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  • Hugh's Wild West Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Nalini Crack - Keo Films

    Hugh's Wild West

    Lifelong nature-lover Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall pursues his fascination with the wildlife of the West country.

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  • Hugh's Wild West

    Hugh's Wild West Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Nalini Crack - Keo Films Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 27 Jan 2018
    Lifelong nature-lover Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall pursues his fascination with the wildlife of the West country.
  • How have family budgets changed in sixty years? Creative commons image Icon Paul Townsend under Creative Commons BY-ND 4.0 license

    How have family budgets changed in sixty years?

    By Joanna Bulman

    The government has been gathering data about household outgoings for six decades. It tracks social and structural...

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  • How have family budgets changed in sixty years?

    How have family budgets changed in sixty years? Creative commons image Icon Paul Townsend under Creative Commons BY-ND 4.0 license New content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 18 Jan 2018
    The government has been gathering data about household outgoings for six decades. It tracks social and structural changes  over those times, says the...
  • Is Bitcoin a bubble - and why must it burst? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: rihaij

    Is Bitcoin a bubble - and why must it burst?

    By Brian Lucey, Larisa Yarovaya

    One view of the rising cryptocurrency Bitcoin: The numbers suggest it is over-valued and due a correction.

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  • Is Bitcoin a bubble - and why must it burst?

    Is Bitcoin a bubble - and why must it burst? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: rihaij New content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 18 Jan 2018
    One view of the rising cryptocurrency Bitcoin: The numbers suggest it is over-valued and due a correction.
  • Do animals really raise human babies as their own? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Yellowstone National Park

    Do animals really raise human babies as their own?

    By Samantha Hurn

    Myth, history and popular culture tells of children raised by wolves and more. Do these stories have any basis in...

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  • Do animals really raise human babies as their own?

    Do animals really raise human babies as their own? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Yellowstone National Park Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 18 Jan 2018
    Myth, history and popular culture tells of children raised by wolves and more. Do these stories have any basis in truth?
  • The secret history of teenage bedrooms Creative commons image Icon Eric Molina under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    The secret history of teenage bedrooms

    By Sian Lincoln, Jason Reid, Professor Laurie Taylor

    In this transcript from Thinking Allowed, Laurie Taylor and guests discuss the role of the teenage bedroom across...

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    17 Jan 2018

  • The secret history of teenage bedrooms

    The secret history of teenage bedrooms Creative commons image Icon Eric Molina under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 17 Jan 2018
    In this transcript from Thinking Allowed, Laurie Taylor and guests discuss the role of the teenage bedroom across history - with a little help from The Beach...
  • Weekend Break: French Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    Weekend Break: French

    By Dr Françoise Parent-Ugochukwu

    Get the most out of your trip to France - take our audio introduction to the language and culture of France with you

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  • Weekend Break: French

    Weekend Break: French Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 45 mins Updated 17 Jan 2018
    Get the most out of your trip to France - take our audio introduction to the language and culture of France with you
  • How can we say Bitcoin is overvalued when we don't know how to value it? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: manfredrichter
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  • How can we say Bitcoin is overvalued when we don't know how to value it?

    How can we say Bitcoin is overvalued when we don't know how to value it? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: manfredrichter New content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 17 Jan 2018
    One view of the rising cryptocurrency: We can't say it's a bubble when we don't really understand the value of the currency.
  • You've ordered your Rome booklet Creative commons image Icon Nello Anastasio under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license
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  • You've ordered your Rome booklet

    You've ordered your Rome booklet Creative commons image Icon Nello Anastasio under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license New content
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    Before you go, why not try these...?
  • OU on the BBC 2017: From deep space to the deep oceans Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    OU on the BBC 2017: From deep space to the deep oceans

    Looking back over just some of our great collaborations with the BBC from 2017. Together, we've explored the universe...

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  • OU on the BBC 2017: From deep space to the deep oceans

    OU on the BBC 2017: From deep space to the deep oceans Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 25 mins Updated 17 Jan 2018
    Looking back over just some of our great collaborations with the BBC from 2017. Together, we've explored the universe, our planet - and the depths of London,...
  • Review: Chavs - The Demonization of the Working Class Creative commons image Icon StarOpal under CC-BY licence under Creative-Commons license

    Review: Chavs - The Demonization of the Working Class

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    John Booth reviews Owen Jones' Chavs: The Demonization of the Working Class and asks how the image of the bulldog...

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  • Review: Chavs - The Demonization of the Working Class

    Review: Chavs - The Demonization of the Working Class Creative commons image Icon StarOpal under CC-BY licence under Creative-Commons license Updated content
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    John Booth reviews Owen Jones' Chavs: The Demonization of the Working Class and asks how the image of the bulldog breed turned into a narrative of feral...

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  • Business communication: writing a SWOT analysis

    This free course, Business communication: writing a SWOT analysis, is designed to develop your writing skills for business. You will be taken step...

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  • Business communication: writing a SWOT analysis

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    This free course, Business communication: writing a SWOT analysis, is designed to...
  • Making sense of art history

    You can prepare for this free course, Making sense of art history, by looking around you. It's likely that wherever you are you'll be able to see...

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    You can prepare for this free course, Making sense of art history, by looking...
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    This free course, Managing and managing people, will introduce you to the world of management. We will be looking at a range of topics, including...

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    This free course, Managing and managing people, will introduce you to the world of...
  • Introducing philosophy

    Ever wondered what it would be like to study philosophy? This free course, Introducing philosophy, will introduce you to the teaching methods...

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    Ever wondered what it would be like to study philosophy? This free course,...
  • Improve your understanding of spoken French

    This free course, Improve your understanding of spoken French, is aimed at intermediate learners of French with an interest in language and culture...

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  • Modern slavery

    This free course, Modern slavery, is designed to develop an understanding of the international system of human rights protection in relation to...

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  • Modern slavery

    Modern slavery Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: © Richard D Kaplan Updated content
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    This free course, Modern slavery, is designed to develop an understanding of the...
  • Succeed with maths – Part 2

    This free course, Succeed with maths Part 2, is a sequel to Part 1, in which you will continue to develop your mathematical knowledge and skills...

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    17 Jan 2018

  • Succeed with maths – Part 2

    Succeed with maths – Part 2 Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Stuart Miles at FreeDigitalPhotos.net Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 17 Jan 2018
    This free course, Succeed with maths Part 2, is a sequel to Part 1, in which you...
  • Water for life

    Atoms, elements and molecules are the building blocks of everything that makes up our world, including ourselves. In this free course, Water for...

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  • Water for life

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    Atoms, elements and molecules are the building blocks of everything that makes up...
  • Talk the talk

    This free course introduces the mechanics of effective, persuasive oral presentations, by giving you the opportunity to analyse examples and then...

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  • Talk the talk

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    This free course introduces the mechanics of effective, persuasive oral...

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    Bachelor of Laws (Honours)

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    Studying law is stimulating in its own right, and it’s also a smart career move....

    Graduate Diploma in Mathematics Education

    Graduate Diploma in Mathematics Education Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 15 Jan 2018
    You don't need a specialist mathematics background to be an effective maths...

    Foundation Degree in Youth Justice (England and Wales)

    Foundation Degree in Youth Justice (England and Wales) Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 15 Jan 2018
    How can we improve the lives of children and young people who are ‘in trouble’?...

    Certificate in Promoting Public Health

    Certificate in Promoting Public Health Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
    Duration 600 hours Updated 15 Jan 2018
    Public health is everyone’s business and the contribution of local authorities,...

    Top-up BA (Honours) Early Years

    Top-up BA (Honours) Early Years Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 15 Jan 2018
    This pathway enables experienced practitioners with a Foundation Degree in Early...

    Professional Certificate in Accounting

    Professional Certificate in Accounting Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: 12019
    Duration 600 hours Updated 15 Jan 2018
    This Professional Certificate in Accounting is ideal if you want a route into the...

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    Certificate of Higher Education in Health Sciences Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: 12019
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 15 Jan 2018
    If you’re interested in human biology, psychology and health, or you are thinking...

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    Top-up Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 15 Jan 2018
    This course enables you to top up your knowledge and skills to honours degree...

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    Duration 1200 hours Updated 15 Jan 2018
    In the twenty-first century technology dominates the way we live, work, socialise...
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