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OU on the BBC: Timewatch - Last Day of World War One

OU on the BBC: Timewatch - Last Day of World War One Copyrighted image Credit: BBC Updated content
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 25 Jul 2014
Michael Palin joins the Timewatch team to discover why troops were still dying after the peace had been signed.

Loss of diversity and the English language

Loss of diversity and the English language Copyrighted image Credit: Jupiter Images
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 04 Jul 2014
Dr Daniel Allington thinks loss of diversity has impacted on the development of the English Language the most 

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Start writing fiction alumni forum

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Start writing fiction alumni forum
Introductory level Duration 1 hour Updated 23 Jun 2014
The Start writing fiction alumni forum encourages the insightful discussions and topical debates with other learners.

Studying the arts and humanities

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Studying the arts and humanities Copyrighted image Credit: Used with permission
Introductory level Duration 4 hours Updated 20 Feb 2014
This unit is an introduction to studying the arts and humanities. It takes you through a series of exercises designed to develop your approach to...

Veiling

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Veiling
Intermediate level Duration 10 hours Updated 22 Jan 2014
This unit explores controversies associated with the practice of ‘veiling’ within Islam. The Islamic ‘veil', be it in the form of the hijab, niqab,...

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Certificate of Higher Education Open

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Certificate of Higher Education Open Copyrighted image Credit: Irochka | Dreamstime.com Updated content
Duration 1200 hours Updated 31 Jul 2014
If you’re keen to try university study and want to keep your options open, this certificate course is ideal. It’s part of our unique Open...

BA/BSc Open degree

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Duration 3000 hours Updated 31 Jul 2014
Over 40 per cent of OU students who graduate do so with an Open degree. It’s a statistic we’re proud of – the BA/BSc Open is one of the most...

Certificate of Higher Education in Humanities

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Certificate of Higher Education in Humanities Copyrighted image Credit: Dreamstime Updated content
Duration 1200 hours Updated 31 Jul 2014
Why study the arts? Apart from sheer enjoyment, these subjects give you an enormous breadth of cultural literacy while training you to think and...