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Small Data: 21st Century station openings

Small Data: 21st Century station openings Creative commons image Credit: Ian Roberts under CC-BY-SA licence New content
Updated 17 Apr 2014
There have been over seventy rail and light rail stations opened in the UK since the start of the century. Small Data gathers them in one place.

Smoking out the tobacco industry

Smoking out the tobacco industry Creative commons image Credit: Jack Greenmaven under CC-BY-SA licence New content
Updated 11 Apr 2014
With plain packaging now looking a certainty, experts from the OU's Institute for Social Marketing explore the future for the UK tobacco industry.

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Modelling displacements and velocities

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Modelling displacements and velocities Copyrighted image Credit: Used with permission
Introductory Level Duration 3 hours Updated 05 Mar 2014
In this unit you will see first how to convert vectors from geometric form, in terms of a magnitude and direction, to component form, and...

Introduction to computer forensics and investigations

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Intermediate Level Duration 6 hours Updated 05 Mar 2014
This unit is an easy introduction to some of the issues both in data privacy and computer forensics - with a few easily available tools people can...

People-centred designing

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Introductory Level Duration 12 hours Updated 05 Mar 2014
Designed products surround us all and range from bus tickets to buildings. This unit focuses firmly on usability and the increasingly important...

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Algorithms, data structures and computability

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Algorithms, data structures and computability Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker
Intermediate Level Duration 300 hours Updated 04 Jul 2013 Register by 05 Sep 2013
You will learn how to take a problem and state it precisely using an algorithm so that it can be solved with a computer.This course emphasises how...

Mathematical methods

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Mathematical methods Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker
Intermediate Level Duration 300 hours Updated 21 Jun 2013 Register by 05 Sep 2013
Solve real problems by transforming them into mathematical models and learning methods of solution, including differential equations, linear...

MSc in Engineering

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MSc in Engineering Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker
Duration 1950 hours Updated 21 Jun 2013
Our accredited MSc in Engineering builds on previous study and offers you an opportunity to research an engineering topic in depth.This MSc in...