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Join us to explore how the vast amounts of data generated today can help us understand and even predict how humans behave.
Digital technologies are changing extraordinarily quickly. This four-week course will introduce you to the new digital landscape.
Understand the principles of electrocardiography and learn a step-by-step approach to the ECG test, with this free online course.
Learn life-saving skills to treat choking, burns, wounds or cardiac arrest in children through this free online first aid course.
What is crime? How does criminal justice work in England and Wales? Find out more by following a case through the system.
On this free online course, find out how medical treatments are discovered, tested and evaluated to improve healthcare for all.
Explore the important roles that books have played in the cultural history of Japan.
This free online course will explore how leadership can influence strategic outcomes in healthcare organisations.
Discover how nanotechnology can be used for many new opportunities in healthcare with top University of Twente researchers.
Learn about the beginnings of this radical religious group as it emerged in 17th century England, with this free online course.
Understand the role of brands and brand management in the modern world, and start developing your career in the sector.
Non-technological ‘big picture’ of technology and information systems to help you understand what technology can do for you today.
Discover the mechanics behind the natural and man-made structures that make up our world with this free online course.
Learn how whole genome sequencing works and what it could mean for the future of healthcare with this free online course.
Learn how to build and sustain your network to enhance your professional relationships and open up career opportunities.
Gain the basic skills to manage all phases of project lifecycles effectively, using the most appropriate methods and tools.
Learn about the role of data in a range of disciplines and about some fundamental tools for extracting knowledge from data.
What science discoveries will you choose to write about?
Explore the UK financial services landscape, how financial firms and their products are regulated and how consumers are protected.
This course explores household assets (investments and property) and liabilities (debts) and examines how these should be managed.
Ensure that alternative care is a necessary, suitable and positive experience for children, with this free online course.
Get an introduction to the biology, epidemiology and evolution of the influenza virus in this free online course.
Learn to speak, write and understand basic Norwegian, with this free, four-week, introductory foreign language course.
Take a journey around the UK financial marketplace: how has it changed following the financial crisis and subsequent reforms?
Learn mindfulness techniques to reduce stress and improve your wellbeing and work/study performance in this online course.
Understand how digital marketing can help your startup with one of four courses in the Online Business Success program.
Whether you live in a city or not, urbanisation affects you. Learn more about the impact and challenge of urbanisation worldwide.
Behind each simple everyday activity there is a complex web of supply chains that have brought those goods or services to you.
Learn how to manage supply chains effectively in the digital era.
Explore how and why market segmentation can be used to improve business performance.
Explore promising strategies in international development related to agriculture, health, governance, and poverty reduction.
This course is designed to help refugees and asylum seekers get the information they need to apply for university in the UK.
This online course explores the key concepts and fundamental principles involved in the process of screenwriting.
Get a practical insight into big data analytics, and popular tools and frameworks for collecting, storing and managing data.
This course by BSAC is for healthcare professionals managing infections. You will learn about Gram Negative Bacteria.
Learn how to understand your soil and explore global environmental soil issues by becoming a citizen scientist.
There are 45.8 million slaves alive today. Find out how we might achieve a slavery-free world with this free online course.
Understanding the nature and value of play through the course of our lives, across cultures and communities.
Learn how to use simple filmmaking and animation to bring learning to life, and aid cross-curricular attainment and assessment.
Want to be an engineer or scientist? Lack mathematical confidence? Learn to think mathematically and explore essential concepts.
Get off to a great start in your new job by learning the essential skills to succeed in a global workplace.
Explore the pressing topic of globalisation and how it affects economics, politics and society with this online course.
Software and data make the world go round. Learn programming, to analyse and visualise open data, with this free online course.
Learn to make maps and analyze geographic patterns using the latest geographic information systems (GIS) and cartographic tools.
Discover how metabolomics is revolutionising our understanding of metabolism with this free online course.
Learn more about practical data mining, including how to deal with large data sets. Use advanced techniques to mine your own data.
Explore new and better ways of organising health and social care services, to improve quality, with this free online course.
Explore the impact of social media on the world and learn how to put it to good use in everyday life.
Discover the science behind nuclear energy and its role in energy provision in the past, present and future.
Learn how to draw together information, to understand and improve the quality of care you and your team provide.
Learn how to use English for study at university or college and develop your writing skills, vocabulary and grammar.
Discover the human abdomen and how it works.
This is the second part of a course for the Vocational Education and Training sector to promote effective use of blended learning.
Learn how to balance your books and develop the skills to manage finances in personal and business environments.
Learn how to use Point Prevalence Surveys (PPS) to measure antibiotic consumption and fight antimicrobial resistance.
Use computer programming as a creative discipline to generate sounds, images, animations and more, with this free online course.
Design assessment instruments that use rubrics and surveys to measure student outcomes. Join AACTE’s free online course.
Learn about the link between identity, culture and politics in the construction of contemporary Europe.
Explore the use of medicines in treating cancer and take your first steps towards becoming a science writer.
Learn the fundamentals of Parkinson's disease with this online course. What causes it and what we can do to treat it?
Understand how big fashion retailers innovate and discover the story behind a favourite piece of your clothing.
Learn how innovation has changed the food industry, the way we shop and how we manage the global issue of food waste.
Understand what innovation means and consider the history and developments of innovations that are important in our daily lives.
How do you feel about robots? Learn how robots are used today and explore how they might help solve the big issues of our time.
Work with airline data to learn the fundamentals of the R platform.
Become an effective online learner and develop your online communication skills when working with others.
Reflect on how you want to present yourself online and take positive steps towards these goals.
Get the most out of online learning by reflecting and sharing your learning with others.
Improve your online research skills and your ability to critically analyse sources of information.
Examine the concepts of health, wellness and holism and understand what it means to have an illness like diabetes.
Learn about the vital role healthcare plays in violence prevention and peace-building both globally and locally
Learn about Meyerhold’s form of physical theatre, biomechanics, and understand and perform ‘The Slap’.
Prevent childhood obesity by learning about healthy eating, physical activity, screen time and sleep for children under five.
Understand how social media is used in healthcare, to improve communication and information sharing, with this free online course.
Find out how measuring and promoting wellbeing can make people, organisations and society more focused, considerate and effective.
Interested in starting a business? This course will help you define your vision and discover opportunities to make it happen.
Find out how working with people and exploring networks can help you take your business to the next level.
Find out how understanding and targeting your market can help your business stand out from the crowd.
Understand how business works and performance can be improved so that you can take your business forward and manage growth.
Find out how forecasting and managing your finances can lead to a profitable and sustainable business.
Raising funds in an important when starting a business; find out which source of funding is most suitable for your business idea.
Find out how staying happy, healthy, socially-connected and active can help you age successfully, with this free online course.
Build your confidence to use English effectively to teach subjects such as Maths, Science or History with this online course.
Understand more about autism, including diagnosis, the autistic spectrum and life with autism, with this online course.
Discover just some of the ways that heroism and the First World War is portrayed through art and film.
Chart the history of royal food in the splendour of royal palaces.
Understand antibiotic resistance and what actions are needed to address this increasingly serious global health threat
Grow your skills as a teacher and learn more about professional development for teachers with this online course.
An introduction to public health and wider responses to high-risk biological agent events, epidemics and bioterrorism.
Gain practical tools and theoretical insights to help dyslexic students learn second languages, with this free online course.
This course will enhance the knowledge of any person involved in the administration of medicines to patients with dysphagia.
Learn how economic analyses can help us better understand crime problems that we face.
Learn how developments in genomics are transforming our knowledge and treatment of conditions such as diabetes.
Explore global issues and discover how cultural divides and security threats impact foreign affairs and global policies.
Discover the health needs of those affected by humanitarian crises, challenges of delivering healthcare, and what we must do next.
Why do children get a better start to life in some countries than in others? What can we learn from the best performing countries?
Learn how to use the free, open source process mining framework (ProM) to analyse, visualise, and improve processes based on data.
In the fourth Italian for Beginners course, learn to talk about your likes, dislikes and preferences.
Learn about the science behind having a liver transplant with this free online course from the Centre for Liver Research.
Learn to use pricing strategies to increase your firm’s revenue, and set the right price for the right person at the right time.
Maintain discipline and transform your classroom with one of three courses for teachers from the National STEM Learning Centre.
Explore the field of medical humanities - the intersection of the arts, humanities and healthcare - with this free online course.
This free online course will explore multilingual education and how it can impact and improve education and even wider society.
Learn how to talk about your hobbies and free time, and your likes and dislikes in the fourth Spanish for Beginners course.
This hands-on course helps you to get started with your own fiction writing, focusing on the central skill of creating characters.
Explore how healthcare professionals work in partnership with people with long-term conditions in this free online course.
Learn about the science behind endurance sports training and performance, including effective preparation and rehabilitation.
Learn the techniques of Engineering Mechanics, use them to interpret experiments and apply them to design.
An introduction to some key concepts in the effective teaching and learning of languages.
Discover Hong Kong, its people, culture and customs with this free online course using 360° video and virtual reality.
Change the way you see World War 1 as you explore stories of hope, suffering and loss from newly released historical archives.
Explore Japanese subcultures and learn about their history from the 1970s to today.
Learn how to be professionally involved in teaching, support and governing of higher education institutions.
Discover how communities and experts are joining together to end trachoma disease across 42 endemic countries by the year 2020.
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.
Explore the role of football in the world today - including finances, clubs, nations and rivalries - with this free online course.
Learn about enhancing learning and teaching in this third course in the Foundations of University Learning and Teaching program.
Understand the emerging discipline of translational medicine and the process of taking research from ‘benchside’ to ‘bedside'.
Discover why pricing is key to the success of your startup, with one of four courses in the Online Business Success program.
Prepare for undertaking an International Health Elective, in this course developed in collaboration with King's College London
Social Businesses are designed to improve society. In this course you will learn the main concepts to design a Social Business.
Understand learners, policy and practice with this continuing professional development course for English language teachers.
Learn how to apply climate change leadership in your business, municipality or organization, with this free online course.
Join this free online course to find out how inclusive education can work, especially where resources are limited.
Our lives depend on online services. Gain essential cyber security knowledge and skills, to help protect your digital life.
Explore the role of technology and data in cities, and learn how you can participate in the creation of smart cities.
This course for learners of English looks at British culture and examines English in use to help you improve your language skills.
Explores the new reproductive technologies, the opportunities they provide, and the profound social challenges they pose.
A hands-on introduction to analysing and visualising data in pursuit of real-world insights.
Learn to appreciate, adjust to, and work or study in different cultures, with this free online intercultural communication course.
How do addictions develop? How are they best treated and prevented?
Explore these key questions with this free online course.
Discover how psychology can help obtain evidence from eyewitnesses in police investigations and prevent miscarriages of justice.
Consider the latest data, priorities and debates about the health of mothers, children and adolescents in this free online course.
Together with the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, Professor Jonathan Bate explores Shakespeare, his works and the world he lived in.
How can teachers help close the gender gap? Get guidance on helping girls achieve their potential with this free online course.
Get to grips with Assessment for Learning with one of three courses for teachers from the National STEM Learning Centre.
1 in 2 people will develop cancer in their lifetime. At Cancer Research UK we want to get people talking about cancer & health.
Get an introduction to the growing role of genomics in healthcare, for patient diagnoses, treatment and disease prevention.