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Signals and perception: the science of the senses

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Signals and perception: the science of the senses Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University/Karen Parker Updated content
Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 20 Dec 2014 Register by 10 Sep 2015
Investigate how we interact with our environment through our senses – using concepts from biology, chemistry, physics and psychology to explore the...

Communicating science in the information age

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Communicating science in the information age Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University/Karen Parker Updated content
Masters level Duration 600 hours Updated 20 Dec 2014 Register by 13 Jan 2015
Consider how science is communicated between professionals and to members of the public – from academic journals to popular science books, TV and...

Science: microbes

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Science: microbes Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker Updated content
Introductory level Updated 20 Dec 2014 Register by 01 Feb 2014
Explore the extraordinary world of microbes – the history of their discovery, their dangers, their practical uses and even the possibility of their...

Investigative and mathematical skills in science

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Investigative and mathematical skills in science Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker Updated content
Introductory level Duration 300 hours Updated 20 Dec 2014 Register by 10 Sep 2015
With this course you’ll develop your experimental, investigative and mathematical skills as well gaining a better understanding of the weather and...

Science: galaxies, stars and planets

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Science: galaxies, stars and planets Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker Updated content
Introductory level Updated 20 Dec 2014 Register by 01 Oct 2014
Develop your understanding of a wide range of topics in astronomy by exploring the fascinating science behind the galaxies, stars and planets of...

Developing research skills in science

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Developing research skills in science Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University/Karen Parker Updated content
Masters level Duration 300 hours Updated 20 Dec 2014 Register by 10 Sep 2015
This course helps you develop your knowledge and understanding of the research skills and techniques relevant to scientific study at postgraduate...

Science project course: science in society project

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Science project course: science in society project Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University/Karen Parker Updated content
Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 20 Dec 2014 Register by 08 Jan 2015
Investigate and produce an in-depth project within an area of natural sciences, such as climate change; agriculture; biological conservation;...

Earth science: a systems approach

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Earth science: a systems approach Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker Updated content
Masters level Duration 600 hours Updated 20 Dec 2014 Register by 13 Jan 2015
Introduces a systems approach to Earth science and explores several important Earth system interactions using a variety of methods and models.

Medicine and society in Europe 1500-1930

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Medicine and society in Europe 1500-1930 Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University/Karen Parker Updated content
Intermediate level Duration 600 hours Updated 20 Dec 2014 Register by 10 Sep 2015
This fascinating introduction to medical history explores the social, political and economic contexts of western medicine and its interaction with...

Science: nuclear energy

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Science: nuclear energy Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker Updated content
Introductory level Updated 20 Dec 2014 Register by 01 Oct 2014
Explore the scientific and technological background to nuclear energy, radiation and the cost of producing electricity.