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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
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.

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Engineering: The nature of problems

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Engineering: The nature of problems Copyrighted image Credit: Used with permission
Intermediate level Duration 40 hours Updated 28 Jul 2011
Engineering is about extending the horizons of society by solving technical problems, ranging from the meeting of basic human needs for food and...

Engineering: The challenge of temperature

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Intermediate level Duration 40 hours Updated 22 Jul 2011
Engineering is about extending the horizons of society by solving technical problems, ranging from the meeting of basic human needs for food and...

Introduction to structural integrity

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Advanced level Duration 20 hours Updated 20 Jul 2011
The I-35W bridge collapse in Minneapolis in August 2007, resulting in at least 13 deaths, illustrates the importance of structural integrity. This...

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Duration 1200 hours Updated 25 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...

Top-up Bachelor of Engineering with Honours

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Duration 1200 hours Updated 25 Jul 2014
This course enables you to top up your knowledge and skills to honours degree level if you have completed an OU foundation degree or diploma of...

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Duration 3000 hours Updated 25 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...