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Social care, social work and the law - England and Wales

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Social care, social work and the law - England and Wales Copyrighted image Credit: Used with permission
Intermediate level Duration 4 hours Updated 12 Oct 2012
This unit is made up of four extracts related to social care, social work and the law. The extracts are stand-alone sections but follow on from...

Social work and the law in Scotland

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Social work and the law in Scotland Copyrighted image Credit: Used with permission
Intermediate level Duration 15 hours Updated 31 Jul 2012
Social work is a dynamic profession that is undergoing a period of significant change in Scotland. Social workers have the power to make...

Making and using rules

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Making and using rules Copyrighted image Credit: Used with permission
Introductory level Duration 20 hours Updated 25 Jul 2011
Rules affect us all, and the way they are made and interpreted could affect how we live. This unit explores how we could interpret and apply rules,...

Energy resources: Nuclear energy

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Energy resources: Nuclear energy Copyrighted image Credit: Used with permission
Intermediate level Duration 14 hours Updated 02 Jun 2011
The transformation of radioactive uranium and, in some instances, thorium isotopes provides vastly more energy per unit mass of fuel than any other...

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Bachelor of Laws with Honours (graduate entry)

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Bachelor of Laws with Honours (graduate entry) Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker Updated content
Duration 2400 hours Updated 30 Jul 2014
If you’re already a graduate, with a first degree or masters degree in any subject from a UK university or recognised overseas university, you can...

Bachelor of Laws (Honours)

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Duration 3600 hours Updated 30 Jul 2014
Studying law is stimulating in its own right, and it’s also a smart career move. If you want to practise law professionally, a law degree is a...

Certificate in Working Together for Children

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Certificate in Working Together for Children Copyrighted image Credit: Dreamstime Updated content
Duration 600 hours Updated 30 Jul 2014
Working with children requires practitioners to develop knowledge, skills, and values in a wide range of topics such as communication, transitions,...

Professional Certificate in Accounting

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Professional Certificate in Accounting Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker Updated content
Duration 600 hours Updated 30 Jul 2014
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 Social Care (Scotland)

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Diploma of Higher Education in Social Care (Scotland) Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University/Karen Parker Updated content
Duration 2400 hours Updated 30 Jul 2014
Social care in Scotland is increasingly multidisciplinary and community focused – requiring a skilled, adaptable workforce to deliver high quality...

Bachelor of Laws (Honours)

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Bachelor of Laws (Honours) Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University/Karen Parker Updated content
Duration 3600 hours Updated 30 Jul 2014
Studying law is stimulating in its own right, and it’s also a smart career move. If you want to practise law professionally, a law degree is a...

BA (Honours) Business Studies

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BA (Honours) Business Studies Copyrighted image Credit: iStock Updated content
Duration 3600 hours Updated 30 Jul 2014
How do businesses develop strategies, handle risk and take decisions? What’s involved in essential business functions such as marketing, accounting...

People, work and society Access module

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People, work and society Access module Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker New content
Introductory level Duration 300 hours Updated 30 Jul 2014 Register by 11 Sep 2014
Increase your confidence, improve your study skills, and prepare yourself for a range of qualifications in children and young people; health; law;...

Commercial transactions: law and practice

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Commercial transactions: law and practice Copyrighted image Credit: iStock Updated content
Intermediate level Duration 300 hours Updated 30 Jul 2014 Register by 11 Sep 2014
Consider the legal principles of contract law and the sale of goods relating to business and consumer transactions, including differences between...

Company law and practice

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Company law and practice Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University/Karen Parker Updated content
Intermediate level Duration 300 hours Updated 30 Jul 2014 Register by 11 Sep 2014
This course addresses fundamental issues of the law in relation to business organisations, including the consequences of a company failing to meet...