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  • Effects of pollutants on the aquatic environment

    Effects of pollutants on the aquatic environment is a free course. It begins with an introduction to water and goes on to briefly outline the major...

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    3 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

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    01 Feb 2017

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    Advanced level Duration 3 hours Updated 01 Feb 2017
    Effects of pollutants on the aquatic environment is a free course. It begins with...
  • Water for life

    Atoms, elements and molecules are the building blocks of everything that makes up our world, including ourselves. In this free course, Water for...

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    15 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    28 Sep 2016

  • Water for life

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    Introductory level Duration 15 hours Updated 28 Sep 2016
    Atoms, elements and molecules are the building blocks of everything that makes up...
  • Unclear about nuclear?

    Young people (18+) who are interested in but unsure about entering the nuclear industry will find assistance in this free course, Unclear about...

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    20 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    13 Sep 2016

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    Unclear about nuclear?
    Introductory level Duration 20 hours Updated 13 Sep 2016
    Young people (18+) who are interested in but unsure about entering the nuclear...
  • Operations, technology and stakeholder value

    The management of processes or operations is the very essence of any kind of business enterprise, and it is critically important that they are...

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    40 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

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    24 Aug 2016

  • Operations, technology and stakeholder value

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    Advanced level Duration 40 hours Updated 24 Aug 2016
    The management of processes or operations is the very essence of any kind of...
  • Earth's physical resources: petroleum

    The discovery of the world's first major underground oil field in Pennsylvania, USA in 1859 sparked the continuing era of the world's reliance on...

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    12 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    18 Aug 2016

  • Earth's physical resources: petroleum

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    Intermediate level Duration 12 hours Updated 18 Aug 2016
    The discovery of the world's first major underground oil field in Pennsylvania,...
  • Global warming

    This free course provides an introduction to global warming. We will be considering the history of global warming by looking at the pattern of ice...

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    5 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    12 Aug 2016

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    Introductory level Duration 5 hours Updated 12 Aug 2016
    This free course provides an introduction to global warming. We will be...
  • Energy in buildings

    Themes covered in this free course, Energy in buildings, include reducing heating demand in buildings, heating systems and fuel emissions, and...

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    10 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

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    03 May 2016

  • Energy in buildings

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    Energy in buildings
    Advanced level Duration 10 hours Updated 03 May 2016
    Themes covered in this free course, Energy in buildings, include reducing heating...
  • Logframe planning

    As a way of thinking about projects, Logical Framework Analysis helps to focus on some key questions during the project design process. This free...

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    3 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

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    22 Apr 2016

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    Advanced level Duration 3 hours Updated 22 Apr 2016
    As a way of thinking about projects, Logical Framework Analysis helps to focus on...
  • Working with our environment: an introduction

    Global warming: are we responsible? Is our environmental impact damaging the planet? This free course, Working with our environment: an...

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    11 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    30 Mar 2016

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    Introductory level Duration 11 hours Updated 30 Mar 2016
    Global warming: are we responsible? Is our environmental impact damaging the...
  • Sustainable Scotland

    Sustainable Scotland is a free course that will appeal to anyone with an interest in a sustainable future in the context of contemporary Scottish...

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    5 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    30 Mar 2016

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    Introductory level Duration 5 hours Updated 30 Mar 2016
    Sustainable Scotland is a free course that will appeal to anyone with an interest...

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    BA/BSc Open degree

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    BA/BSc Open degree Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime
    Duration 3600 hours Updated 27 Feb 2017
    Over 40 per cent of OU students who graduate do so with an Open degree. It’s a...

    Certificate of Higher Education Open

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    Duration 1200 hours Updated 27 Feb 2017
    If you’re keen to try university study and want to keep your options open, this...

    Certificate of Higher Education in Environment

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    Certificate of Higher Education in Environment Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 27 Feb 2017
    How can we best think about and live sustainably within natural and built...

    Diploma of Higher Education Open

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    Duration 2400 hours Updated 27 Feb 2017
    Studying at university level is not just about gaining a degree. We also offer a...

    BA (Honours) Business Studies

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    Duration 3600 hours Updated 27 Feb 2017
    How do businesses develop strategies, handle risk and take decisions? What’s...

    BSc (Honours) Environmental Science

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    BSc (Honours) Environmental Science Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
    Duration 3600 hours Updated 27 Feb 2017
    Environmental science is a vital and vibrant subject, exploring the complexities...

    BSc (Honours) Environmental Management and Technology

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    Duration 3600 hours Updated 27 Feb 2017
    How can we best manage the environment, given the pressures that threaten its...

    BA (Honours) Environmental Studies

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    Duration 3600 hours Updated 27 Feb 2017
    Environmental change affects us all, and the challenge of how human society can –...

    Innovation: designing for change

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    Advanced level Duration 600 hours Updated 27 Feb 2017 Register by 14 Sep 2017
    This project-based module looks at how successful innovations emerge, and how...

    Renewable energy

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    Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 27 Feb 2017 Register by 14 Sep 2017
    You’ll review the eight main renewable energy technologies and develop your...