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United Nations Day

United Nations Day Copyrighted image Credit: © Dean Bertoncelj | Dreamstime.com New content
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 24 Oct 2014
To celebrate the United Nations Day (24 October), we round up some useful resources to look at the evolution of human rights, peace and...

Saving Setrus: To Intervene or not to Intervene

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Saving Setrus: To Intervene or not to Intervene Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University
Duration 15 mins Updated 22 Jul 2014
A neighbouring state is falling into war. You're the Prime Minister - can you use your political capital to legally intervene? Should you even try?

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Environment: journeys through a changing world

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Environment: journeys through a changing world Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University 2008
Introductory level Duration 1 hour 15 mins Updated 08 Mar 2010
Genetically, mountain gorillas are amongst our closest living relatives, and also one of the world's most endangered species. Half the world's...

A Buen Puerto: Fast Forward in Spanish

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A Buen Puerto: Fast Forward in Spanish Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University 2008
Advanced level Duration 1 hour 45 mins Updated 03 Sep 2008
This is an advanced-level course using a variety of authentic materials from Spain and Latin America to improve your language skills and knowledge...

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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 24 Oct 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 24 Oct 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...

Diploma of Higher Education Open

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Diploma of Higher Education Open Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker Updated content
Duration 2400 hours Updated 24 Oct 2014
Studying at university level is not just about gaining a degree. We also offer a range of other qualifications, including Certificates and Diplomas...