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From genealogy to immunotherapy, occupational health to Cold War history: 11 brand new courses announced

11 brand new free online courses are now live on FutureLearn and ready for you to join, while many previous courses are getting ready to run again in 2016. Here’s our quick guide to them all.

11 brand new courses

Brand new courses

Unlocking Film Rights: Understanding UK Copyright

A two-week course from Creative Skillset and BAFTA Research, designed to help researchers, producers and archivists understand UK film and TV copyright, and how to apply it.

Find out more and join the course now – course starts 25 January.

 

Environmental Management: Social-ecological Systems

How do we as humans impact nature and the environment? Find out in this three-week environmental management course from the University of Leeds.

Find out more and join the course now – it starts 8 February.

 

Othello: in Performance

Explore how Othello has been performed and interpreted, from its original staging to the modern day, with this four-week course from the University of Birmingham and RSC.

Find out more and join the course now – course starts 22 February.

 

Statistical Shape Modelling: Computing the Human Anatomy

This eight-week course from the University of Basel will help you learn the technology of modelling, as used in computational face recognition or in surgeries.

Find out more and join the course now – it starts 22 February.

 

Cancer Immunotherapy: a Step Change in Cancer Treatment

Find out about the power of your immune system and how new immunotherapies are transforming cancer treatment, with this three-week course from the University of Birmingham.

Find out more and join the course now – it starts 29 February.

 

The Right to Education: Breaking Down the Barriers

How do we ensure inclusive and quality education for all? Find out in this three-week course about equity and social justice from the University of Glasgow.

Find out more and join the course now – it starts 7 March.

 

Occupational Health in Developing Countries

This six-week course from the University of Bergen looks at how occupational health can reduce illness or injury in workplaces in developing countries.

Find out more and join the course now – it starts 7 March.

 

From World War to White Heat: the RAF in the Cold War

Explore the role that the Royal Air Force played in the Cold War over six weeks, learning with experts from Royal Holloway, University of London and the RAF Museums at Hendon and Cosford.

Find out more and join the course now – it starts 14 March.

 

Genealogy: Researching Your Family Tree

Develop an understanding of genealogy – how to research your family tree and communicate the results – in with this six-week course from the University of Strathclyde.

Find out more and join the course now – it starts 14 March.

 

Global Systems Science and Policy: an Introduction

Learn how Global Systems Science can inform and model the impact of social, economic, political and environmental policy making in two weeks with the UNESCO UNITWIN Complex Systems Digital Campus.

Find out more and join the course now – it starts 14 March.

 

Students Taking Charge of Higher Education

Over five weeks, the University of Groningen will show you how, as a student, you can be professionally involved in the teaching, support and governing of higher education institutions.

Find out more and join the course now – it starts 18 April.

 

Returning courses

In addition to the brand new courses above, many previous courses are getting ready to run again in February and March.

Starting February

Starting March

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