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Right to die: what about other circumstances?

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Right to die: what about other circumstances? Copyrighted image Copyright: Brad Calkins | Dreamstime.com New content
Updated 29 Jan 2016
Reasons for individuals chosing to end their life vary - is there one straightforward answer to the question 'do we have the right to die?' or is...

How to Die: Simon's Choice - Discussion Hub

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Updated 29 Jan 2016
Have your say, learn more about the issues and discuss the key themes covered by 'How to Die: Simon's Choice'. 

Who is in the wrong in the Ashley Madison hack?

Who is in the wrong in the Ashley Madison hack? Creative commons image Quinn Dombrowski under CC-BY-SA licence under Creative-Commons license
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 25 Aug 2015
Hackers have exposed the details of millions of users of a site designed to help married people cheat. Nobody comes out of the story looking...

Virtual murder: Just a game?

Virtual murder: Just a game? Creative commons image Casey Fleser under CC-BY-2.0 licence under Creative-Commons license
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 24 Aug 2015
Can playing violent video games be perceived as a bad thing even if the game player does not show aggressive behaviour in reality?

Social Science and Psychology Orange Pathway

Social Science and Psychology Orange Pathway Copyrighted image Copyright: The Open University / Karen Parker
Updated 21 Jan 2015
Links to resources recommended by 'Pathways to Success in Higher Education' by The Open University in Wales. 

Social Science and Psychology Pathway

Social Science and Psychology Pathway Copyrighted image Copyright: Dreamstime
Updated 21 Jan 2015
So you have decided that studying Social Science and Psychology is for you - what next?

Kant's Axe

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Kant's Axe Copyrighted image Copyright: BBC
Intermediate level Duration 5 mins Updated 18 Nov 2014
This animation explores Kant's thinking on lies. 

The Life You Can Save

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The Life You Can Save Copyrighted image Copyright: BBC
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 18 Nov 2014
This animation looks at the law in relation to what is right or wrong. 

Sacred and secular: Brett Scharffs

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Sacred and secular: Brett Scharffs Creative commons image The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
Intermediate level Duration 10 mins Updated 13 Aug 2014
This video explores the corporate social responsibilities of business versus ethical beliefs.

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Plato on tradition and belief

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Plato on tradition and belief Copyrighted image Copyright: The Bridgeman Art Library
Introductory level Duration 15 hours Updated 15 Jan 2016
How can we settle questions of morality or ethics? This free course, Plato on tradition and belief, explores Plato's dialogue, the Laches, to...

Marketing in the 21st Century

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Marketing in the 21st Century Copyrighted image Copyright: © Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner. Copyright © Boeing
Advanced level Duration 6 hours Updated 07 Sep 2015
This free course, Marketing in the 21st century, offers a managerial perspective on how to deliver more effective marketing in an organisation,...

Energy resources: Coal

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Energy resources: Coal Copyrighted image Copyright: Used with permission
Intermediate level Duration 17 hours Updated 11 Oct 2012
During the Industrial Revolution half of the world's coal came from Britain. We still rely heavily on it today to meet our energy needs, but now we...

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Foundation Degree in Financial Services

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Foundation Degree in Financial Services Copyrighted image Copyright: Dreamstime
Duration 2400 hours Updated 09 Feb 2016
With global financial markets and personal finances making the headlines daily, there’s never been a more exciting time to study finance and...

Diploma of Higher Education in Financial Services

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Diploma of Higher Education in Financial Services Copyrighted image Copyright: The Open University / Karen Parker
Duration 2400 hours Updated 09 Feb 2016
With global financial markets and personal finances making the headlines daily, there’s never been a more exciting time to study finance and...

Certificate of Higher Education in Working with Young People

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Certificate of Higher Education in Working with Young People Copyrighted image Copyright: The Open University / Karen Parker
Duration 1200 hours Updated 09 Feb 2016
Do you have experience of working with young people in informal settings such as youth clubs, youth organisations like the Guides or Scouts, or...

Professional Certificate in Accounting

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Professional Certificate in Accounting Copyrighted image Copyright: The Open University / Karen Parker
Duration 600 hours Updated 09 Feb 2016
This Professional Certificate in Accounting is ideal if you want a route into the accountancy profession, or if you need fundamental accounting...

Diploma of Higher Education in Working with Young People

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Diploma of Higher Education in Working with Young People Copyrighted image Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
Duration 2400 hours Updated 09 Feb 2016
This practice-based diploma course is the qualification for you if you’re living and working in Scotland and have recent experience of working with...

Foundation Degree in Working with Young People

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Foundation Degree in Working with Young People Copyrighted image Copyright: Dreamstime
Duration 2400 hours Updated 09 Feb 2016
If you work with young people as a volunteer or in a paid role, the Foundation Degree in Working with Young People will enhance your skills and...

Making your exercise instruction certificate count

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Making your exercise instruction certificate count Copyrighted image Copyright: The Open University / Karen Parker
Intermediate level Duration 300 hours Updated 09 Feb 2016 Register by 05 Jan 2017
Link your experience as an exercise instructor or exercise professional to knowledge of training standards, professionalism, ethics, models of...

Engineering: professions, practice and skills 1

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Engineering: professions, practice and skills 1 Copyrighted image Copyright: The Open University / Karen Parker
Introductory level Duration 300 hours Updated 09 Feb 2016 Register by 05 Jan 2017
This module, which includes a compulsory one-week residential school, explores the professional practice and skills of engineers including their...

Environmental responsibility: ethics, policy and action

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Environmental responsibility: ethics, policy and action Copyrighted image Copyright: The Open University / Karen Parker
Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 09 Feb 2016 Register by 31 Mar 2016
This module is about understanding and taking responsibility, individually and collectively, for policy and action relating to environmental...

Making your coaching certificate count

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Making your coaching certificate count Copyrighted image Copyright: Dreamstime
Intermediate level Duration 300 hours Updated 09 Feb 2016 Register by 05 Jan 2017
Develop your practice as a coach by linking your coaching experience to knowledge of training standards, professionalism, ethics, models of...