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  • Catching History's Criminals: The Forensics Story Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The BBC

    Catching History's Criminals: The Forensics Story

    Gabriel Weston investigates the world of the forensic scientist and the murders they've helped to solve.

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    21 Nov 2017

  • Catching History's Criminals: The Forensics Story

    Catching History's Criminals: The Forensics Story Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The BBC Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 21 Nov 2017
    Gabriel Weston investigates the world of the forensic scientist and the murders they've helped to solve.
  • How did a Scottish golf club shape how we remember the First World War? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Brideshead

    How did a Scottish golf club shape how we remember the First World War?

    By Neil McLennan

    A meeting at a convalescence hospital brought together three men whose war poetry shaped how we view the First World...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    08 Nov 2017

  • How did a Scottish golf club shape how we remember the First World War?

    How did a Scottish golf club shape how we remember the First World War? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Brideshead New content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 08 Nov 2017
    A meeting at a convalescence hospital brought together three men whose war poetry shaped how we view the First World War.
  • Armistice Day Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Luckynick | Dreamstime.com

    Armistice Day

    By The OpenLearn team

    The armistice which marked the end of the First World War took effect at 11am on 11th November 1918. For...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    08 Nov 2017

  • Armistice Day

    Armistice Day Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Luckynick | Dreamstime.com
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 08 Nov 2017
    The armistice which marked the end of the First World War took effect at 11am on 11th November 1918. For Remembrance Day, here's a collection of...
  • Rod Stewart was a 1970s ally Creative commons image Icon Allan Warren under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    Rod Stewart was a 1970s ally

    By Professor Robert Morrison

    With a powerful ballad and a refusal to bend the knee to his record label, Rod Stewart was an early, unapologetic...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    21 Sep 2017

  • Rod Stewart was a 1970s ally

    Rod Stewart was a 1970s ally Creative commons image Icon Allan Warren under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 21 Sep 2017
    With a powerful ballad and a refusal to bend the knee to his record label, Rod Stewart was an early, unapologetic supporter of equality. Robert Morrison...
  • How the sausage links us together Creative commons image Icon Ryan Snyder under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    How the sausage links us together

    By Professor Rebecca Earle

    Sweet versions, meat free versions; some with skins and some without. The sausage takes many forms, but is always...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    25 Aug 2017

  • How the sausage links us together

    How the sausage links us together Creative commons image Icon Ryan Snyder under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 25 Aug 2017
    Sweet versions, meat free versions; some with skins and some without. The sausage takes many forms, but is always with us.
  • What sort of Victoria Sponge would Queen Victoria have eaten? Creative commons image Icon Amanda Slater under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    25 Aug 2017

  • What sort of Victoria Sponge would Queen Victoria have eaten?

    What sort of Victoria Sponge would Queen Victoria have eaten? Creative commons image Icon Amanda Slater under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 25 Aug 2017
    The Queen did enjoy her namesake cake - and thanks to the work of food historians, you can recreate Victoria's Victoria sponge.
  • How the potato fuelled the rise of liberal capitalism Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: autmasko

    How the potato fuelled the rise of liberal capitalism

    By Professor Rebecca Earle

    It can make chips. It can make mash. And the potato can even help create an entire political-economic system. Rebecca...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    25 Aug 2017

  • How the potato fuelled the rise of liberal capitalism

    How the potato fuelled the rise of liberal capitalism Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: autmasko
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 25 Aug 2017
    It can make chips. It can make mash. And the potato can even help create an entire political-economic system. Rebecca Earle explains how.
  • The People on the Notes: Jane Austen

    By Professor Nicola Watson

    2017 marks the bicentenary of Jane Austen's death and to commemorate this she will be featured on the new £10 note....

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    22 Aug 2017

  • The People on the Notes: Jane Austen

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 22 Aug 2017
    2017 marks the bicentenary of Jane Austen's death and to commemorate this she will be featured on the new £10 note. 
  • Prejudice and Pride Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The BBC

    Prejudice and Pride

    The People's History of LGBTQ Britain.

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    25 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    04 Aug 2017

  • Prejudice and Pride

    Prejudice and Pride Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The BBC
    Introductory level Duration 25 mins Updated 04 Aug 2017
    The People's History of LGBTQ Britain.
  • Languages of Ulster Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Below the Radar

    Languages of Ulster

    Exploring the rich and diverse heritage of languages in Ulster. 

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    30 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    21 Jul 2017

  • Languages of Ulster

    Languages of Ulster Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Below the Radar
    Introductory level Duration 30 mins Updated 21 Jul 2017
    Exploring the rich and diverse heritage of languages in Ulster. 

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  • National identity in Britain and Ireland, 1780–1840

    What is a ‘nation’? What is a ‘state’? Where have these ideas come from and how have they developed over time? This free course, National identity...

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    4 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    25 Jul 2017

  • National identity in Britain and Ireland, 1780–1840

    National identity in Britain and Ireland, 1780–1840 Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: © Victoria & Albert Museum/Bridgeman Images
    Intermediate level Duration 4 hours Updated 25 Jul 2017
    What is a ‘nation’? What is a ‘state’? Where have these ideas come from and how...
  • Understanding international development

    This free course, Understanding international development, introduces and explores international development by considering the three themes...

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    20 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    29 Mar 2016

  • Understanding international development

    Introductory level Duration 20 hours Updated 29 Mar 2016
    This free course, Understanding international development, introduces and explores...
  • Scattering and tunnelling

    Scattering is fundamental to almost everything we know about the world, such as why the sky is blue. Tunnelling is entirely quantum-mechanical and...

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    20 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    02 Mar 2016

  • Scattering and tunnelling

    Scattering and tunnelling Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Advanced level Duration 20 hours Updated 02 Mar 2016
    Scattering is fundamental to almost everything we know about the world, such as...

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    Certificate of Higher Education in Humanities

    Certificate of Higher Education in Humanities Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 20 Nov 2017
    Why study the arts? Apart from sheer enjoyment, these subjects give you an...

    BA (Honours) History

    BA (Honours) History Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Firebrandphotography | Dreamstime.com
    Duration 3600 hours Updated 20 Nov 2017
    With this degree course you will develop and deepen your knowledge of different...

    Arts and languages Access module

    Introductory level Duration 300 hours Updated 20 Nov 2017 Register by 11 Jan 2018
    Are you new to higher education study or returning after a break? This Access...

    The arts past and present

    The arts past and present Creative commons image Icon Professor Efraïm Rodriguez Cobos / epSos.de under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 600 hours Updated 20 Nov 2017 Register by 11 Jan 2018
    This broadly-focused module introduces you to university-level study in the arts...

    Managing technological innovation

    Managing technological innovation Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: 12019
    Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 20 Nov 2017 Register by 12 Apr 2018
    The history of technological innovation has been nothing short of remarkable,...

    MA History part 1

    MA History part 1 Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Firebrandphotography | Dreamstime.com
    Advanced level Duration 1200 hours Updated 20 Nov 2017 Register by 20 Sep 2018
    This module aims to provide a foundation for studying local and regional history...

    MA Art History part 2

    MA Art History part 2 Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Getty
    Advanced level Duration 1200 hours Updated 20 Nov 2017 Register by 20 Sep 2018
    This module aims to broaden understandings of 'Art History' in terms of methods,...

    Dissertation in mathematics

    Dissertation in mathematics Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime
    Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 20 Nov 2017 Register by 16 Aug 2018
    This module enables you to carry out a sustained, guided, independent study of a...

    Analytic number theory I

    Analytic number theory I Creative commons image Icon Sam I Are under CC-BY-NC-SA under Creative-Commons license
    Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 20 Nov 2017 Register by 16 Aug 2018
    Number theory has its roots in ancient history but particularly since the...

    MA History part 2

    Advanced level Duration 600 hours Updated 20 Nov 2017 Register by 01 Feb 2018
    MA History part 2is primarily focused on the planning and writing of a...
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