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    Read a great novel and want to explore it further? Check out our free courses on the wonderful world of English...

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    Read a great novel and want to explore it further? Check out our free courses on the wonderful world of English literature.
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    Coming soon: a brand new free course that explores our Galaxy's population of planets, and some of their many great...

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    Coming soon: a brand new free course that explores our Galaxy's population of planets, and some of their many great surprises.
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    A guide to all our free course offerings that explore systems as a subject in its own right, and subjects which can...

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    A guide to all our free course offerings that explore systems as a subject in its own right, and subjects which can be understood through the application of...
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    Welcome to the Social Partnerships Network (SPN) portal. The SPN consists of a number of partners, including The...

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    Welcome to the Social Partnerships Network (SPN) portal. The SPN consists of a number of partners, including The Open University, who champions...
  • Taking part in the voluntary sector

    This course is for people who are interested in being involved or progressing in the voluntary sector.

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    This course is for people who are interested in being involved or progressing in the voluntary sector.
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    This course is for anyone considering changing jobs, wishing to move up the ladder or return to work after a...

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    This course is for anyone considering changing jobs, wishing to move up the ladder or return to work after a break. 
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    This course is suitable for anyone who has set up a business recently or who is thinking about setting up a...

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    This course is suitable for anyone who has set up a business recently or who is thinking about setting up a small new business, or becoming self...
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    This course will help you to develop a better understanding of some of the key issues that relate to being a...

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    This course will help you to develop a better understanding of some of the key issues that relate to being a carer, whether in a paid or unpaid role.
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    This course will help you develop your knowledge and skills for a deeper understanding of healthcare practice.

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    This course will help you develop your knowledge and skills for a deeper understanding of healthcare practice.

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  • Translation as a career

    This free course explores translation as a career. During the course you will meet professional translators discussing their work and reflect on...

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    This free course explores translation as a career. During the course you will meet...
  • From Brexit to the break-up of Britain?

    This free course, From Brexit to the break-up of Britain?, sets the experience of Brexit in the context of the UK. It first analyses Brexit as a...

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    This free course looks at the process of design, from assessing the complexity of design as an activity to exposing the difficulty in making...

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    Does prison work and what purpose does it serve? This free course allows you to listen to a discussion on the purpose, efficacy and regulation of...

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    Does prison work and what purpose does it serve? This free course allows you to...
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    This free course, Learn to code for data analysis, will teach you how to write your own computer programs, one line of code at a time. You’ll learn...

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    This free course, Learn to code for data analysis, will teach you how to write...
  • Beginners’ Italian: food and drink

    This free course, Beginners' Italian: food and drink, focuses on buying drinks and snacks in an Italian café, as well as on greeting and...

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    22 Feb 2018

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    This free course, Beginners' Italian: food and drink, focuses on buying drinks and...
  • Leadership and followership

    This free course, Leadership and followership, will help you to explore what makes a good leader, recognise common leadership challenges, and...

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  • Leadership and followership

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    This free course, Leadership and followership, will help you to explore what makes...
  • Start writing fiction: characters and stories

    Start writing fiction is a free course that helps you to get started with your own fiction writing, focusing on the central skill of creating...

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  • Visions of protest: Graffiti

    This free course, Visions of protest: Graffiti, introduces students to contrasting understandings of graffiti. It draws on a wide range of graffiti...

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    This free course, Visions of protest: Graffiti, introduces students to contrasting...
  • Animals at the extremes: Polar biology

    The extreme challenges of life in the polar regions require the animals who make their habitat there to make many adaptations. This free course,...

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  • Animals at the extremes: Polar biology

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    The extreme challenges of life in the polar regions require the animals who make...
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