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What’s in a name?

What’s in a name? Copyrighted image Credit: Dmitry Naumov | Dreamstime.com
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 05 Jun 2014
The way in which we use names can influence perception and behaviour without us realising.

Rewriting Jane Austen: when old meets new

Rewriting Jane Austen: when old meets new Copyrighted image Credit: © Brad Calkins | Dreamstime.com
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 29 Oct 2013
Joanna Trollope's Sense and Sensibility is a modern take on Jane Austen's classic novel. But how close to the original is she?

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Cànan nan Gàidheal

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Cànan nan Gàidheal Copyrighted image Credit: Used with permission
Introductory level Duration 15 hours Updated 01 Sep 2011
’S e dùthaich ioma-chànanach a tha ann an Alba an-diugh. Tha a’ Ghàidhlig, Albais agus Beurla, còmhla ri cànain Eòrpach agus eile a tha nise san...

Gaelic in modern Scotland

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Introductory level Duration 15 hours Updated 25 Aug 2011
Modern Scotland is a multi-lingual country. Gaelic, Scots and English, along with newer introductions from Europe and beyond, all influence the way...

Croeso: beginners' Welsh

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Introductory level Duration 55 mins Updated 09 Feb 2011
Are you interested in learning more about one of Europe's oldest languages? Or would you simply like to brush up on your Welsh? Then look no...

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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 28 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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BA/BSc Open degree Copyrighted image Credit: Dreamstime Updated content
Duration 3000 hours Updated 28 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...

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Diploma of Higher Education Open Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker Updated content
Duration 2400 hours Updated 28 Jul 2014
Studying at university level is not just about gaining a degree. We also offer a range of other qualifications, including Certificates and Diplomas...