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Succeed with maths – Part 1

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Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 17 Feb 2015
[BETA] If you feel that maths is a mystery that you want to unravel then this short 8-week course is for you. The course will guide you through how...

Introduction to Bookkeeping and Accounting

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Introduction to Bookkeeping and Accounting
Introductory level Duration 8 hours Updated 21 Jan 2014
This unit provides an introduction to the essential numerical skills required for accounting and bookkeeping. It also explains the fundamental...

Start writing fiction

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Introductory level Duration 12 hours Updated 06 Feb 2015
Have you always wanted to write, but never quite had the courage to start? This free course, Start Writing Fiction, will give you an insight into...

Essay and report writing skills

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Introductory level Duration 15 hours Updated 18 Aug 2014
Writing reports and assignments can be a daunting prospect. This unit is designed to help you develop the skills you need to write effectively for...

English: skills for learning

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Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 17 Feb 2015
[BETA] This course is for anybody who is thinking of studying for a university degree and would like to develop the English reading and writing...

Management: Perspective and practice

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Masters level Duration 10 hours Updated 16 Jun 2011
This unit introduces you to a range of different ways of thinking about organisations and approaches to managing the people who work within them.

Moons

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Moons
Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 09 Feb 2015
Explore the many moons of our Solar System. Find out what makes them special. Should we send humans to our Moon again?

Getting started on Classical Latin

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Introductory level Duration 10 hours Updated 12 Dec 2013
Latin is the basis for many languages in the world. This unit will provide you with a general introduction to learning Latin allowing you to assess...

Understanding operations management

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Advanced level Duration 4 hours Updated 17 Oct 2013
Operations management is one of the central functions of all organisations whether producing goods or services, or in the private, public or...

Starting with psychology

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Introductory level Duration 5 hours Updated 21 Aug 2014
The most ‘important and greatest puzzle’ we face as humans is ourselves (Boring, 1950, p. 56). Humans are a puzzle – one that is complex, subtle...

Organisations and management accounting

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Intermediate level Duration 12 hours Updated 22 May 2014
This OpenLearn study unit examines the nature of organisations, specifically their objectives and structure. Organisational objectives and...

Succeed with maths – Part 2

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Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 12 Feb 2015
[BETA] Following on from Succeed with maths – Part 1 this course will continue to develop your mathematical knowledge and skills using everyday...

Taking your first steps into higher education

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Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 17 Feb 2015
[BETA] What is university study like? Is it for me? If you are asking yourself these questions, this badged course is for you. ...

The importance of interpersonal skills

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Introductory level Duration 3 hours Updated 17 Oct 2013
To succeed in management you need good interpersonal skills, you need to understand how to deal with other people. This unit will help you gain an...

Writing what you know

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Introductory level Duration 8 hours Updated 17 Oct 2013
Do you want to improve your descriptive writing? This unit will help you to develop your perception of the world about you and enable you to see...

Managing my money

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Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 17 Feb 2015
Gain the skills to manage your personal finances: managing budgets, debts, investments, property purchase, pensions and insurance.

Learning to teach: Becoming a reflective practitioner

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Learning to teach: Becoming a reflective practitioner
Masters level Duration 5 hours Updated 25 Feb 2014
This is the third of four units which comprise the course 'Learning to teach'. Critical reflection is crucial to becoming a successful teacher....

An introduction to music theory

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Introductory level Duration 8 hours Updated 09 Jun 2011
This unit provides an introduction to music theory pitched at a level equivalent to Grades 1-3 of the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of...

Introduction to computer forensics and investigations

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Intermediate level Duration 6 hours Updated 18 Sep 2014
This unit is an easy introduction to some of the issues both in data privacy and computer forensics - with a few easily available tools people can...

English in the world today

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Introductory level Duration 8 hours Updated 17 Oct 2013
How did English become the global force it is today? This unit explores the state and status of English in the world. It looks at the diversity of...

Spanish: Espacios públicos

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Introductory level Duration 20 hours Updated 17 Oct 2013
This unit is taken from Portales, a language course that concentrates on Spanish as a tool for communication, but it also provides some insights...

Using a scientific calculator

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Introductory level Duration 10 hours Updated 03 May 2012
Do you have a Casio fx-83 ES scientific calculator (or a compatible model) and want to learn how to use it? This unit will help you to understand...

Exploring childrens' learning

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Intermediate level Duration 20 hours Updated 26 Sep 2014
How does a child’s mind and behaviour change as they develop over time? In this unit four theories of child development are explored. Each theory...

Parliament and the law

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Introductory level Duration 20 hours Updated 15 Jun 2011
How are rules made and who can influence this procedure? This unit will introduce you to the rule-making processes in of the UK Houses of...

Numbers, units and arithmetic

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Numbers, units and arithmetic
Introductory level Duration 5 hours Updated 17 Oct 2013
Do fractions and decimals make you apprehensive about maths? Do you lack confidence in dealing with numbers? If so, then this unit is for you. The...