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Earth Day

Earth Day Copyrighted image Credit: earthday.org/
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 14 May 2014
Worldwide events to demonstrate support for environmental protection.

Taking it further - Ecosystems

Taking it further - Ecosystems Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker
Updated 12 Sep 2013
Discover the relationships between living organisms and gain an understanding of the natural world and how the web of life works by exploring...

Big Butterfly Count 2012

Big Butterfly Count 2012 Copyrighted image Credit: Big Butterfly Count
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 20 Jun 2013
A nationwide survey aimed at helping us assess the health of our environment.

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Environmental management and organisations

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Environmental management and organisations
Intermediate level Duration 15 hours Updated 18 Jun 2014
It is believed that environmental management requires action at all levels, including by organisations of all types and sizes. However it is not...

Changing cities

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Changing cities
Masters level Duration 15 hours Updated 04 Jan 2012
Urban processes are increasingly held to be responsible for causing a variety of problems – environmental destruction, social injustice, global...

Jupiter and its moons

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Jupiter and its moons Copyrighted image Credit: Used with permission
Introductory level Duration 12 hours Updated 08 Jun 2011
Jupiter has long been an object of wonder, with its dramatic Great Red Spot, its numerous and varied satellites and the stunning collision of the...

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Certificate of Higher Education in Environment

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Certificate of Higher Education in Environment Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University/Karen Parker Updated content
Duration 1200 hours Updated 22 Jul 2014
How can we best think about and live sustainably within natural and built environments, given the pressures that threaten them? This certificate is...

Diploma of Higher Education in Engineering

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Diploma of Higher Education in Engineering Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University/Karen Parker Updated content
Duration 2400 hours Updated 22 Jul 2014
Engineering is at the heart of the built environment, and plays a central role in every aspect of our working and personal lives – from electricity...

Foundation Degree in Engineering

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Foundation Degree in Engineering Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University/Karen Parker Updated content
Duration 2400 hours Updated 22 Jul 2014
Engineering is at the heart of the built environment, and plays a central role in every aspect of our working and personal lives – from electricity...

BSc (Honours) Economics and Mathematical Sciences

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BSc (Honours) Economics and Mathematical Sciences Copyrighted image Credit: Dreamstime Updated content
Duration 3600 hours Updated 22 Jul 2014
Graduates who understand the commercial and economic environment and who are also highly numerate are in short supply. If you enjoy solving...

BA (Honours) Youth Work

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BA (Honours) Youth Work Copyrighted image Credit: Dreamstime Updated content
Duration 3600 hours Updated 22 Jul 2014
There are few things more important or rewarding than making a positive difference to the lives of young people. This degree will help you develop...

BA/BSc (Honours) Design and Innovation

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BA/BSc (Honours) Design and Innovation Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker Updated content
Duration 3600 hours Updated 22 Jul 2014
Design and innovation play a central role in society, finding solutions to problems of all sizes in many aspects of our lives, not just the...

BA (Honours) Environmental Studies

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BA (Honours) Environmental Studies Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker Updated content
Duration 3600 hours Updated 22 Jul 2014
Environmental change affects us all, and the challenge of how human society can – and should – respond to environmental problems is likely to be...

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 22 Jul 2014
Environmental science is a vital and vibrant subject, exploring the complexities of the natural environment and our relationship with it. Our...

BSc (Honours) Environmental Management and Technology

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BSc (Honours) Environmental Management and Technology Copyrighted image Credit: Dreamstime Updated content
Duration 3600 hours Updated 22 Jul 2014
How can we best manage the environment, given the pressures that threaten its future? How do we design more sustainable practices and use...

BA (Honours) Leadership and Management

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BA (Honours) Leadership and Management Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University/Karen Parker Updated content
Duration 3600 hours Updated 22 Jul 2014
This degree course provides an innovative and accessible introduction to leadership and management in business, and explores their impact on...