can we support those who are marginalised and excluded from education? Does education for all, mean all?
Improve your understanding of depression and anxiety and find out more about an effective and evidence-based treatment: CBT
Learn more about all things insulin: from how it works, to insulin types, to side effects and how to prescribe it for diabetes.
Find out about the Battle of Waterloo and explore the Duke of Wellington’s archive with this free online course.
Get an introduction to museum studies with this free online course. Learn about the people and ideas that shape museums today
Learn how to apply selected statistical and machine learning techniques and tools to analyse big data.
Learn about the history of social action, and how youth social action can help build character in young people.
This course is designed to enhance the supervision skills of clinical and educational supervisors of trainee doctors.
This free online course will help you learn more about managing challenging behaviour in people with dementia.
Learn animation techniques, including stop motion, 2D, CGI and pixilation, with award-winning animators, in this free NFTS course.
Learn first aid techniques to address seven common injuries in adults, including cardiac arrest, choking, bleeding and burns.
Understand new and established genomic sequencing technologies, and how to apply them in clinical practice.
Explore whether cultural, institutional and environmental differences can be overcome to create a more cooperative world.
Improve your logical and critical thinking skills in this free online course. Identify common obstacles to effective thinking.
Explore the foundations of successful management with this free online course from The Open University and CMI.
How can healthcare professionals help patients to improve their health through medicines adherence?
This course explores and develops key analytical skills that students need in order to succeed at university learning environment.
Find out how propaganda is used to instil political ideologies and its impact on our daily lives, with this free online course.
Learn how a psychological understanding of our emotions and behaviour gives us new ways to improve mental health and well-being.
A free online course for primary and secondary school teachers who are tackling the Computing curriculum in England.
Learn how to use film in the classroom, teach literacy and improve both reading and writing skills, with this free online course
Create simple systems that respond to and control the physical world using the Raspberry Pi and Python.
Understand key programming concepts and apply them using Scratch, with this introductory course for primary or K-5 teachers.
Explore the intriguing world of film production and find out about the complexities of development, distribution and finance.
Discover the relationship between history, financial crises and business cycles, with this free online course.
Discover the varying uses of social media around the world and its consequences for politics, relationships and everyday life.
Get an introduction to studying archaeology, exploring exciting discoveries in the Vale of Pewsey, near to Stonehenge and Avebury.
How can you manage challenging behaviour in young people? Find out with this free online course featuring the latest research.
Understand and explore the physical processes behind the weather
Learn to build relationships and manage contracts successfully with this free online course backed by UK government and IACCM.
Discover the science behind targeted cancer treatments that are changing the landscape of patient care on this free online course
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.
Learn the theory and practice of functional programming in Erlang, through practical exercises and suggested projects.
Learn the basics of project planning and management so you can run effective projects at work or in daily life.
This free three week course will help you produce a perfect CV, application and online profile when applying for a job or course.
A short course designed to help students prepare for EPQ qualifications
Understand the common law system used worldwide, and your legal rights and responsibilities, with this free online law course.
Learn about the role of books in the relationship between the cultures of Japan and China, with this free online course.
Understand where public health has come from, why it looks the way it does today and where it might go next.
Explore the impact of biochemistry on bioenergy and health, discovering why graduates are in demand; with the Biochemical Society.
Discover how biomaterials and 3D printing collide, to create revolutionary, bioprinted body parts, 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.
Learn about the role of clinical bioinformaticians in healthcare and how their work is helping to realise the genomics revolution.
Undertaking an Extended Project Qualification, IB extended essay or any other scholarly research? This guides you step-by-step.
Equip yourself to teach in international contexts by increasing your English language skills and intercultural knowledge.
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?
What do we know and what are we discovering about the form and function of the human brain? Find out with this online course.
Gain the skills to manage your personal finances: managing budgets, debts, investments, property purchase, pensions and insurance.
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.
Discover who made your clothes, share their stories, and influence global change
Discover how very young children learn English as an additional language and how you can help them progress.
Explore the organic chemistry behind perfume, medicine, brewing and sport from one of the UK's leading universities
Learn what it means to be a TEFL or English Language Teacher, and start preparing for your first teaching job.
Develop an understanding of genealogy – how to research your family tree and communicate the results – in this free online course.
In this sixth Italian for Beginners course, learn to book holiday accommodation and order a meal.
Develop the academic language and study skills you need to learn in English at university.
Explore perioperative medicine, from what it is to why it matters and how you can improve care for the high-risk surgical patient.
Learn how to turn your social enterprise ideas into action in this free online course from Middlesex University Business School.
Learn how to ask for directions, shop for clothes, and order food and drinks in the sixth Spanish for Beginners course.
Understand how new technologies can make supply chains more sustainable and learn how to deal with today's trends.
Get an introduction to geology. Discover where materials that make up everyday objects come from and how to use them sustainably.
Explore the science behind what you eat with this free online course.
Explore the fascinating work of philosopher Ramon Llull and its impact with this free online course
Explore how the web has changed our world and what the future might hold, with this free online course introducing Web Science.
Identify your key strengths and skills, and learn how to sell them and yourself.
Become a more informed digital citizen and engage with debate about what is appropriate in the modern world of social media
This course for learners of English helps you with the language you need to find a job and successfully function in the workplace.
Does gender matter in international and community development? Find out in this free online course.
Get an introduction to histology – the study of anatomy at a microscopic level – and find out how it is used to identify disease.
This free three week course provides the tools you need to succeed at interviews and land your dream job or course place.
An introduction to modern analytical science techniques and how they can be used to uncover food fraud.
Learn about the skills you need for IELTS Academic on this free course from Cambridge English, the producers of the test.
Design, build and program a simple robot and share it with other learners.
Learn the basic principles and approaches to responding to humanitarian emergencies with this free online course.
Find out how to make the most of your time at university and ensure you have the skills and experience graduate employers want.
Develop your time management skills and discover time management strategies to ensure every project you manage runs smoothly.
Explore the factors that influence property values and house prices with this free online course.
What is Leadership? And what makes a good leader? Find out with this short free online leadership course.
Learn how to apply selected mathematical modelling methods to analyse big data in this free online course.
This free online course will explore the impact of compassionate care, for both practitioners and users of health and social care.
The British Empire continues to cause enormous disagreement among historians. Find out why and join the debate.
Explore the half of our world covered by deep ocean, and how our lives affect the hidden face of our planet.
Explore the role of food in health. Apply nutrition science to guide you on using food as medicine for you and your family.
Explore what’s involved when musicians create a performance from musical notation in this free online course.
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 online course.
This course explains how you can use numbers to describe the natural world and make sense of everything from atoms to oceans.
Understand the importance of value-driven process thinking in today’s dynamic business environment.
Discover the incredible world of 'the Hobbit' as modern archaeological science uncovers secrets hidden in time.
Get underneath the skin of a novel by understanding some of the main building blocks of modern fiction.
Develop a business plan and build a team with one of two courses in the Management and Leadership program.
Explore the role that the Royal Air Force played in the Cold War through the collections of the RAF Museums at Hendon and Cosford.
Explorar por qué el autor de Cien años de Soledad es uno de los escritores más importantes del siglo XX.
Explore why the author of One Hundred Years of Solitude is one of the 20th century’s leading writers in this free online course
Explore how antibiotic use in farming is creating resistant bacteria within our food chain. What can we do to tackle the issue?
This hands-on course introduces you to science-based skills through simple and exciting physics, chemistry and biology experiments
It’s well known that good early nutrition is vital to the development, health and wellbeing of children, but what does this mean?
Learn how to grow a sustainable social enterprise in this free online course from Middlesex University Business School.
Explore the environmental and biological factors that influence our appetite and food choices, and regulate our body weight.
Learn to speak, write and understand basic Dutch, with this free, three-week, introductory foreign language course.
Explore the exciting subjects within life sciences and the rewarding careers that studying life sciences at university lead to.
Data visualisation is vital in bridging the gap between data and decisions. Discover the methods, tools and processes involved.
Birth is a lottery. Where, when and to whom you are born and the society into which you are born will influence your life chances.
Explore the most pertinent scientific and philosophical concepts for understanding our own minds with this free online course
Gain the skills to manage your investments: analyse portfolio risk and plan your pension, 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.
Gain an understanding of the natural world, how the web of life works, with illustrations from around the world.
Find out how short film can help you teach and learn modern foreign languages and get to grips with different cultures.
Become familiar with One Health, a promising concept, and the effective solutions it provides for urgent health problems.
Improve your academic English skills further, learning about critical analysis, using sources, avoiding plagiarism and more.
Explore the concerns about rising generational and economic inequality in developed countries, with this free online course.
How do we ensure that the difficult decisions about the management of natural resources are just and fair for all?
Learn more about nuclear power, from the risks and benefits to the technology and its future, with this free online course.
What role does chemistry play in healthcare and our ability to diagnose and treat patients?
Differences in values can create conflict. How can we learn to manage our natural resources with integrity?
This free online course will explain how you can study online without putting the rest of your life on hold.
Can chemistry help to feed a growing population, or overcome increasing bacterial resistance?
How does language help us develop our relationship with nature and determine the rights of access and ownership?
Explore the many moons of our Solar System. Find out what makes them special. Should we send humans to our Moon again?
With chemistry providing us an endless amount of possibilities, what would you choose to develop?
Complexity in nature arises from a myriad of simple interactions. How can this lead to an unpredictable dynamism?
What can we learn about Earth, and other planets in and beyond our solar system, by studying their atmospheres?
War and conflict can severely disrupt the governance of the environment. What is the impact on both people and the environment?
Explore the night sky, discover how stars formed and find out about exoplanets, all through the constellation of Orion.