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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 Apr 2018

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    In this free course, Forensic psychology, you will discover how psychology can...
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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

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    03 May 2018

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    This free course, Introduction to cyber security: stay safe online, will help you...
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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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    11 Feb 2016

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    Intermediate level Duration 12 hours Updated 11 Feb 2016
    This free course, Organisations and management accounting, examines the nature of...
  • 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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    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...
  • 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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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    24 Jul 2018

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    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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    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

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    18 May 2018

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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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    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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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    26 Feb 2016

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    Gain an understanding of the basic building blocks of musical theory and notation....
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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

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    28 Mar 2018

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    If you feel that maths is a mystery that you want to unravel then this free course...
  • How to learn a language

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    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

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    03 Jul 2018

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    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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    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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    03 Jan 2018

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    English: skills for learning, is a free course for anybody who is thinking of...
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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

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    24 Apr 2018

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    This free course, Succeeding in postgraduate study, will help you to become...
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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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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    06 Dec 2017

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    Learn about the essential numerical skills required for accounting and bookkeeping...
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    Leadership and followership

    This free course, Leadership and followership, will help you to explore what makes a good leader, recognise common leadership challenges, and...

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    24 hours

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    09 Aug 2018

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    This free course, Leadership and followership, will help you to explore what makes...
  • Moons of our Solar System

    In this free course, Moons of our Solar System, explore the many moons of our Solar System. Find out what makes them special. Should we send humans...

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    24 hours

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    30 Jul 2018

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    In this free course, Moons of our Solar System, explore the many moons of our...
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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...
  • 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

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    18 May 2018

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    Childhood is a time of rapid growth and development, and studying these changes is...
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    Different types of business

    A small grocery store run by one person and perhaps their family must pose quite different challenges from a multinational corporation with...

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    3 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    14 Apr 2016

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    A small grocery store run by one person and perhaps their family must pose quite...
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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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    4 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    25 May 2017

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    Operations management is one of the central functions of all organisations. This...
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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

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    14 May 2018

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    Have you always wanted to write, but never quite had the courage to start? This...
  • Start writing fiction: characters and stories

    Start writing fiction is a free course that helps you to get started with your own fiction writing, focusing on the central skill of creating...

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    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    22 Jun 2018

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    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 22 Jun 2018
    Start writing fiction is a free course that helps you to get started with your own...
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    Starting with psychology

    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 and...

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    5 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    26 May 2017

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    The most 'important and greatest puzzle' we face as humans is ourselves (Boring,...
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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

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    This free course, Managing and managing people, will introduce you to the world of...
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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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    15 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    27 Sep 2017

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    Do you want to learn more about the social work role and develop your...
  • Teaching and learning tricky topics

    This free course is designed to provide a background and understanding of tricky topics, the practical application of threshold concepts, and their...

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    24 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

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    01 Aug 2018

  • Teaching and learning tricky topics

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    Teaching and learning tricky topics
    Intermediate level Duration 24 hours Updated 01 Aug 2018
    This free course is designed to provide a background and understanding of tricky...
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    Succeed with learning

    Succeed with learning is a free, introductory course for people who want to feel more confident about their learning skills. Informal in approach,...

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    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    12 Oct 2016

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    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 12 Oct 2016
    Succeed with learning is a free, introductory course for people who want to feel...
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