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Panic attacks: what they are and what to do about them free course icon level 2: intermediate icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

Panic attacks: what they are and what to do about them

Panic attacks: what they are and what to do about them is a free course that should be helpful to anyone who experiences panic or panic attacks, for their family and friends, and anyone more generally interested in mental health and mental health treatment. The course starts by exploring formal definitions of panic and panic attack. These ...

Free course
3 hrs
Making creativity and innovation happen free course icon level 2: intermediate icon

Money & Business

Making creativity and innovation happen

The trailer below explores one aspect that will be covered in the course: the paradox of choice.

Free course
10 hrs
Exploring the psychological aspects of sport injury free course icon level 2: intermediate icon Badge icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

Exploring the psychological aspects of sport injury

Have you ever experienced a sport injury? Have you ever thought there could be a psychological dimension to sport injuries, as well as a physical one? Sport injury is relatively common among sport and exercise participants, and while the physical impact of injury is often easy to recognise, the psychological impact is less obvious. In this ...

Free course
24 hrs
Exploring learning disabilities: supporting belonging free course icon level 1: introductory icon Badge icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

Exploring learning disabilities: supporting belonging

This free course, Exploring learning disabilities: supporting belonging, takes the real-life cases of a number of different people to explore what it is like to have the label ‘learning disability’. The course also considers how it feels to support someone with a learning disability, as a family member, a friend, an advocate or a paid worker...

Free course
24 hrs
Introducing computing and IT free course icon level 1: introductory icon

Digital & Computing

Introducing computing and IT

This free course, Introducing computing and IT, provides a general overview of how digital technologies have come to dominate virtually every aspect of the modern world and some guidance on how to prepare for this digital life. It raises awareness of the importance of data security and online safety. It also provides an explanation of the ...

Free course
10 hrs
Leadership challenges in turbulent times free course icon level 2: intermediate icon

Money & Business

Leadership challenges in turbulent times

Welcome to Leadership challenges in turbulent times, a free course offered by the Open University. We are excited to join you on your journey to explore leadership in the turbulent times that we live in.

Free course
6 hrs
Exploring depression free course icon level 3: advanced icon

Science, Maths & Technology

Exploring depression

This free advanced level course, Exploring depression, serves as an introduction to masters level study in neurosciences and mental health. Focusing on depression, you will consider key issues concerning diagnosis, causes and interventions. You will also begin to explore theoretical models, biological and psychological explanations, and look at ...

Free course
7 hrs
Digital thinking tools for better decision making free course icon level 1: introductory icon Badge icon

Digital & Computing

Digital thinking tools for better decision making

Ever since the very beginning of humanity, tools have played a pivotal role in who we are and what we do. Tools for recording, processing and communicating information have a time-honoured history – from the clay tokens used in Mesopotamia to mechanical calculating machines. The invention of the digital computer has boosted the scale, speed and ...

Free course
24 hrs
What about me? A personal development course for carers in Wales free course icon level 1: introductory icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

What about me? A personal development course for carers in Wales

This is a personal development course for carers in Wales. It will help you to identify and reflect on your experiences, interests, skills and your future aspirations. You will also have the opportunity to develop a personal action plan to take forward beyond the course. Developed by The Open University in Wales and Carers Trust Wales, it is ...

Free course
5 hrs
Beth amdana i? Cwrs datblygiad personol ar gyfer gofalwyr yng Nghymru free course icon level 1: introductory icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

Beth amdana i? Cwrs datblygiad personol ar gyfer gofalwyr yng Nghymru

Cwrs datblygiad personol ar gyfer gofalwyr yng Nghymru yw hwn. Bydd yn eich helpu i nodi a myfyrio ar eich profiadau, eich diddordebau a'ch sgiliau a'ch dyheadau ar gyfer y dyfodol. Byddwch hefyd yn cael y cyfle i ddatblygu cynllun gweithredu personol i'w roi ar waith ar ôl i'r cwrs ddod i ben. Mae'r cwrs, a ddatblygwyd gan Y Brifysgol Agored ...

Free course
5 hrs
Gofalu am oedolion free course icon level 1: introductory icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

Gofalu am oedolion

Mae gofalu am oedolion yn gwrs rhagarweiniol i unrhyw un sydd â rôl ofalgar, naill ai'n daladwy neu'n ddi-dāl. Mae'n adeiladu ar yr hyn yr ydych eisoes yn ei wybod i roi gwell dealltwriaeth i chi o'ch rôl fel gofalwr. Mae hefyd yn cefnogi'ch lles eich hun trwy roi syniadau a gwybodaeth i chi am ofalu amdanoch eich hun a delio â straen.

Free course
15 hrs
Caring for adults free course icon level 1: introductory icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

Caring for adults

Caring for adults is an introductory course for anyone in a caring role, either paid or unpaid. It builds on what you already know to give you a better understanding of your role as a carer. It also supports your own well-being by giving you some ideas and information about looking after yourself and dealing with stress.

Free course
15 hrs