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    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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    27 Mar 2018

  • The Prosecutors

    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...
  • Inventing the record business

    By Eva Moreda Rodríguez

    As Spotify prepares to float itself, Eva Moreda Rodríguez hails their distant ancestors. Uncover the early years of...

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    27 Mar 2018

  • Inventing the record business

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 27 Mar 2018
    As Spotify prepares to float itself, Eva Moreda Rodríguez hails their distant ancestors. Uncover the early years of the recording industry
  • Life in immigration limbo: Befriending the women of Yarl's Wood

    By Joanne Vincett

    Detainees at Yarl's Wood don't know how long they will be held at the facility before being removed from the UK. And...

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  • Life in immigration limbo: Befriending the women of Yarl's Wood

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 27 Mar 2018
    Detainees at Yarl's Wood don't know how long they will be held at the facility before being removed from the UK. And that creates an enormous strain, as...
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    Countdown To Life: The Extraordinary Making Of You

    This blockbuster series tells the thrilling story of how you were made by combining emotionally charged human stories with ground...

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    27 Mar 2018

  • Countdown To Life: The Extraordinary Making Of You

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    This blockbuster series tells the thrilling story of how you were made by combining emotionally charged human stories with ground-breaking computer generated...
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    27 Mar 2018

  • Fifty years of BBC broadcasting about environmental change issues

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    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...
  • Coming soon: Understanding autism

    Learn about autism, a complex and challenging long-term condition, an aspect of human diversity, in this brand...

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    27 Mar 2018

  • Coming soon: Understanding autism

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    Learn about autism, a complex and challenging long-term condition, an aspect of human diversity, in this brand new free badged course.
  • Why is ball tampering such a big deal for cricket?

    By Dr Keith Perry, Steven Freeland, Dr Emma Kavanagh

    Someone scuffs up a cricket ball a little - is that really so important? Well, yes - if you believe cricketers should...

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    26 Mar 2018

  • Why is ball tampering such a big deal for cricket?

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 26 Mar 2018
    Someone scuffs up a cricket ball a little - is that really so important? Well, yes - if you believe cricketers should stick to the rules.
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    Week 5 Civilisations: The debate

    By Leah R. Clark

    Join Dr Leah Clark between 12pm - 2pm on Tuesday 3rd April for a post-viewing discussion of episode five of...

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    22 Mar 2018

  • Week 5 Civilisations: The debate

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    Join Dr Leah Clark between 12pm - 2pm on Tuesday 3rd April for a post-viewing discussion of episode five of Civilisations.
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    Week 4 Civilisations: The debate

    Join Kathleen Christian on Friday 23 March between 3pm and 4pm for a discussion of Civilisations on...

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    Join Kathleen Christian on Friday 23 March between 3pm and 4pm for a discussion of Civilisations on Facebook with a special guest appearance from...
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    Science doesn't know how free divers do it

    By Kevin Fong

    It's not a total mystery - but, explains Kevin Wong, there's still a lot about free diving that science can't quite...

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    20 Mar 2018

  • Science doesn't know how free divers do it

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    It's not a total mystery - but, explains Kevin Wong, there's still a lot about free diving that science can't quite explain.

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    Collisions and conservation laws

    This free course, Collisions and conservation laws, begins by explaining elastic and inelastic collisions and then goes on to show how collisions...

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    5 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

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    16 Apr 2018

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    This free course, Collisions and conservation laws, begins by explaining elastic...
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    Succeed with maths – Part 2

    This free course, Succeed with maths Part 2, is a sequel to Part 1, in which you will continue to develop your mathematical knowledge and skills...

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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    15 Apr 2018

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    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 15 Apr 2018
    This free course, Succeed with maths Part 2, is a sequel to Part 1, in which you...
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    Beginners’ Spanish: food and drink

    Do you want to improve your language skills and communicate more easily and effectively in Spanish? This free course, Beginners’ Spanish: food and...

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    6 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    15 Apr 2018

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    Introductory level Duration 6 hours Updated 15 Apr 2018
    Do you want to improve your language skills and communicate more easily and...
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    Modern slavery

    This free course, Modern slavery, is designed to develop an understanding of the international system of human rights protection in relation to...

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    15 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    15 Apr 2018

  • Modern slavery

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    This free course, Modern slavery, is designed to develop an understanding of the...
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    Teaching for good behaviour

    The quality of our teaching inevitably has an impact on the behaviour of our students. This free course, Teaching for good behaviour, considers...

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    10 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    13 Apr 2018

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    The quality of our teaching inevitably has an impact on the behaviour of our...
  • 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

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    12 Apr 2018

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    Differential equations are any equations that include derivatives and arise in...
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    Mindfulness in mental health and prison settings

    This free course, Mindfulness in mental health and prison settings, introduces the key ideas and practices of mindfulness, describes how it is...

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    10 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    11 Apr 2018

  • Mindfulness in mental health and prison settings

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    This free course, Mindfulness in mental health and prison settings, introduces the...
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    Primary science: supporting children’s learning

    Science is a key subject area in primary education curriculum frameworks. This free course, Primary science: supporting children's learning,...

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    8 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    11 Apr 2018

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    Intermediate level Duration 8 hours Updated 11 Apr 2018
    Science is a key subject area in primary education curriculum frameworks. This...
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    Accessibility of eLearning

    It is part of a teaching professional's skills to understand the needs of a diverse population of students. This free course, Accessibility of...

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    15 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    10 Apr 2018

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    It is part of a teaching professional's skills to understand the needs of a...
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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

    Updated on:

    10 Apr 2018

  • Networked practitioner: open or closed practice?

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    Advanced level Duration 4 hours Updated 10 Apr 2018
    This free course, Networked practitioner: open or closed practice?, starts a...

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    Diploma of Higher Education in Mathematical Sciences

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    Diploma of Higher Education in Mathematical Sciences
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 21 May 2018
    Mathematics and statistics are vital in modern society, and indispensable to...

    BA (Honours) Philosophy and Psychological Studies

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    BA (Honours) Philosophy and Psychological Studies
    Duration 3600 hours Updated 21 May 2018
    Philosophy and psychology seek to answer profound questions about us, our minds,...

    Foundation Degree in Retail Management

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    Foundation Degree in Retail Management
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 21 May 2018
    Retail is a dynamic, global industry – with innovative new markets constantly...

    BSc (Honours) Sport, Fitness and Coaching

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    BSc (Honours) Sport, Fitness and Coaching
    Duration 3600 hours Updated 21 May 2018
    If you are an aspiring or practising leader of sport or fitness activities, our...

    BSc (Honours) Mathematics and its Learning

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    BSc (Honours) Mathematics and its Learning
    Duration 3600 hours Updated 21 May 2018
    Mathematics education has long been a government priority. This unique degree...

    Diploma of Higher Education in Combined Social Sciences

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    Diploma of Higher Education in Combined Social Sciences
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 21 May 2018
    Does material consumption make us happier? Is parenting a social as well as an...

    Foundation Degree in Materials Fabrication and Engineering

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    Foundation Degree in Materials Fabrication and Engineering
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 21 May 2018
    This Foundation Degree in Materials Fabrication and Engineering brings together...

    Diploma of Higher Education in Sport and Fitness

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    Diploma of Higher Education in Sport and Fitness
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 21 May 2018
    This diploma course will help put you on track for a career in fitness training,...

    Foundation Degree in Sport and Fitness

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    Foundation Degree in Sport and Fitness
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 21 May 2018
    This foundation degree course will help you get in good shape for a career in...

    BA (Honours) Humanities

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    BA (Honours) Humanities
    Duration 3600 hours Updated 21 May 2018
    This degree in humanities offers a broad-based grounding in the study and...
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