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From musical scores to nuclear energy: new free online courses announced

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

 

From Notation to Performance: Understanding Musical Scores


This four-week course from The Open University explores what’s involved when musicians create a performance from musical notation.

Using works by Mozart, Schubert, Beethoven and Mahler, it will introduce you to a pianist, a small chamber group and a conductor, who will explain how they create memorable performances from the notes on the page.

Find out more and join the course now – it starts 3 August

 

The Science of Nuclear Energy

With the need to reduce carbon emissions around the world, the way we generate our power has to change and nuclear energy is back on the political agenda.

This four-week course from The Open University will help you delve into the science behind nuclear power, and examine the arguments for and against including it in future energy planning.

Find out more and join the course now – it starts 10 August

 

Returning courses

Many previous courses are getting ready to run again in August and September, covering a wide variety of subjects:

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