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Find out how effective infection control in health and social care can tackle the global risk of antimicrobial resistance.
Examine the physical, cognitive and social development we undergo throughout our lives.
Explores the new reproductive technologies, the opportunities they provide, and the profound social challenges they pose.
Explore the value of ethical thinking for research, using an ethical appraisal framework to develop and evaluate studies.
How is your health data being used? Find out and discover tools and methods to improve how your health data is managed.
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 drivers of the social science credibility crisis and learn tools to make your own work more open and reproducible.
Become a critical consumer of social statistics. Learn what numbers reveal, when and why they mislead, and how to spot fake news.
An introduction to the challenges of water security on a local and global scale.
Explore the field of medical humanities - the intersection of the arts, humanities and healthcare - with this free online course.
Learn up-to-date skills for individuals and public and private organisations in health and care data analytics.
Learn how Global Systems Science can inform and model the impact of social, economic, political and environmental policy making.
Explore the impact of social media on the world and learn how to put it to good use in everyday life.
This course will enhance the knowledge of any person involved in the administration of medicines to patients with dysphagia.
Gain valuable insight into sustainable construction and development, and learn best practices from sustainability initiatives.
Improve your understanding of the complex biology behind social issues that affect each of us and society.
Enrich your mind, diversify your skills and safeguard your future with our new work-ready arts degree at the University of Newcastle (UON).
Learn how to use systems and complexity thinking to address a variety of social, managerial and policy problems.
From sources such as satellites, sensors and social media, how can environmental data analytics benefit business and research?
Learn how to research and write a high-quality research proposal for postgraduate applications.
Explore how the web has changed our world and what the future might hold, with this free online course introducing Web Science.
Learn the epidemiological methods used to understand the causes of diseases and how social factors influence their development.
Learn the power of Linked Data, explore how it’s revolutionising the web and get to grips with it by writing queries in SPARQL.
Learn how new digital health technologies are transforming cancer management with this course for healthcare professionals.
Offers a practical introduction to the methodology of corpus linguistics for researchers in social sciences and humanities
Get an introduction to Haskell, the increasingly popular functional programming language, with this University of Glasgow course.
This free online course will explore the impact of compassionate care, for both practitioners and users of health and social care.
Understand what makes message persuasive and learn how to develop more persuasive messaging for PR, marketing and advertising.
Find out more about the climate of the past and how climate change can present a number of risks and opportunities.
How do you understand whether health evidence is likely to be reliable or not? Find out in this free online course.
Discover NHS values and prepare for a career in nursing and midwifery with this free online course.
Understand how new technologies can make supply chains more sustainable and learn how to deal with today's trends.
Whether you want to learn about mindfulness at work or mental health in your personal life, FutureLearn can help. Join one of our short health and wellbeing courses for the latest advice and start developing your skills.
Learn how the new Environmental Humanities field is shaping how we understand environmental issues, with this free online course.
Understand how we can balance human needs with caring for the planet with this free online course about climate change.