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Get an introduction to basic first aid, including how to help someone who is choking, with this first aid course.
Explore the impact of biochemistry on bioenergy and health, discovering why graduates are in demand; with the Biochemical Society.
Discover how biomaterials and 3D printing collide, to create revolutionary, bioprinted body parts, with this free online course.
Explore the story of Prince Charles Edward Stuart and the Jacobites using iconic objects from National Museums Scotland.
Learn how to design your activities to engage customers through relationships instead of a one-off sale.
Discover how genetics is revolutionising the detection and treatment of cancer, with this free online course.
Interested in Cantonese opera? Join us in an exploration of this artform from the Backstage to the Stage.
Understand how to communicate complex information to lay audiences and develop your professional communication skills.
This three-week online course explores practical cyber security including privacy online, payment safety and security at home
Find out about inspiring projects created by Chinese artists to address important social issues, with this free online course.
Understand the principles of electrocardiography and learn a step-by-step approach to the ECG test, with this free online course.
Explore the links between investment theory and practice. Examine investment strategies and performance. How do experts manage?
Get an introduction to Haskell, the increasingly popular functional programming language, with this University of Glasgow course.
Chart the evolution of the classic 8-bit sound and discover the role of musicians in game design and development.
How can teachers help close the gender gap? Get guidance on helping girls achieve their potential with this free online course.
Learn more about how your heart works, the causes of heart disease and how to keep your heart healthy with this free online course
Learn about the UK Parliament with this free online course - explore the work of Parliament and find out how it’s evolving.
Learn how to bring people with you as you lead or manage organisational change and navigate challenges to keep them on-board.
Improve your logical and critical thinking skills in this free online course. Identify common obstacles to effective thinking.
Maintain discipline and transform your classroom with this CPD for teachers to improve student behaviour and support learning.
Explore the value of ethical thinking for research, using an ethical appraisal framework to develop and evaluate studies.
Discover the science behind the Zika outbreak to understand how it is spread and can be controlled.
Find out how teaching with short film can bring alive the learning of languages and introduce rich cultural content to lessons.
Study Language and Literature in Italian and develop the skills you need when you take part in a European student mobility program
Learn how to develop a funding strategy for your business; explore different types of finance and learn when, and how, to use them
Discover the science behind nuclear energy and its role in energy provision in the past, present and future.
Learn how to challenge attitudes that lead to violence against women and develop your knowledge of this human rights issue.
Explore the challenges of sustainable development. See the impact of UN Sustainable Development Goals on real people.
This online course explores the key concepts and fundamental principles involved in the process of screenwriting.
Learn how to become an effective pharmacy preceptor, exploring the qualities a great preceptor needs.
Undertaking an Extended Project Qualification, IB extended essay or any other scholarly research? This guides you step-by-step.
Learn how sustainable energy from the Greek elements – Earth, Air, Fire and Water – can replace fossil fuels and nuclear power.
Learn life-saving skills to treat choking, burns, wounds or cardiac arrest in children through this free online first aid course.
Discover how Chinese culture influences discovery, creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship with this free online course.
Learn how molecular genetic techniques are used to identify the genetic factors that contribute to the development of disease.
A short course designed to help students prepare for EPQ qualifications
Gain an understanding of the natural world, how the web of life works, with illustrations from around the world.
Learn about enhancing learning and teaching in this third course in the Foundations of University Learning and Teaching program.
Learn to speak, write and understand basic Norwegian, with this free, four-week, introductory foreign language course.
Learn basics of financial economics and try its real life application using financial data and programming.
Explore all things weather - from storms to climate - with this course that looks at the basic processes behind the weather.
Learn about how your liver works, ways to look after it and how liver damage is caused, studied and treated around the world.
Explore and understand how you can manage public money effectively to create and demonstrate value for citizens.
Learn how climate change, technology and regulation are changing modern building design and professional practice in construction.
Understand how to find and retain the most valuable customers with one of four courses in the Online Business Success program.
Look at lessons, courses and resources with this continuing professional development course for English language teachers.
Learn how whole genome sequencing works and what it could mean for the future of healthcare with this free online course.
Explore what it means to communicate in multiple languages in a variety of contexts, and discover your inner translator.
Explore why people fall, discover practical methods to reduce the risk of falling and recognise when to seek expert help.
Discover the human abdomen and how it works.
Learn basic Java programming by developing a mobile game that you can run on your computer, Android phone or tablet.
As our lifespans increase, more and more of us are faced with the question: how can we care for older people more effectively?
Learn about the role of clinical bioinformaticians in healthcare and how their work is helping to realise the genomics revolution.
Find out how to avoid mission drift when transitioning a social enterprise or microfinance venture into a for-profit organisation.
Discover how cities develop their own unique cultures and explore key concepts related to cultural heritage.
Learn about the role of data in a range of disciplines and about some fundamental tools for extracting knowledge from data.
This course will teach you the first principles of complexity, uncertainty and how to make decisions in a complex world.
What science discoveries will you choose to write about?
Learn how to research and write a high-quality research proposal for postgraduate applications.
Discover how optical Earth observation data is gathered and used in this free online course from the European Space Agency (ESA).
Explore the use of medicines in treating cancer and take your first steps towards becoming a science writer.
Discover the diversity of life on earth, the impacts of five past mass extinctions and the prospect of a sixth extinction today.
Discover how psychology can help obtain evidence from eyewitnesses in police investigations and prevent miscarriages of justice.
Learn the basics of project planning and management so you can run effective projects at work or in daily life.
Learn how Global Systems Science can inform and model the impact of social, economic, political and environmental policy making.
Discover the health needs of those affected by humanitarian crises, challenges of delivering healthcare, and what we must do next.
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.
Learn how to use the free, open source process mining framework (ProM) to analyse, visualise, and improve processes based on data.
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.
Explore and solve encrypted maths puzzles, in which numbers are replaced by letters or symbols, with this free online course.
Learn about the psychology of music and movement, and how researchers study music-related movements, with this free online course.
Learn object-oriented programming principles by creating your own text-based adventure game in Python.
Learn about Meyerhold’s form of physical theatre, biomechanics, and understand and perform ‘The Slap’.
Explore new and better ways of organising health and social care services, to improve quality, with this free online course.
Find out how measuring and promoting wellbeing can make people, organisations and society more focused, considerate and effective.
Join us on a journey across the Americas and learn the basics of the Spanish language as you discover Latin American culture.
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.
Learn how to use systems and complexity thinking to address a variety of social, managerial and policy problems.
1 in 2 people will develop cancer in their lifetime. At Cancer Research UK we want to get people talking about cancer and health.
Learn the science behind how and why medicines work, and what can improve patient's treatment, with this free online course.
Understand more about autism, including diagnosis, the autistic spectrum and life with autism, with this online course.
This course aims to help volunteers understand how they can best support the linguistic and social needs of refugees.
Discover just some of the ways that heroism and the First World War is portrayed through art and film.
Explore the influence of the Lake District on Wordsworth with this free online course, filmed at his home, Dove Cottage, Grasmere.
Get a taste of spy training, and learn how you can keep your secrets safe with a course designed for 13-18 year olds.
How can technology make you healthy? Learn about the design, application, implementation and evaluation of eHealth.
Understand antibiotic resistance, and how antimicrobial stewardship can slow down or reduce it, with this free online course
Grow your skills as a teacher and learn more about professional development for teachers with this online course.
Explore 15th century England through archaeology, history and literature. Learn more about Richard III’s discovery and reburial.
Learn how developments in genomics are transforming our knowledge and treatment of conditions such as diabetes.
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.
Understand the emerging discipline of translational medicine and the process of taking research from ‘benchside’ to ‘bedside'.
Gain the skills to manage your investments: analyse portfolio risk and plan your pension, with this free online course.
This course explores and develops key analytical skills that students need in order to succeed at university learning environment.
What is vision? Learn the basics of human and robot vision, the concept of perspective and the constituent parts of an image.
Discover how supercomputers work and the real-life scientific breakthroughs made possible by today’s computer simulations.
How can we adapt farming to an uncertain future? Could the answer be Climate Smart Agriculture? Find out with this free course.
Discover Hong Kong, its people, culture and customs with this free online course using 360° video and virtual reality.
Travel back in time through Scottish history by examining early modern Scottish handwriting.
Develop the attitudes, skills and knowledge required to thrive in diverse workplaces.
Learn about educational design in this second course of the Foundations of University Learning and Teaching program from UNSW
Learn about health technology assessment (HTA) and quality of life (QoL), and how they’re used to decide which treatments to fund
Learn about the impact of technology on society. Explore the philosophy of technology and mediation theory, focused on design.
Prepare for undertaking an International Health Elective, in this course developed in collaboration with King's College London
Learn about the role of books in the relationship between the cultures of Japan and China, with this free online course.
How can you discover what’s being said about the things that matter to you on social media platforms, including Twitter?
Create simple systems that respond to and control the physical world using the Raspberry Pi and Python.
Understand key programming concepts and apply them using Scratch, with this introductory course for primary or K-5 teachers.
Birth is a lottery. Where, when and to whom you are born and the society into which you are born will influence your life chances.
Explore the most pertinent scientific and philosophical concepts for understanding our own minds with this free online course
Learn how to be professionally involved in teaching, support and governing of higher education institutions.
Explore the environmental and biological factors that influence our appetite and food choices, and regulate our body weight.
Explore the role of robots and autonomous systems in the factories, homes, hospitals, schools and cars of our near future.
This course will enhance the knowledge of any person involved in the administration of medicines to patients with dysphagia.
Learn to speak, write and understand basic Dutch, with this free, three-week, introductory foreign language course.
Learn the basics of speaking and writing in the Malay language and find out about Malaysian culture.
Understand the basics of Islamic and Arabic calligraphy and develop your calligraphy skills.
Take your online business from ideation to implementation with one of four courses in the Online Business Success program.
This hands-on course introduces you to science-based skills through simple and exciting physics, chemistry and biology experiments
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.
Encontrando los apoyos tecnológicos más adecuados para alumnado con autismo y/o discapacidad intelectual.
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.
Learn the fundamentals of Parkinson's disease with this online course. What causes it and what we can do to treat it?
It’s well known that good early nutrition is vital to the development, health and wellbeing of children, but what does this mean?
Building a satisfying career is a lifelong process. Use this course to take the first step and start university on the front foot.
Find out how and why you should engage patients and communities in the development of new healthcare technology and treatments.
Learn how process mining can be used to turn healthcare data into valuable insights to improve patient care while reducing costs.
Learn how to grow a sustainable social enterprise in this free online course from Middlesex University Business School.
Explore the origins of the current data explosion and learn the implications on fraud and fraud detection.
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 the role that the Royal Air Force played in the Cold War through the collections of the RAF Museums at Hendon and Cosford.
Learn about theories of learning and teaching in the first course of the Foundations of University Learning and Teaching program.
Explorar por qué el autor de Cien años de Soledad es uno de los escritores más importantes del siglo XX.
Explore why the author of One Hundred Years of Solitude is one of the 20th century’s leading writers in this free online course
Get an introduction to the growing role of genomics in healthcare, for patient diagnoses, treatment and disease prevention.
Find out how parents and caregivers influence children’s minds, from conception through infancy, with this online course.
This course explains how you can use numbers to describe the natural world and make sense of everything from atoms to oceans.
Understand the importance of process thinking today. Improve organisational performance through business process management (BPM).
Find out how new drugs and treatments are assessed before being introduced.
Discover the incredible world of 'the Hobbit' as modern archaeological science uncovers secrets hidden in time.
Get underneath the skin of a novel by understanding some of the main building blocks of modern fiction.
Develop a business plan and build a team with one of two courses in the Management and Leadership program.
Understand the basic thermodynamic principles widely used in many engineering fields: temperature, free energy and entropy.
This course by BSAC is for healthcare professionals managing infections. You will learn about Gram Negative Bacteria.
Learn how to use Point Prevalence Surveys (PPS) to measure antibiotic consumption and fight antimicrobial resistance.
This free online course will explore the impact of compassionate care, for both practitioners and users of health and social care.
Discover ways to make education more inclusive, especially in areas where resources are limited.
The British Empire continues to cause enormous disagreement among historians. Find out why and join the debate.
Explore the half of our world covered by deep ocean, and how our lives affect the hidden face of our planet.
Explore what’s involved when musicians create a performance from musical notation in this free online course.
Learn about the skills you need for IELTS Academic on this free course from Cambridge English, the producers of the test.
Design, build and program a simple robot and share it with other learners.
Learn how the Greenland ice sheet is monitored from space and the ground, to understand our past, present and future climate.
Discover how very young children learn English as an additional language and how you can help them progress.
Explore the organic chemistry behind perfume, medicine, brewing and sport from one of the UK's leading universities
Learn what teaching English as a foreign language (TEFL) involves. Explore the opportunities to teach English abroad or at home.
Develop your understanding of genealogy. Uncover your ancestors’ past and create a meaningful family history or family tree.
Develop the academic language and study skills you need to learn in English at university.
Learn how Patient Reported Outcome Measures and Quality Adjusted Life Years can compare treatments and inform healthcare spending.
Understand how new technologies can make supply chains more sustainable and learn how to deal with today's trends.
Gain the skills to manage your personal finances: managing budgets, debts, investments, property purchase, pensions and insurance.
This course is designed to enhance the supervision skills of clinical and educational supervisors of trainee doctors.