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  • Dangerous Borders: A Journey across India and Pakistan Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: October Films

    Dangerous Borders: A Journey across India and Pakistan

    Adnan Sarwar and Babita Sharma travel the still-volatile border of Pakistan and India.

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    28 Aug 2017

  • Dangerous Borders: A Journey across India and Pakistan

    Dangerous Borders: A Journey across India and Pakistan Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: October Films Updated content
    Updated 28 Aug 2017
    Adnan Sarwar and Babita Sharma travel the still-volatile border of Pakistan and India.
  • British public open to compromise on Brexit deal, new research finds Creative commons image Icon [trading] by Humberto Acevedo, via Flickr under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license
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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    17 Aug 2017

  • British public open to compromise on Brexit deal, new research finds

    British public open to compromise on Brexit deal, new research finds Creative commons image Icon [trading] by Humberto Acevedo, via Flickr under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license New content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 17 Aug 2017
    What kind of Brexit do the people want?
  • The dark side of American populism in the Trump era Creative commons image Icon Nana Gysie under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license

    The dark side of American populism in the Trump era

    By Dr Todd Landman

    Dr Todd Landman, of the University of Nottingham, considers the rise of the right following the fatal violence at a...

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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    16 Aug 2017

  • The dark side of American populism in the Trump era

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    The dark side of American populism in the Trump era Creative commons image Icon Nana Gysie under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license New content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 16 Aug 2017
    Dr Todd Landman, of the University of Nottingham, considers the rise of the right following the fatal violence at a extremist rally in Charlottesville at the...
  • I Bought A Rainforest Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Charlie Hamilton James

    I Bought A Rainforest

    Join Charlie Hamilton James in this OU/BBC co-production, as he attempts to do his bit for the planet by buying a chunk of the Amazon. But his...

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  • I Bought A Rainforest

    I Bought A Rainforest Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Charlie Hamilton James New content
    Introductory level Updated 16 Aug 2017
    Join Charlie Hamilton James in this OU/BBC co-production, as he attempts to do his bit for the planet by buying a chunk of the Amazon. But his plans of...
  • Shopping for citizenship: A conversation at the Citizenshop Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Who We Are

    Shopping for citizenship: A conversation at the Citizenshop

    By Agnes Czajka, Nele Vos

    Nele Vos’s interactive installation, The Citizenshop, is also part of the ‘Who Are We?’ project at Tate Exchange....

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    15 Aug 2017

  • Shopping for citizenship: A conversation at the Citizenshop

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    Shopping for citizenship: A conversation at the Citizenshop Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Who We Are Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 15 Aug 2017
    Nele Vos’s interactive installation, The Citizenshop, is also part of the ‘Who Are We?’ project at Tate Exchange. Agnes asked Nele what kinds of issues The...
  • I Bought A Rainforest - Episode 3 Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Charlie Hamilton James

    I Bought A Rainforest - Episode 3

    By The OpenLearn team

    Nine months on and the project has hit rock-bottom. Charlie has to decide what to do next. In our clips, the forest...

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    14 Aug 2017

  • I Bought A Rainforest - Episode 3

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    I Bought A Rainforest - Episode 3 Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Charlie Hamilton James Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 14 Aug 2017
    Nine months on and the project has hit rock-bottom. Charlie has to decide what to do next. In our clips, the forest catches fire - and Charlie uses a...
  • I Bought A Rainforest - Episode 2 Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Charlie Hamilton James

    I Bought A Rainforest - Episode 2

    By The OpenLearn team

    Torn between his love of the forest and a growing awareness of how hard life can be, Charlie's loyalties are...

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    14 Aug 2017

  • I Bought A Rainforest - Episode 2

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    I Bought A Rainforest - Episode 2 Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Charlie Hamilton James Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 14 Aug 2017
    Torn between his love of the forest and a growing awareness of how hard life can be, Charlie's loyalties are dramatically split. In our video clips, Charlie...
  • I Bought A Rainforest - Episode 1 Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Charlie Hamilton James

    I Bought A Rainforest - Episode 1

    By The OpenLearn team

    Charlie's dream was soon shattered when he got to the land he bought over the phone. And watch Charlie get to know a...

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    14 Aug 2017

  • I Bought A Rainforest - Episode 1

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    I Bought A Rainforest - Episode 1 Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Charlie Hamilton James Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 14 Aug 2017
    Charlie's dream was soon shattered when he got to the land he bought over the phone. And watch Charlie get to know a local resident - a venomous snake.
  • How Trump's 'fire and fury' threatens to destabilise the Asian Pacific region Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Samuel Guerra

    How Trump's 'fire and fury' threatens to destabilise the Asian Pacific region

    By Genevieve Hohnen

    Donald Trump's strongman rhetoric in the face of North Korean provocations is a risk for the whole region, believes...

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    10 Aug 2017

  • How Trump's 'fire and fury' threatens to destabilise the Asian Pacific region

    How Trump's 'fire and fury' threatens to destabilise the Asian Pacific region Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Samuel Guerra New content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 10 Aug 2017
    Donald Trump's strongman rhetoric in the face of North Korean provocations is a risk for the whole region, believes Genevieve Hohnen.
  • Despite sanctions, North Korea's nuclear programme is enjoying success. How? Creative commons image Icon Roman Harak under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    Despite sanctions, North Korea's nuclear programme is enjoying success. How?

    By Daniel Salisbury

    Despite over a decade of sanctions, North Korea has pursued an ever-more-successful program aimed at developing...

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    09 Aug 2017

  • Despite sanctions, North Korea's nuclear programme is enjoying success. How?

    Despite sanctions, North Korea's nuclear programme is enjoying success. How? Creative commons image Icon Roman Harak under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 09 Aug 2017
    Despite over a decade of sanctions, North Korea has pursued an ever-more-successful program aimed at developing nuclear weapons. So, asks Daniel Salisbury,...

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  • Seeing institutions in different ways

    To help you to understand the complexity of institutional development, this free course, Seeing institutions in different ways, will present...

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    12 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

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    29 Mar 2016

  • Seeing institutions in different ways

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    Seeing institutions in different ways Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dave Dyet - http://www.freeimages.com/photo/204998
    Advanced level Duration 12 hours Updated 29 Mar 2016
    To help you to understand the complexity of institutional development, this free...
  • Understanding international development

    This free course, Understanding international development, introduces and explores international development by considering the three themes...

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    20 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    29 Mar 2016

  • Understanding international development

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    Introductory level Duration 20 hours Updated 29 Mar 2016
    This free course, Understanding international development, introduces and explores...
  • Young people’s wellbeing

    What do we mean by 'wellbeing' for young people? How is it shaped by social differences and inequalities, and how can we improve young people's...

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    16 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

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    12 Feb 2016

  • Young people’s wellbeing

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    Young people’s wellbeing Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Advanced level Duration 16 hours Updated 12 Feb 2016
    What do we mean by 'wellbeing' for young people? How is it shaped by social...

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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 14 Aug 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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    Certificate of Higher Education Open Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Irochka | Dreamstime.com
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 14 Aug 2017
    If you’re keen to try university study and want to keep your options open, this...

    Diploma of Higher Education Open

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    Diploma of Higher Education Open
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 14 Aug 2017
    Studying at university level is not just about gaining a degree. We also offer a...

    BA (Honours) International Studies

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    BA  (Honours) International Studies
    Duration 3600 hours Updated 14 Aug 2017
    Our world is divided into many different societies. Yet it is increasingly...

    BA (Honours) Business Studies

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    BA (Honours) Business Studies Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: iStock
    Duration 3600 hours Updated 14 Aug 2017
    How do businesses develop strategies, handle risk and take decisions? What’s...