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Small Data: Summer petrol prices

Small Data: Summer petrol prices Creative commons image Credit: Albert Bridge under CC-BY-SA licence New content
Updated 01 Aug 2014
It's August - and many families will be heading off soon on summer holidays. But how has the cost of petrol changed over the last ten years?

Host City Glasgow: Ten things the tourist guides probably never mentioned

Host City Glasgow: Ten things the tourist guides probably never mentioned Creative commons image Credit: STV under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 licence New content
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 01 Aug 2014
Take away the glitz, glamour and the 'pan-loafy' spectacular of the Commonwealth Games and discover the authenic side of 'Glesga' in this 'wee'...

Behind the fence: The side of Glasgow games you’re not meant to see

Behind the fence: The side of Glasgow games you’re not meant to see Copyrighted image Credit: Hilary Mooney New content
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 01 Aug 2014
The positive hype around the Commonwealth Games may give you the impression it’s all smiles and success in Glasgow at present, but are the social...

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Political ordering

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Political ordering Copyrighted image Credit: Used with permission
Introductory level Duration 10 hours Updated 04 Feb 2014
This unit asks questions about what states are and how they are involved in the processes of governing and ordering social life. Beginning from an...

Innovation, markets and industrial change

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Intermediate level Duration 15 hours Updated 04 Feb 2014
How does a firm emerge as ‘leader of the pack’? Why do most of the small firms so common in the early years of new industries disappear? This unit...

Information technology: A new era?

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Intermediate level Duration 15 hours Updated 04 Feb 2014
Do the advances in information technology equate to a new industrial revolution? The advances by IBM, Dell and many other manufacturers have...

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Certificate of Higher Education in Social Sciences

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Certificate of Higher Education in Social Sciences Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University/Karen Parker Updated content
Duration 1200 hours Updated 02 Aug 2014
Are you interested in what shapes the lives we lead and the decisions we make? Have you wondered why people continue to smoke when they know the...

Diploma of Higher Education in Counselling

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Duration 2400 hours Updated 02 Aug 2014
The value of counselling to improve well-being and quality of life is increasingly recognised in society. From everyday worries to serious mental...

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 02 Aug 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...