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Sheffield International Documentary Festival: Lifting the Lid

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Sheffield International Documentary Festival: Lifting the Lid Copyrighted image Credit: Chella Quint
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 04 Jun 2014
Chella Quint invites viewers to join her on a brief journey through the history of disposable 'feminine hygiene product' adverts.

Smoking out the tobacco industry

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Updated 11 Apr 2014
With plain packaging now looking a certainty, experts from the OU's Institute for Social Marketing explore the future for the UK tobacco industry.

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Health is everywhere: Unravelling the mystery of health

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Intermediate level Duration 6 hours Updated 10 Dec 2013
This unit considers two ideas: that health is an ever-present factor in our lives, and that health is something difficult to define. But how can we...

Finding information in health and lifestyle

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Introductory level Duration 9 hours Updated 08 Jul 2013
This unit will help you to identify and use information in health and lifestyle, whether for your work, study or personal purposes. Experiment with...

What's in a title: Understanding meanings in community care

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Intermediate level Duration 4 hours Updated 12 Oct 2012
What do we mean by ‘community’, ‘care’ and ‘welfare’? In this unit you will explore the meanings of these words in their historical and cultural...

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Diploma of Higher Education in Counselling

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Duration 2400 hours Updated 30 Jul 2014
The value of counselling to improve well-being and quality of life is increasingly recognised in society. From everyday worries to serious mental...

Certificate in Health and Social Care

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Duration 600 hours Updated 30 Jul 2014
Care is constantly in the headlines because it involves such a huge workforce and huge budgets, and profoundly affects so many lives. And what...