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The science of nutrition and healthy eating free course icon Level Badge icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

The science of nutrition and healthy eating

This free course, The science of nutrition and healthy eating, looks at the science behind nutrition, covering aspects of biology, chemistry and physics as well as giving some insight into healthier eating. Reading food labels, choosing healthier foods, hydrating appropriately and understanding how we taste food will allow you to be more ...

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24 hrs
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Effective communication in the workplace free course icon Level Badge icon

Money & Business

Effective communication in the workplace

This free course, Effective communication in the workplace, explores the importance of communication as a skill in the workplace. It aims to increase your understanding of communication skills and to help you to consider how your communication could be perceived by others. You'll cover areas such as verbal and non-verbal communication, written ...

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24 hrs
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Introduction to child psychology free course icon Level

Education & Development

Introduction to child psychology

Childhood is a time of rapid growth and development, and studying these changes is endlessly stimulating. In this free course, Introduction to child psychology, you will be introduced to the discipline of child psychology and some of the key questions that guide the understanding of childhood. These questions include 'What influences children's...

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8 hrs
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Exploring learning disabilities: supporting belonging free course icon Level 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...

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24 hrs
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Infection and immunity free course icon Level

Health, Sports & Psychology

Infection and immunity

In this free course, Infection and immunity, you will be introduced to infectious diseases and to the biological agents that invade our bodies and cause them: pathogens. You will also learn about the immune system, the human body’s vital defence against pathogens. Along the way you will learn about the scientific method and how it has helped ...

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12 hrs
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Astudio meddygaeth yn ddwyieithog free course icon Level

Health, Sports & Psychology

Astudio meddygaeth yn ddwyieithog

A oes gennych ddiddordeb mewn astudio meddygaeth yn y brifysgol? Os felly, mae’r uned hon i chi. Mae’n cyflwyno nifer o ffactorau yr ydych angen eu hystyried wrth wneud cais i astudio meddygaeth, ac yn amlinellu rhai o’r manteision o astudio meddygaeth yn ddwyieithog yn y brifysgol.

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1 hr
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Studying medicine bilingually free course icon Level

Health, Sports & Psychology

Studying medicine bilingually

Are you interested in studying medicine at university? Then if so, this unit is for you. It introduces a number of the factors that you need to think about when applying to study medicine, and outlines some of the particular advantages of studying medicine bilingually at university.

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1 hr
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Cyflwyniad i waith cymdeithasol free course icon Level

Health, Sports & Psychology

Cyflwyniad i waith cymdeithasol

Bydd y cwrs byr hwn yn eich cyflwyno i waith cymdeithasol ac yn datblygu eich dealltwriaeth o rai o’r damcaniaethau sy’n gysylltiedig ag ymarfer gwaith cymdeithasol.

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15 hrs
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Dechrau gyda seicoleg free course icon Level

Health, Sports & Psychology

Dechrau gyda seicoleg

Y 'pos mwyaf a phwysicaf' rydym yn ei wynebu fel pobl yw ni ein hunain (Boring, 1950, tud. 56). Mae pobl yn bos - yn bos cymhleth, cynnil ac amlhaenog, a daw'n fwy cymhleth fyth wrth i ni esblygu dros amser a newid o fewn cyd-destunau gwahanol. Wrth ateb y cwestiwn 'Beth sy'n ein gwneud ni yn pwy ydym ni?', mae seicolegwyr yn ...

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5 hrs
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Working in diverse teams free course icon Level Badge icon

Money & Business

Working in diverse teams

This free badged course, Working in diverse teams, will help you consider your experience of working in teams and the different roles you play in them. It will increase your confidence in marketing this key skill to employers as well improve your ability to perform well in teams you are currently part of.

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24 hrs
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Childhood in the digital age free course icon Level

Education & Development

Childhood in the digital age

This free course, Childhood in the digital age, delves into the lives of children and discuss the potential benefits and limitations of technology in their lives.

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12 hrs
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Understanding mental capacity free course icon Level Badge icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

Understanding mental capacity

This free course, Understanding mental capacity, covers the principles and criteria underpinning the assessment of mental capacity and decision making in the UK.

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24 hrs