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Women in Science

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Women in Science Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University 2011
Introductory level Duration 50 mins Updated 08 Mar 2011
How have individual female scientists contributed to the advancement of science through time? To celebrate the 100th anniversary of International...

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Molecular Science: Spectrometry

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Molecular Science: Spectrometry Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University 2009
Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 13 Apr 2010
Chemistry is of enormous importance in everyday life: almost everything that exists, and all that we see, make and eat is composed of molecules....

Environmental Science in the Field

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Environmental Science in the Field Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University 2008
Introductory level Duration 55 mins Updated 13 Apr 2010
This is a one-week residential course which introduces a range of practical skills appropriate to the study of environmental science. You visit a...

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Certificate of Higher Education in Natural Sciences

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Certificate of Higher Education in Natural Sciences Copyrighted image Credit: Irochka | Dreamstime.com Updated content
Duration 1200 hours Updated 24 Nov 2014
Are you fascinated by life’s big questions? Are you thinking about studying for a degree? The Certificate of Higher Education in Natural Sciences...

Diploma of Higher Education in Natural Sciences

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Diploma of Higher Education in Natural Sciences Copyrighted image Credit: Dreamstime Updated content
Duration 2400 hours Updated 24 Nov 2014
If you’re curious about the world we live in and enjoy delving into a wide range of scientific topics, the DipHE in Natural Sciences is for you....

BSc (Honours) Environmental Science

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BSc (Honours) Environmental Science Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University/Karen Parker Updated content
Duration 3600 hours Updated 24 Nov 2014
Environmental science is a vital and vibrant subject, exploring the complexities of the natural environment and our relationship with it. Our...

BSc (Honours) Natural Sciences

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BSc (Honours) Natural Sciences Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University/Karen Parker Updated content
Duration 3600 hours Updated 24 Nov 2014
We live in a society that depends on science, but how many of us really understand the science behind the important issues that feature in the news...

Science project course: frontiers in chemistry

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Science project course: frontiers in chemistry Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker Updated content
Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 24 Nov 2014 Register by 08 Jan 2015
Investigate and produce an in-depth project about molecular science within a range of defined topics: combinatorial chemistry, fuel cells,...

Signals and perception: the science of the senses

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Signals and perception: the science of the senses Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University/Karen Parker Updated content
Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 24 Nov 2014 Register by 10 Sep 2015
Investigate how we interact with our environment through our senses – using concepts from biology, chemistry, physics and psychology to explore the...

MSc project module for MSc in Medicinal Chemistry

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MSc project module for MSc in Medicinal Chemistry Copyrighted image Credit: Irochka | Dreamstime.com Updated content
Masters level Duration 600 hours Updated 24 Nov 2014 Register by 15 Oct 2015
Plan and carry out an investigation of your own choice with this masters-level project course in medicinal chemistry, developing essential skills...

Living without oil: chemistry for a sustainable future

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Living without oil: chemistry for a sustainable future Copyrighted image Credit: Irochka | Dreamstime.com Updated content
Introductory level Duration 100 hours Updated 24 Nov 2014 Register by 02 Apr 2015
This course explores oil’s vital role in the modern world and assesses some of the exciting scientific developments that could lead to sustainable...