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Doctor Who and human history

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Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 19 Nov 2013
In the Doctor Who historicals, the bad guys often won - no matter what the Doctor tried. Tony Keen looks at why the Doctor can not change the human...

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Understanding international development

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Understanding international development
Introductory level Duration 20 hours Updated 29 Jul 2013
This unit introduces and explores International development by considering the three themes referred to as PASH - Power and agency, Scale and...

Scattering and tunnelling

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Scattering and tunnelling Copyrighted image Credit: Used with permission
Advanced level Duration 20 hours Updated 31 Mar 2011
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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Certificate of Higher Education in Humanities

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Certificate of Higher Education in Humanities Copyrighted image Credit: Dreamstime Updated content
Duration 1200 hours Updated 25 Jul 2014
Why study the arts? Apart from sheer enjoyment, these subjects give you an enormous breadth of cultural literacy while training you to think and...

Diploma of Higher Education in Humanities

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Duration 2400 hours Updated 25 Jul 2014
The Diploma of Higher Education in Humanities will help you refine your skills of debate and analysis while developing your cultural literacy. It...

BA (Honours) English Literature

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BA (Honours) English Literature Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker Updated content
Duration 3600 hours Updated 25 Jul 2014
English literature is a broad and accessible subject that is important in its own right and offers connections to a wide range of other kinds of...

BA (Honours) History

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BA (Honours) History Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University/Karen Parker Updated content
Duration 3600 hours Updated 25 Jul 2014
With this degree course you will develop and deepen your knowledge of different periods of history from antiquity to the twentieth century....

Arts and languages Access module

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Arts and languages Access module Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker New content
Introductory level Duration 300 hours Updated 25 Jul 2014 Register by 11 Sep 2014
Increase your confidence, improve your study skills, and prepare yourself for a range of qualifications in art history, English, English language...

The art history dissertation

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The art history dissertation Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University/Karen Parker Updated content
Masters level Duration 600 hours Updated 25 Jul 2014 Register by 05 Dec 2014
Complete your MA in Art History with a dissertation of 16,000-18,000 words, on a subject of your choice, with the guidance of your tutor.  

Europe 1914-1989: war, peace, modernity

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Europe 1914-1989: war, peace, modernity Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University/Karen Parker Updated content
Advanced level Duration 600 hours Updated 25 Jul 2014 Register by 11 Sep 2014
This module introduces Europe’s economic, social, medical and cultural history, as well as political and military developments from the First World...

MA History part 2

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MA History part 2 Copyrighted image Credit: Dreamstime Updated content
Masters level Duration 600 hours Updated 25 Jul 2014 Register by 30 Jan 2015
This course focuses on the planning and writing of a dissertation which will test your ability to present a sustained academic argument in clear,...

MA Art History part 1

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MA Art History part 1 Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker New content
Masters level Duration 600 hours Updated 25 Jul 2014 Register by 11 Sep 2014
This module explores the foundational concepts and recent developments that have shaped art history, with reference to subjects ranging from...

Worlds of English

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Worlds of English Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University/Karen Parker Updated content
Intermediate level Duration 600 hours Updated 25 Jul 2014 Register by 11 Sep 2014
This course looks at the history, diversity, and use of English around the world and explores the origins of the English language, how it has...