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  • Being an OU student

    In the course, you’ll get a flavour of what OU study is actually like, learn about how you’ll be supported, the technologies you’ll use and start...

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    12 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    08 Aug 2018

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    Being an OU student
    Introductory level Duration 12 hours Updated 08 Aug 2018
    In the course, you’ll get a flavour of what OU study is actually like, learn about...
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    Understanding autism

    Learn about autism, one of the most challenging long-term conditions of the century. This free course, Understanding autism, introduces the autism...

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    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    20 Sep 2018

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    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 20 Sep 2018
    Learn about autism, one of the most challenging long-term conditions of the...
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    Introduction to cyber security: stay safe online

    This free course, Introduction to cyber security: stay safe online, will help you to understand online security and start to protect your digital...

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    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    20 Sep 2018

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    This free course, Introduction to cyber security: stay safe online, will help you...
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    Forensic psychology

    In this free course, Forensic psychology, you will discover how psychology can help obtain evidence from eyewitnesses in police investigations and...

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    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    24 Apr 2018

  • Forensic psychology

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    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 24 Apr 2018
    In this free course, Forensic psychology, you will discover how psychology can...
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    Introduction to bookkeeping and accounting

    Learn about the essential numerical skills required for accounting and bookkeeping. This free course, Introduction to bookkeeping and accounting,...

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    8 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    25 Sep 2018

  • Introduction to bookkeeping and accounting

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    Introductory level Duration 8 hours Updated 25 Sep 2018
    Learn about the essential numerical skills required for accounting and bookkeeping...
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    Succeed with maths – Part 1

    If you feel that maths is a mystery that you want to unravel then this free course is for you. It will guide you through how numbers are put...

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    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    21 Sep 2018

  • Succeed with maths – Part 1

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    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 21 Sep 2018
    If you feel that maths is a mystery that you want to unravel then this free course...
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    Getting started on classical Latin

    This free course, Getting started on classical Latin, has been developed in response to requests from learners who had had no contact with Latin...

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    10 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    18 May 2018

  • Getting started on classical Latin

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    Introductory level Duration 10 hours Updated 18 May 2018
    This free course, Getting started on classical Latin, has been developed in...
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    Using a scientific calculator

    Do you have a Casio fx-83 ES scientific calculator (or a compatible model) and want to learn how to use it? This free course, Using a scientific...

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    10 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    23 Sep 2016

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    Do you have a Casio fx-83 ES scientific calculator (or a compatible model) and...
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    Organisations and management accounting

    This free course, Organisations and management accounting, examines the nature of organisations, specifically their objectives and structure....

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    12 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

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    13 Sep 2018

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    Intermediate level Duration 12 hours Updated 13 Sep 2018
    This free course, Organisations and management accounting, examines the nature of...
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    English: skills for learning

    English: skills for learning, is a free course for anybody who is thinking of studying for a university degree and would like to develop the...

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    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    03 Jan 2018

  • English: skills for learning

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    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 03 Jan 2018
    English: skills for learning, is a free course for anybody who is thinking of...
  • The science of nutrition and healthy eating

    This free course, The science of nutrition and healthy eating, looks at the science behind nutrition, covering aspects of biology, chemistry and...

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    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    24 Jul 2018

  • The science of nutrition and healthy eating

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    The science of nutrition and healthy eating
    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 24 Jul 2018
    This free course, The science of nutrition and healthy eating, looks at the...
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    Succeeding in postgraduate study

    This free course, Succeeding in postgraduate study, will help you to become familiar with the requirements and demands of postgraduate study and to...

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    24 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    24 Apr 2018

  • Succeeding in postgraduate study

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    Advanced level Duration 24 hours Updated 24 Apr 2018
    This free course, Succeeding in postgraduate study, will help you to become...
  • Introduction to child psychology

    Childhood is a time of rapid growth and development, and studying these changes is endlessly stimulating. In this free course, Introduction to...

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    8 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    25 Sep 2018

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    Introductory level Duration 8 hours Updated 25 Sep 2018
    Childhood is a time of rapid growth and development, and studying these changes is...
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    Managing and managing people

    This free course, Managing and managing people, will introduce you to the world of management. We will be looking at a range of topics, including...

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    8 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    19 Jan 2018

  • Managing and managing people

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    This free course, Managing and managing people, will introduce you to the world of...
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    The autistic spectrum: From theory to practice

    PLEASE NOTE: this course was written over ten years ago. The material comes from a ‘classic’ perspective which does not take sufficient account of...

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    20 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    06 Sep 2018

  • The autistic spectrum: From theory to practice

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    PLEASE NOTE: this course was written over ten years ago. The material comes from a...
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    Start writing fiction

    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...

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    12 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 May 2018

  • Start writing fiction

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    Introductory level Duration 12 hours Updated 14 May 2018
    Have you always wanted to write, but never quite had the courage to start? This...
  • Succeed in the workplace

    Do you want to change jobs, are you just starting in the job market or may be returning after a break? If so, then this free course, Succeed in the...

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    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    09 Aug 2018

  • Succeed in the workplace

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    Succeed in the workplace
    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 09 Aug 2018
    Do you want to change jobs, are you just starting in the job market or may be...
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    An introduction to music theory

    Gain an understanding of the basic building blocks of musical theory and notation. This free course, An introduction to music theory, will...

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    8 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    26 Feb 2016

  • An introduction to music theory

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    Introductory level Duration 8 hours Updated 26 Feb 2016
    Gain an understanding of the basic building blocks of musical theory and notation....
  • How to learn a language

    By Fernando Rosell-Aguilar, Tita Beaven

    Learn about the concepts and skills required to learn languages successfully. This free course, How to learn a language, introduces the skills and...

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    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    03 Jul 2018

  • How to learn a language

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    How to learn a language
    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 03 Jul 2018
    Learn about the concepts and skills required to learn languages successfully. This...
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    The world of the primary school

    Primary education is a dynamic and exciting area to study and become involved in. This free course, The world of the primary school, introduces the...

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    8 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    26 Jan 2017

  • The world of the primary school

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    Introductory level Duration 8 hours Updated 26 Jan 2017
    Primary education is a dynamic and exciting area to study and become involved in....
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    Understanding dyslexia

    Dyslexia is a condition affecting literacy skills. This free course, Understanding dyslexia, analyses how our image of normality affects the way we...

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    20 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    18 May 2018

  • Understanding dyslexia

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    Dyslexia is a condition affecting literacy skills. This free course, Understanding...
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    Attachment in the early years

    This free course, Attachment in the early years, covers theory and research in the area of attachment in early childhood. In the 1950s, John Bowlby...

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    6 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    16 Feb 2016

  • Attachment in the early years

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    Intermediate level Duration 6 hours Updated 16 Feb 2016
    This free course, Attachment in the early years, covers theory and research in the...
  • Numbers, units and arithmetic

    Do fractions and decimals make you apprehensive about maths? Do you lack confidence in dealing with numbers? If so, then this free course, Numbers,...

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    5 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    23 Jan 2018

  • Numbers, units and arithmetic

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    Numbers, units and arithmetic
    Introductory level Duration 5 hours Updated 23 Jan 2018
    Do fractions and decimals make you apprehensive about maths? Do you lack...
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    An introduction to social work

    Do you want to learn more about the social work role and develop your understanding of some of the theory associated with social work practice?...

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    Free course

    15 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    27 Sep 2017

  • An introduction to social work

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    Introductory level Duration 15 hours Updated 27 Sep 2017
    Do you want to learn more about the social work role and develop your...
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    Understanding operations management

    Operations management is one of the central functions of all organisations. This free course, Understanding operations management, will provide you...

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    Free course

    4 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    25 May 2017

  • Understanding operations management

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    Advanced level Duration 4 hours Updated 25 May 2017
    Operations management is one of the central functions of all organisations. This...
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