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    The science of alcohol

    Alcohol plays a considerable part in the daily lives of humanity and has done for thousands of years This free course The science of alcohol looks at the science behind the processes of brewing distilling and vinification and how many of our beverages are made A historical aspect is also covered showing how the modern production techniques have developed from ancient methods and how scientists ensure that products are safe to drink The course also looks at the biological effects of alcohol and how it affects the human body

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    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    20 Jan 2020

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    Primary education: listening and observing

    Would you like to volunteer or find work in your local primary school Are you thinking about becoming a teaching assistant or becoming a teacher in the future In this free course Primary education listening and observing you will have the chance to look inside primary schools and watch and listen to children and teaching staff Youll also find out what head teachers look for in people who want to work or volunteer in a primary school

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    Free course

    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    09 Jan 2020

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    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 09 Jan 2020
    Would you like to volunteer or find work in your local primary school? Are you...
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    The science of nuclear energy

    This free course The science of nuclear energy will delve into the science behind nuclear power and explain what happens inside a nuclear reactor and what it means for an element to be radioactive It will explore some of the risks of producing nuclear power and examine the arguments for and against including it in future energy planning as well as looking at other potential future solutions

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    Free course

    12 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    20 Dec 2019

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    Introductory level Duration 12 hours Updated 20 Dec 2019
    This free course, The science of nuclear energy, will delve into the science...
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    Attachment in the early years

    This free course Attachment in the early years covers theory and research in the area of attachment in early childhood In the 1950s John Bowlby was the first person to develop a theory about the significance of early attachments between caregivers and very young children His work has stimulated a massive and very productive field of research with important implications for childcare This OpenLearn course describes Bowlbys theory and the work that has built on it illustrated with video recordings of the assessment of attachment in a laboratory setting and a talk by an eminent attachment researcher

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    Free course

    6 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    20 Aug 2019

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    Intermediate level Duration 6 hours Updated 20 Aug 2019
    This free course, Attachment in the early years, covers theory and research in the...
  • 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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    Free course

    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    05 Feb 2020

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    Working in diverse teams
    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 05 Feb 2020
    This free badged course, Working in diverse teams, will help you consider your...
  • An introduction to electronics

    Electronics is fundamental to modern life Using an interactive website videos and easytouse electronic circuit design and simulation software this free course An introduction to electronics will show how electronic devices and systems pervade everything we do and teach some of the basic ideas

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    Free course

    10 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    05 Dec 2019

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    An introduction to electronics
    Intermediate level Duration 10 hours Updated 05 Dec 2019
    Electronics is fundamental to modern life. Using an interactive website, videos,...
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    Managing my investments

    Gain the skills to manage your investments analyse portfolio risk and plan your pension with this free online course

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    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    17 Dec 2019

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    Gain the skills to manage your investments: analyse portfolio risk and plan your...
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    Start writing fiction

    Have you always wanted to write but never quite had the courage to start This free course Start writing fiction will give you an insight into how authors create their characters and settings You will also be able to look at the different genres for fiction

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    Free course

    12 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 May 2018

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    Have you always wanted to write, but never quite had the courage to start? This...
  • Digital forensics

    Digital evidence features in just about every part of our personal and business lives Legal and business decisions hinge on having timely data about what people have actually done This free course Digital forensics is an introduction to computer forensics and investigation and provides a taster in understanding how to conduct investigations to correctly gather analyse and present digital evidence to both business and legal audiences It also outlines the tools to locate and analyse digital evidence on a variety of devices how to keep up to date with changing technologies and laws and regulations in digital forensics

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    Free course

    8 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    06 Jun 2019

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    Digital forensics
    Advanced level Duration 8 hours Updated 06 Jun 2019
    Digital evidence features in just about every part of our personal and business...
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    Business communication: writing a SWOT analysis

    This free course Business communication writing a SWOT analysis is designed to develop your writing skills for business You will be taken step by step through the process of writing a SWOT analysis with clear advice on selecting key information from a case study text making concise notes choosing an appropriate structure and using language effectively You will learn how to write a formal report including recommendations based on a case study analysis of the British company Brompton Bicycle

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    Free course

    8 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    07 Jun 2018

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    Introductory level Duration 8 hours Updated 07 Jun 2018
    This free course, Business communication: writing a SWOT analysis, is designed to...
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    Organisations and management accounting

    This free course Organisations and management accounting examines the nature of organisations specifically their objectives and structure Organisational objectives and structure determine management functions and responsibilities within the organisation

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    12 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    07 Nov 2019

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    This free course, Organisations and management accounting, examines the nature of...
  • Internships and other work experiences

    In this free courseInternships and other work experiences youll begin by learning more about what an internship is and how it might differ from other forms of work experience Youll find out what you can gain personally and professionally and consider the practicalities of obtaining work experience from how to choose whats right for you to making strong applications Youll explore the virtual internship and why more employers are starting to use them and finish by looking at how to maximise your experience and make it work for you as your career progresses considering your next steps and setting yourself SMART goals

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    Free course

    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    02 Jul 2020

  • Internships and other work experiences

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    Internships and other work experiences
    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 02 Jul 2020
    In this free course, Internships and other work experiences, you’ll begin by...
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    Fundamentals of accounting

    Learn about the essential numerical and doubleentry skills required for accounting This free course Fundamentals of accounting will explain the fundamental purpose and role of accounting as well as the doubleentry rules that are the foundation of all financial records and reports in any modern business

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    Free course

    8 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    01 Aug 2019

  • Fundamentals of accounting

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    Introductory level Duration 8 hours Updated 01 Aug 2019
    Learn about the essential numerical and double-entry skills required for...
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    The digital scholar

    Digital scholarship is a shorthand for the intersection of three technology related developments digital content networked distribution and open practices It is when digital networked and open intersect that transformational practice occurs In this free course The digital scholar you will explore the impact of digital technologies on scholarly practice

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    Free course

    24 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    31 Oct 2019

  • The digital scholar

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    Intermediate level Duration 24 hours Updated 31 Oct 2019
    Digital scholarship is a shorthand for the intersection of three technology...
  • Simple coding

    By Dr Michel Wermelinger

    Have you ever wanted to try out simple coding Want to understand the basics of what it entails This course introduces you to the skills concepts and jargon of coding

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    Free course

    2 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    05 Dec 2018

  • Simple coding

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    Simple coding
    Introductory level Duration 2 hours Updated 05 Dec 2018
    Have you ever wanted to try out simple coding? Want to understand the basics of...
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    The athlete’s journey: transitions through sport

    By Candice Lingam-Willgoss, Dr Caroline Heaney

    The athletes journey through sport can be characterised by several transitions and periods of change This course is designed to help you understand that journey whether in reference to a professional or recreational athlete and the nature of support they may need at different times The course also provides practical guidance whether you support athletes as a coach or parent or whether you are an athlete yourself and draws on a wealth of case study and audiovisual material to bring the athletes journey to life

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    Free course

    24 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    26 Oct 2020

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    Proteins

    In this free course we explore proteins and how they are the doers of the cell They are huge in number and variety and diverse in structure and function serving both the structural building blocks and the functional machinery of the cell Just about every process in every cell requires specific proteins The basic principles of protein structure and function which are reviewed in this course are crucial to understanding how proteins perform their various roles

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    12 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    02 Mar 2016

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    In this free course we explore proteins and how they are the 'doers' of the cell....
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    Project management: the start of the project journey

    This free course Project management The start of the project journey introduces projects what they are how they come about responses to problems and planning It explores the role of key players including the project manager feasibility studies decision making and project life cycles

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    Free course

    35 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    16 Mar 2016

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    This free course, Project management: The start of the project journey, introduces...
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    Getting started on classical Latin

    This free course Getting started on classical Latin has been developed in response to requests from learners who had had no contact with Latin before and who felt they would like to spend a little time preparing for the kind of learning that studying a classical language involves The course will give you a taster of what is involved in the very early stages of learning Latin and will offer you the opportunity to put in some early practice

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    10 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    24 May 2018

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    Introductory level Duration 10 hours Updated 24 May 2018
    This free course, Getting started on classical Latin, has been developed in...
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    Gamified Intelligent Cyber Aptitude and Skills Training (GICAST)

    This free course Gamified Intelligent Cyber Aptitude and Skills Training GICAST will help you to understand online security and start to protect your digital life whether at home or work You will learn how to recognise the threats that could harm you online and the steps you can take to reduce the chances that they will happen to you

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    Free course

    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    26 Oct 2020

  • Everyday English 2

    This free course Everyday English 2 will inspire you to improve your current English skills and help you to communicate more effectively in everyday work and life

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    Free course

    48 hours

    Updated on:

    20 Jan 2020

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    Everyday English 2
    Beginner level Duration 48 hours Updated 20 Jan 2020
    This free course, Everyday English 2, will inspire you to improve your current...
  • Understanding different research perspectives

    This free course Understanding different research perspectives explores the development of the research process looking at the different perspectives from which an issue or phenomenon can be investigated and highlights the main methodologies that can be used to investigate a business issue By looking at different perspectivesapproaches to issues and phenomena different research methodologies and ethical considerations this course will sustain the development of a research study from the initial idea of what to investigate to the elaboration of specific research questions the research design strategy and methodology

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    Free course

    9 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    22 Aug 2016

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    Advanced level Duration 9 hours Updated 22 Aug 2016
    This free course, Understanding different research perspectives, explores the...
  • Moons of our Solar System

    In this free course Moons of our Solar System explore the many moons of our Solar System Find out what makes them special Should we send humans to our Moon again

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    Free course

    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    15 Feb 2021

  • Moons of our Solar System

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    Moons of our Solar System
    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 15 Feb 2021
    In this free course, Moons of our Solar System, explore the many moons of our...
  • Making decisions

    Do you hate making decisions Does the ability of others to make snap decisions really frustrate you This free course will help you understand some of the processes involved in decision making Attention to the psychology of decision making and the social context in which decisions are made can improve your understanding of others and yourself

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    Free course

    4 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    05 Jun 2019

  • Making decisions

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    Making decisions
    Advanced level Duration 4 hours Updated 05 Jun 2019
    Do you hate making decisions? Does the ability of others to make snap decisions...
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    Management: perspective and practice

    What does it mean to be a manager Being a manager is a complex and challenging activity This free course Management perspective and practice introduces you to the role of the manager In this OpenLearn course youll look at an array of activities including leadership human resources finance project management change management operations management and stakeholder management

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    10 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    21 May 2020

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    Advanced level Duration 10 hours Updated 21 May 2020
    What does it mean to be a manager? Being a manager is a complex and challenging...
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