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Oecumene: Citizenship after Orientalism

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Intermediate level Duration 1 hour Updated 03 Mar 2014
How do we define being a citizen?  In what ways has the idea of citizenship expanded?

Does longevity have a role in clothing?

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Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 22 Oct 2013
Making clothes overseas needn't be a bad thing - providing the items aren't throwaway.

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A Europe of the Regions?

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A Europe of the Regions? Copyrighted image Credit: Used with permission
Intermediate level Duration 8 hours Updated 25 Jul 2013
What role will the ‘regions’ play in the emerging governance structures of the European Union? This unit examines the rise of the regions and...

Why maps are made

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Introductory level Duration 8 hours Updated 20 Mar 2012
Cars have sat nav systems, mobile phones use GPS: maps are important in everyday life whether captured by aerial photography, satellite imagery or...

Developing countries in the world trade regime

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Advanced level Duration 8 hours Updated 25 Jul 2011
Free trade or fair trade? This unit will help you to analyse the relationship that exists between developed and developing countries under the...

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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 31 Jul 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...

Certificate of Higher Education Open

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Duration 1200 hours Updated 31 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...

BA/BSc Open degree

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Duration 3000 hours Updated 31 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...