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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.
A graphic showing cogs turning together - a metaphor for business process management (BPM)
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
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.
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.
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Pompeu Fabra University Barcelona
Understanding Ramon Llull
Explore the fascinating work of philosopher Ramon Llull and its impact with this free online course
Taipei Medical University
Digital Health for Cancer Management
Learn how new digital health technologies are transforming cancer management with this course for healthcare professionals.
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.
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University of Groningen
Becoming a Student Assistant
Learn how to be professionally involved in teaching, support and governing of higher education institutions.
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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.
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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.
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.
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The Open University
In the Night Sky: Orion
Explore the night sky and improve your knowledge of astronomy, all through the constellation of Orion.
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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.
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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 causes of limited transparency in social science research, and tools to make your own work more open and reproducible.
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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.
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
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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?
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.
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.
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.
Colorado State University
Positive Parenting After Separation
Get practical help and advice on parenting after a divorce or separation with this 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.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.