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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.
Spiral
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.
Chopping board with stethoscope and berries in a test tube.
Monash University
Food as Medicine
Explore the role of food in health. Apply nutrition science to guide you on using food as medicine for you and your family.
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.
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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
Moons
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
Shakespeare
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
UCAS
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.
A image depicting many forms of life! A sea turtle takes up most of the image. To the right is a bee landing on pink blossom with green bacteria, a blue strand of DNA and some pink cells in the background.
University of Glasgow
So You Want to Study Life Science?
Explore the exciting subjects within life sciences and the rewarding careers that studying life sciences at university lead to.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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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.
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Amdocs
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.
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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
EUMETSAT
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.
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University of Glasgow
Multilingual Learning for a Globalised World
This free online course will explore multilingual education and how it can impact and improve education and even wider society.
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.
Sticky notes on a table and hands rearranging them
Purdue University
Persuasive Communication
Understand what makes message persuasive and learn how to develop more persuasive messaging for PR, marketing and advertising.
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
Archaeology
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)
Dysphagia
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.
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University of Bath
How to Succeed in Your EPQ
A short course designed to help students prepare for EPQ qualifications
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
Rome
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.
University of Leeds
Anatomy: Know Your Abdomen
Discover the human abdomen and how it works.
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.
University of Leeds
Discovering Science: Science Writing
What science discoveries will you choose to write about?
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?
University of Leeds
Exploring Cancer Medicines
Explore the use of medicines in treating cancer and take your first steps towards becoming a science writer.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
consultation
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
Metabolomics
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 Leeds
Physical Theatre: Exploring the Slap
Learn about Meyerhold’s form of physical theatre, biomechanics, and understand and perform ‘The Slap’.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
First Aid for Adults
Learn first aid techniques to address seven common injuries in adults, including cardiac arrest, choking, bleeding and burns.
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.
Doctor sitting down talking to students
Royal College of Physicians
Improving Patient Care: a Data-driven Approach
Learn how to draw together information, to understand and improve the quality of care you and your team provide.
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.
light bulb lighting innovation
University of Leeds
Innovation Management
Learn how successful organisations like IBM manage innovation to disrupt markets and achieve business advantage.
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.
X-ray image of a man running
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.
medical devices and medication
University of Dundee
The Diabetes Epidemic
Understand why type 2 diabetes is becoming so prevalent, and what we can do to prevent and treat it, with this free online course
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.
University of Glasgow
Basic First Aid
Get an introduction to basic first aid, including how to help someone who is choking, with this first aid course.
Biochemistry: a graphic showing DNA strands and test tubes
UEA (University of East Anglia)
Biochemistry
Explore the impact of biochemistry on bioenergy and health, discovering why graduates are in demand; with the Biochemical Society.
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.
Oval miniature of Prince Charles Edward Stuart, wearing white powdered wig, under glass, with metal mount nailed to a shaped piece of mother-of-pearl
The University of Edinburgh
Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobites
Explore the story of Prince Charles Edward Stuart and the Jacobites using iconic objects from National Museums Scotland.
The Open University
Business Fundamentals: Customer Engagement
Learn how to design your activities to engage customers through relationships instead of a one-off sale.
DNA strand
University of Glasgow
Cancer in the 21st Century
Discover how genetics is revolutionising the detection and treatment of cancer, with this free online course.
Cantonese opera performers onstage
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.
Complex Information
Purdue University
Communicating Complex Information
Understand how to communicate complex information to lay audiences and develop your professional communication skills.
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.
ECG
St George's, University of London
ECG Assessment
Understand the principles of electrocardiography and learn a step-by-step approach to the ECG test, 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?
The ryu or Japanese dragon is a symbol of generosity, wisdom and strength. The saying "Here be dragons" refers to unexplored territories, such as functional programming languages.
University of Glasgow
Functional Programming in Haskell
Get an introduction to Haskell, the increasingly popular functional programming language, with this University of Glasgow course.
Game design course image: a Nintendo Game Boy and a Tetris cartridge, representing 8-bit video game music
Abertay University
Game Design and Development: A Bit-by-Bit History of Video Game Music
Chart the evolution of the classic 8-bit sound and discover the role of musicians in game design and development.
Girls working with a teacher
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
Houses of Parliament
Houses of Parliament
Introduction to the UK Parliament
Learn about the UK Parliament with this free online course - explore the work of Parliament and find out how it’s evolving.
Strands of an interwoven multicoloured piece of rope
Durham University
Leading and Managing People-Centred Change
Learn how to bring people with you as you lead or manage organisational change and navigate challenges to keep them on-board.
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.
A handheld magnifying glass held over an image of people
University of Leicester
People Studying People
Explore the value of ethical thinking for research, using an ethical appraisal framework to develop and evaluate studies.
Close up of a mosquito on skin
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.
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.
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.
四位演員往後台看
The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts
粵劇
本課程主要對像是有興趣了解粵劇基本知識的人,通過課程內容,我們會為你簡介粵劇的一些基本知識和一齣粵劇是如何由綵排到上演當中的點滴。
A collage of four images; a woman in a rice paddy field, a child being inoculated, two men smiling and shaking hands, and a woman smiling and listening to music on a set of headphones.
Trinity College Dublin
Achieving Sustainable Development
Explore the challenges of sustainable development. See the impact of UN Sustainable Development Goals on real people.
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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.
Taipei Medical University
Become a Pharmacy Preceptor
Learn how to become an effective pharmacy preceptor, exploring the qualities a great preceptor needs.
Symbols 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.
Red Cross First Aid workers help a teenage girl onto a stretcher.
International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
First Aid for Babies and Children
Learn life-saving skills to treat choking, burns, wounds or cardiac arrest in children through this free online first aid course.
People rushing in a central business district
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.
St George's, University of London
Genomic Technologies in Clinical Diagnostics: Molecular Techniques
Learn how molecular genetic techniques are used to identify the genetic factors that contribute to the development of disease.
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.
University of Oslo
Introduction to Norwegian
Learn to speak, write and understand basic Norwegian, with this free, four-week, introductory foreign language course.
Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU)
Introduction to Quantitative Investing
Learn basics of financial economics and try its real life application using financial data and programming.
Summer storm
University of Exeter
Learn About Weather
Explore all things weather - from storms to climate - with this course that looks at the basic processes behind the weather.
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.
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.
Modern roof design
University of Bath
Modern Building Design
Learn how climate change, technology and regulation are changing modern building design and professional practice in construction.
RMIT University
Online Business: Customer Profiling for Success
Understand how to find and retain the most valuable customers with one of four courses in the Online Business Success program.
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British Council
Teaching for Success: Lessons and Teaching
Look at lessons, courses and resources with this continuing professional development course for English language teachers.
Blue grids of A, C, T and Ds
Health Education England
Whole Genome Sequencing
Learn how whole genome sequencing works and what it could mean for the future of healthcare with this free online course.
image of the planet surrounded by different speech bubbles
Cardiff University
Working with Translation
Explore what it means to communicate in multiple languages in a variety of contexts, and discover your inner translator.
Falling dominoes metaphor for falling people.
Newcastle University
Ageing Well: Falls
Explore why people fall, discover practical methods to reduce the risk of falling and recognise when to seek expert help.
Hands holding a mobile phone in front of a screen of code, representing how you can learn Java with this online programming course
University of Reading
Begin Programming
Learn basic Java programming by developing a mobile game that you can run on your computer, Android phone or tablet.
Clinical Bioinformatics: a digital helix
The University of Manchester
Clinical Bioinformatics
Learn about the role of clinical bioinformaticians in healthcare and how their work is helping to realise the genomics revolution.
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.
Loughborough University
Data Tells a Story
Learn about the role of data in a range of disciplines and about some fundamental tools for extracting knowledge from data.
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.
Students studying and planning their PhD proposals
University of Leicester
Discovering Your PhD Potential
Learn how to research and write a high-quality research proposal for postgraduate applications.
Earth viewed from space
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).
Extinctions logo with humans looking up at the tree of life in the sky
University of Cape Town
Extinctions
Discover the diversity of life on earth, the impacts of five past mass extinctions and the prospect of a sixth extinction today.
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 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.
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.
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.
Illustration to represent the process mining course showing cogs and arrows
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.
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.
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.
A woman learning object-oriented programming with a man from Raspberry Pi
Raspberry Pi Foundation
Object-oriented Programming in Python
Learn object-oriented programming principles by creating your own text-based adventure game in Python.
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.
papercuts
The University of Edinburgh
Social Wellbeing
Find out how measuring and promoting wellbeing can make people, organisations and society more focused, considerate and effective.
Universidad Nacional de Córdoba
Spanish Across the Americas: Beginners
Join us on a journey across the Americas and learn the basics of the Spanish language as you discover Latin American culture.
Sculpture on a lawn, Henry Moore Studio and Gardens, Perry Green, UK
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.
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.
Two refugees, one male, one female sitting in a makeshift classroom looking at writing on a board
Cambridge English Language Assessment
Volunteering with Refugees
This course aims to help volunteers understand how they can best support the linguistic and social needs of refugees.
William Wordsworth
Lancaster University
William Wordsworth: Poetry, People and Place
Explore the influence of the Lake District on Wordsworth with this free online course, filmed at his home, Dove Cottage, Grasmere.
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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.
A smart watch and iPhone running health apps
University of Twente
eHealth
How can technology make you healthy? Learn about the design, application, implementation and evaluation of eHealth.
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
A teacher at work in her classroom (TEMP LOW RES)
British Council
Becoming a Better Teacher
Grow your skills as a teacher and learn more about professional development for teachers with this online course.
A re-enactment of the Battle of Bosworth, at which Richard III died
University of Leicester
England in the Time of King Richard III
Explore 15th century England through archaeology, history and literature. Learn more about Richard III’s discovery and reburial.
Taipei Medical University
Introduction to Translational Research
Understand the emerging discipline of translational medicine and the process of taking research from ‘benchside’ to ‘bedside'.
Students preparing for university
UEA (University of East Anglia)
Preparing for University
This course explores and develops key analytical skills that students need in order to succeed at university learning environment.
A woman looking into the distance with a cyber technology panel laid over her left eye.
Queensland University of Technology
Robotic Vision: Principles of Vision
What is vision? Learn the basics of human and robot vision, the concept of perspective and the constituent parts of an image.
Supercomputing by PRACE
Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe (PRACE)
Supercomputing
Discover how supercomputers work and the real-life scientific breakthroughs made possible by today’s computer simulations.
University of Reading
The Future of Farming
How can we adapt farming to an uncertain future? Could the answer be Climate Smart Agriculture? Find out with this free course.
City University of Hong Kong
Virtual Hong Kong
Discover Hong Kong, its people, culture and customs with this free online course using 360° video and virtual reality.
cells seen under a microscope
University of Dundee
抗菌素管理
了解抗生素耐药性,以及抗菌药物管理如何减缓或减少它,这个免费的在线课程。
The copy of the Analects of Confucius (Rongo in Japanese) formerly owned by Katsu Kaishu.
Keio University
Sino-Japanese Interactions Through Rare Books
Learn about the role of books in the relationship between the cultures of Japan and China, with this free online course.
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.
A heavily pregnant woman holds her stomach, which is painted with a map of the world
The Open University
The Lottery of Birth
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.
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.
Joven con una tableta apoyado en una pared
University of Bath
Curso SMART-ASD
Encontrando los apoyos tecnológicos más adecuados para alumnado con autismo y/o discapacidad intelectual.
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.
European Space Agency
The Frozen Frontier: Monitoring the Greenland Ice Sheet from Space
Learn how the Greenland ice sheet is monitored from space and the ground, to understand our past, present and future climate.
A petri dish, a flower, a cup of coffee and a football
University of York
Exploring Everyday Chemistry
Explore the organic chemistry behind perfume, medicine, brewing and sport from one of the UK's leading universities
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