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Hestia Project map and partners’ resources

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Introductory level Updated 17 Sep 2014
Follow the guidance on how to make the most of the Hestia Project map and explore the links to find out more about Hestia Project partners, to take...

Classical studies: it's more than the words

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Introductory level Updated 17 Sep 2014
When thinking about ancient literature and historiography, we need to consider more than just the words written, but the aims of the author, role...

Solon upsets the wealthy Croesus

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Intermediate level Updated 17 Sep 2014
Consider the answer to Croesus’ question of him about ‘happiness’ before exploring possible routes for Solon’s journey, comparing them with...

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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...

Health, disease and society: Scottish influence in the 19th century

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Intermediate level Duration 10 hours Updated 06 Nov 2013
This unit examines the role that Scots played in contributing to the developments in healthcare during the nineteenth century. The radical...

The Enlightenment

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Intermediate level Duration 16 hours Updated 17 Oct 2013
The unit will examine the Enlightenment. To help understand the nature and scale of the cultural changes of the time, we offer a 'map' of the...

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Certificate of Higher Education Open

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Duration 1200 hours Updated 23 Sep 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 23 Sep 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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Duration 1200 hours Updated 23 Sep 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...