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  • Life In Cold Blood Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    Life In Cold Blood

    David Attenborough explores the lives of amphibians and reptiles - cold blood, but amazing creatures. Watch clips and find out more.

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    09 Apr 2018

  • Life In Cold Blood

    Life In Cold Blood Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Introductory level Updated 09 Apr 2018
    David Attenborough explores the lives of amphibians and reptiles - cold blood, but amazing creatures. Watch clips and find out more.
  • The Hunt Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Silverback Films

    The Hunt

    Narrated by Sir David Attenborough this lavish series explores the relationship between predator and their prey.

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    09 Apr 2018

  • The Hunt

    The Hunt Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Silverback Films
    Updated 09 Apr 2018
    Narrated by Sir David Attenborough this lavish series explores the relationship between predator and their prey.
  • Will artificial intelligence put us out of work? Creative commons image Icon Espen under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

    Will artificial intelligence put us out of work?

    By Evan Davis

    Should companies be cautious when embracing new technologies for fear of displacing their employees? 

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    09 Apr 2018

  • Will artificial intelligence put us out of work?

    Will artificial intelligence put us out of work? Creative commons image Icon Espen under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 09 Apr 2018
    Should companies be cautious when embracing new technologies for fear of displacing their employees? 
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    06 Apr 2018

  • The Good Friday Agreement - 20 Year Anniversary

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 06 Apr 2018
    10th April 2018 marks 20 years since the Good Friday Agreement was made.
  • Week 6 Civilisations: The debate Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Brad Calkins | Dreamstime.com

    Week 6 Civilisations: The debate

    By Renate Dohmen

    Join Dr Renate Dohmen between 12pm - 1pm on Friday 6th April for a post-viewing discussion of episode six of...

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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    05 Apr 2018

  • Week 6 Civilisations: The debate

    Week 6 Civilisations: The debate Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Brad Calkins | Dreamstime.com
    Introductory level Updated 05 Apr 2018
    Join Dr Renate Dohmen between 12pm - 1pm on Friday 6th April for a post-viewing discussion of episode six of Civilisations.
  • How radical was Martin Luther King? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Library of Congress, New York World-Telegram & Sun Collection, Reproduction Number LC-USZ62-126558

    How radical was Martin Luther King?

    By Professor Paul Harvey

    His message on civil rights was unequivocal - but Paul Harvey argues that in Martin Luther King's economic and social...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    04 Apr 2018

  • How radical was Martin Luther King?

    How radical was Martin Luther King? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Library of Congress, New York World-Telegram & Sun Collection, Reproduction Number LC-USZ62-126558
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 04 Apr 2018
    His message on civil rights was unequivocal - but Paul Harvey argues that in Martin Luther King's economic and social message was his greatest claim to...
  • Dropping the population bomb - 50 years of BBC environmental broadcasting, part two Creative commons image Icon Tim Loudon via Flickr under Creative Commons BY-ND 4.0 license
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    03 Apr 2018

  • Dropping the population bomb - 50 years of BBC environmental broadcasting, part two

    Dropping the population bomb - 50 years of BBC environmental broadcasting, part two Creative commons image Icon Tim Loudon via Flickr under Creative Commons BY-ND 4.0 license
    Introductory level Updated 03 Apr 2018
    How have the films and radio programmes broadcast by the BBC shaped how we understand environmental change issues? Joe Smith shares his journey through the...
  • What is The Bottom Line? Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

    What is The Bottom Line?

    By Evan Davis

    The Bottom Line is the business conversation programme where the people at the top share their insight into what...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    29 Mar 2018

  • What is The Bottom Line?

    What is The Bottom Line? Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 29 Mar 2018
    The Bottom Line is the business conversation programme where the people at the top share their insight into what really matters. Presenter, Evan Davies,...
  • PhD Projects 101

    Ever wondered what our research students from the school of Life, Health and Chemical Sciences do in the labs? Check...

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    1 hour 30 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    28 Mar 2018

  • PhD Projects 101

    Introductory level Duration 1 hour 30 mins Updated 28 Mar 2018
    Ever wondered what our research students from the school of Life, Health and Chemical Sciences do in the labs? Check out these explainers of their...
  • The Prosecutors Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Gold Star Productions/BBC

    The Prosecutors

    The Prosecutors focuses on how our criminal justice system works by following various prosecutions from start to finish. The series...

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    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    27 Mar 2018

  • The Prosecutors

    The Prosecutors Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Gold Star Productions/BBC
    Introductory level Updated 27 Mar 2018
    The Prosecutors focuses on how our criminal justice system works by following various prosecutions from start to finish. The series from The Open University...

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  • Networked practitioner: open or closed practice?

    This free course, Networked practitioner: open or closed practice?, starts a debate to support the decision-making process around openness and the...

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    4 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

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    10 Apr 2018

  • Networked practitioner: open or closed practice?

    Networked practitioner: open or closed practice? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: © Alex Slobodkin/iStockphoto.com Updated content
    Advanced level Duration 4 hours Updated 10 Apr 2018
    This free course, Networked practitioner: open or closed practice?, starts a...
  • Understanding musical scores

    This free course, Understanding musical scores, provides a general introduction to how to understand a musical score, and insights into what...

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    12 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    09 Apr 2018

  • Understanding musical scores

    Understanding musical scores Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: © Emir Memedovski/iStockphoto.com
    Introductory level Duration 12 hours Updated 09 Apr 2018
    This free course, Understanding musical scores, provides a general introduction to...
  • The concept of innovation

    Just what is innovation? This free course examines the issues surrounding the concept of innovation. What is the difference between innovation and...

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    3 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    09 Apr 2018

  • The concept of innovation

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    Intermediate level Duration 3 hours Updated 09 Apr 2018
    Just what is innovation? This free course examines the issues surrounding the...
  • Exploring sport coaching and psychology

    This free course, Exploring sport coaching and psychology, investigates how scientific and management ideas contribute to success while also taking...

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    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    09 Apr 2018

  • Exploring sport coaching and psychology

    Exploring sport coaching and psychology Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: © SolStock/iStock
    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 09 Apr 2018
    This free course, Exploring sport coaching and psychology, investigates how...
  • Becoming an OU student

    This free course, Becoming an OU student, is not currently available. It was designed as a pilot for students starting the Open degree in February...

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    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    09 Apr 2018

  • Becoming an OU student

    Becoming an OU student
    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 09 Apr 2018
    This free course, Becoming an OU student, is not currently available. It was...
  • Understanding children: Babies being heard

    In this free course, Understanding children: Babies being heard, you will find out some of the things that very young babies can do. You will also...

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    5 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    08 Apr 2018

  • Understanding children: Babies being heard

    Understanding children: Babies being heard Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Introductory level Duration 5 hours Updated 08 Apr 2018
    In this free course, Understanding children: Babies being heard, you will find out...
  • Introduction to differential equations

    Differential equations are any equations that include derivatives and arise in many situations. This free course, Introduction to differential...

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    18 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    06 Apr 2018

  • Introduction to differential equations

    Introduction to differential equations
    Introductory level Duration 18 hours Updated 06 Apr 2018
    Differential equations are any equations that include derivatives and arise in...
  • Introducing the Classical world

    How do we learn about the world of the ancient Romans and Greeks? This free course, Introducing the Classical world, will provide you with an...

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    20 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    05 Apr 2018

  • Introducing the Classical world

    Introducing the Classical world Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Intermediate level Duration 20 hours Updated 05 Apr 2018
    How do we learn about the world of the ancient Romans and Greeks? This free course...
  • Microbes – friend or foe?

    Microbes often get a bad name. Whilst some of them do cause disease, others play vital roles in recycling nutrients in the soil to enable plants to...

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    10 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    03 Apr 2018

  • Microbes – friend or foe?

    Microbes – friend or foe? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: selvanegra/istockphoto.com
    Introductory level Duration 10 hours Updated 03 Apr 2018
    Microbes often get a bad name. Whilst some of them do cause disease, others play...
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity

    This free course examines legal approaches to people whose sexual orientation or gender identity does not conform to that of the majority. This...

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    10 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    03 Apr 2018

  • Sexual orientation and gender identity

    Sexual orientation and gender identity
    Advanced level Duration 10 hours Updated 03 Apr 2018
    This free course examines legal approaches to people whose sexual orientation or...

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    Certificate of Higher Education in Environment

    Certificate of Higher Education in Environment Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 23 Apr 2018
    How can we best think about and live sustainably within natural and built...

    Diploma of Higher Education in Counselling

    Diploma of Higher Education in Counselling Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 23 Apr 2018
    The value of counselling to improve well-being and quality of life is increasingly...

    CertHE in Business Management (Sport and Football)

    CertHE in Business Management (Sport and Football) Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 23 Apr 2018
    The Certificate of Higher Education in Business Management (Sport and Football) –...

    Certificate of Higher Education in Humanities

    Certificate of Higher Education in Humanities Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 23 Apr 2018
    Why study the arts? Apart from sheer enjoyment, these subjects give you an...

    Certificate of Higher Education in Mathematical Sciences

    Certificate of Higher Education in Mathematical Sciences Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 23 Apr 2018
    As well as being fascinating and intellectually rewarding, the study of...

    DipHE in Business Management (Sport and Football)

    DipHE in Business Management (Sport and Football) Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 23 Apr 2018
    The Open University’s Diploma of Higher Education in Business Management (Sport...

    Certificate in Health Sciences

    Certificate in Health Sciences Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Irochka | Dreamstime.com
    Duration 600 hours Updated 23 Apr 2018
    This certificate provides a broad introduction to health sciences, exploring some...

    Top-up BSc (Honours) Computing and IT Practice

    Duration 1200 hours Updated 23 Apr 2018
    If you work in computing and IT and have already completed a foundation degree or...

    Certificate of Higher Education in Business and Management

    Certificate of Higher Education in Business and Management Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: 12019
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 23 Apr 2018
    This certificate will introduce you to business and management and help you to...

    Certificate in End-of-Life Care

    Certificate in End-of-Life Care Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
    Duration 600 hours Updated 23 Apr 2018
    How do we approach death and dying at an individual level? How do we understand it...
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