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  • The value of coffee

    This free course explores the economic and cultural value of coffee. You will follow the chain of processes that connect the drink you enjoy on a...

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    3 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    09 Feb 2017

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    The value of coffee
    Introductory level Duration 3 hours Updated 09 Feb 2017
    This free course explores the economic and cultural value of coffee. You will...
  • Economics explains discrimination in the labour market

    Discrimination in the labour market exists in many forms: the 'glass ceiling', ageism, racism, and so on. This free course, Economics explains...

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    Level: 3 Advanced

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    Advanced level Duration 8 hours Updated 05 Feb 2016
    Discrimination in the labour market exists in many forms: the 'glass ceiling',...

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    Certificate of Higher Education in Social Sciences

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    Certificate of Higher Education in Social Sciences Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 27 Feb 2017
    Are you interested in what shapes the lives we lead and the decisions we make?...

    Diploma of Higher Education in Financial Services

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    Duration 2400 hours Updated 27 Feb 2017
    With global financial markets and personal finances making the headlines daily,...

    BA/BSc Open degree

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    BA/BSc Open degree Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime
    Duration 3600 hours Updated 27 Feb 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 27 Feb 2017
    If you’re keen to try university study and want to keep your options open, this...

    Foundation Degree in Financial Services

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    Foundation Degree in Financial Services Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 27 Feb 2017
    With global financial markets and personal finances making the headlines daily,...

    BSc (Honours) Economics and Mathematical Sciences

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    BSc (Honours) Economics and Mathematical Sciences Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime
    Duration 3600 hours Updated 27 Feb 2017
    Graduates who understand the commercial and economic environment and who are also...

    Diploma of Higher Education Open

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    Duration 2400 hours Updated 27 Feb 2017
    Studying at university level is not just about gaining a degree. We also offer a...

    Diploma of Higher Education in Combined Social Sciences

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    Diploma of Higher Education in Combined Social Sciences Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 27 Feb 2017
    Does material consumption make us happier? Is parenting a social as well as an...

    BA (Honours) Business Studies

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    BA (Honours) Business Studies Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: iStock
    Duration 3600 hours Updated 27 Feb 2017
    How do businesses develop strategies, handle risk and take decisions? What’s...

    BA (Honours) Politics, Philosophy and Economics

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    BA (Honours) Politics, Philosophy and Economics Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime
    Duration 3600 hours Updated 27 Feb 2017
    Where do social order (and disorder) come from? How can we make ourselves richer,...

    BA (Honours) Combined Social Sciences

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    Duration 3600 hours Updated 27 Feb 2017
    What causes riots? Is commercialisation eroding childhood? Does poverty lead to...

    The uses of social science

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    The uses of social science Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime
    Intermediate level Duration 600 hours Updated 27 Feb 2017 Register by 14 Sep 2017
    What can social science tell us about the social world? How can it help us solve...

    Personal investment in an uncertain world

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    Intermediate level Duration 300 hours Updated 27 Feb 2017 Register by 14 Sep 2017
    Explores some of the concepts that underpin investment planning and examines how...

    Doing economics: people, markets and policy

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    Doing economics: people, markets and policy Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime
    Advanced level Duration 600 hours Updated 27 Feb 2017 Register by 14 Sep 2017
    Examine the various economic theories that explain people’s behaviour in...

    You and your money: personal finance in context

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    You and your money: personal finance in context Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
    Introductory level Duration 300 hours Updated 27 Feb 2017 Register by 14 Sep 2017
    This practical course builds your financial knowledge and skills, improves your...

    Running the economy

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    Intermediate level Duration 600 hours Updated 27 Feb 2017 Register by 14 Sep 2017
    Learn how to think like an economist and understand the problems of running the...

    International relations: continuity and change in global politics

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    Advanced level Duration 600 hours Updated 27 Feb 2017 Register by 14 Sep 2017
    Studying this module will help you to understand the key areas of change and the...