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    Cell signalling

    This free course, Cell signalling, explains the general principles of signal transduction and specifically, how even the simplest organisms can...

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    Level: 3 Advanced

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    24 Mar 2016

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    This free course, Cell signalling, explains the general principles of signal...
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    Working with our environment: an introduction

    Global warming: are we responsible? Is our environmental impact damaging the planet? This free course, Working with our environment: an...

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    11 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    30 Mar 2016

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    Global warming: are we responsible? Is our environmental impact damaging the...
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    The First World War: trauma and memory

    In this free course, The First World War: trauma and memory, you will study the subject of physical and mental trauma, its treatments and its...

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    9 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    01 Nov 2018

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    Introductory level Duration 9 hours Updated 01 Nov 2018
    In this free course, The First World War: trauma and memory, you will study the...
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    Succeed with learning

    Succeed with learning is a free, introductory course for people who want to feel more confident about their learning skills. Informal in approach,...

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    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    12 Oct 2016

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    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 12 Oct 2016
    Succeed with learning is a free, introductory course for people who want to feel...
  • Numbers, units and arithmetic

    Do fractions and decimals make you apprehensive about maths? Do you lack confidence in dealing with numbers? If so, then this free course, Numbers,...

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    5 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    23 Jan 2018

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    Numbers, units and arithmetic
    Introductory level Duration 5 hours Updated 23 Jan 2018
    Do fractions and decimals make you apprehensive about maths? Do you lack...
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    What is poetry?

    Have you always wanted to try to write poetry but never quite managed to start? This free course, What is poetry?, is designed to illustrate the...

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    12 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    24 Mar 2018

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    Have you always wanted to try to write poetry but never quite managed to start?...
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    Computers and computer systems

    Computers and processors are ubiquitous in everyday life, and they're not only found in your PC. This free course, Computers and computer systems,...

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    20 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

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    20 Jul 2018

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    Computers and processors are ubiquitous in everyday life, and they're not only...
  • Introduction to critical criminology

    This free course, Introduction to critical criminology, provides a brief introduction to critical criminological thinking. It defines the ways in...

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    2 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    19 Jul 2018

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    This free course, Introduction to critical criminology, provides a brief...
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    Beginners’ Spanish: Getting around

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

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    20 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    02 Nov 2018

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    Do you want to improve your language skills and communicate more easily and...
  • Internet of everything

    The internet of everything (IoE) is the networked connection of people, process, data and things. As more people, data and things come online, we...

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    15 hours

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    24 Apr 2018

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    Introductory level Duration 15 hours Updated 24 Apr 2018
    The internet of everything (IoE) is the networked connection of people, process,...
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    Diagrams, charts and graphs

    Diagrams, charts and graphs are used by all sorts of people to express information in a visual way, whether it's in a report by a colleague or a...

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    5 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    19 Oct 2017

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    Diagrams, charts and graphs are used by all sorts of people to express information...
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    Ratio, proportion and percentages

    From politics to cookery, ratios, proportions and percentages are part of everyday life. This free course is designed to help you become more...

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    5 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    25 Apr 2016

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    From politics to cookery, ratios, proportions and percentages are part of everyday...
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    Hearing

    Hearing is a familiar and important human sense that is a topic naturally of interest to those who are curious about human biology. This free...

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    15 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    11 Jan 2018

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    Advanced level Duration 15 hours Updated 11 Jan 2018
    Hearing is a familiar and important human sense that is a topic naturally of...
  • Energy in buildings

    Themes covered in this free course, Energy in buildings, include reducing heating demand in buildings, heating systems and fuel emissions, and...

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    10 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

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    19 Jul 2017

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    Energy in buildings
    Advanced level Duration 10 hours Updated 19 Jul 2017
    Themes covered in this free course, Energy in buildings, include reducing heating...
  • Succeed in the workplace

    Do you want to change jobs, are you just starting in the job market or may be returning after a break? If so, then this free course, Succeed in the...

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    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    09 Aug 2018

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    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 09 Aug 2018
    Do you want to change jobs, are you just starting in the job market or may be...
  • The Scottish Parliament and law making

    This free course, The Scottish Parliament and law making, explores the law making powers of the Scottish Parliament and examines its place in the...

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    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    24 Apr 2018

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    This free course, The Scottish Parliament and law making, explores the law making...
  • Making sense of mental health problems

    Over the past century there has been a radical shift in responses to people who experience mental health problems. In this free course, Making...

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    10 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    27 Nov 2018

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    Intermediate level Duration 10 hours Updated 27 Nov 2018
    Over the past century there has been a radical shift in responses to people who...
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    Forensic science and fingerprints

    This free course, Forensic science and fingerprints, covers how science can make fingerprints easier to study, how they are used in court and some...

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    10 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    22 Mar 2016

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    This free course, Forensic science and fingerprints, covers how science can make...
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    Introduction to finite element analysis

    What is finite element analysis (what is it and why do we carry it out? This free course, Introduction to finite element analysis, introduces the...

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    7 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    23 Mar 2016

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    What is finite element analysis (what is it and why do we carry it out? This free...
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    The Enlightenment

    The free course will examine the Enlightenment. To help understand the nature and scale of the cultural changes of the time, we offer a 'map' of...

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    16 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    14 Apr 2016

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    The free course will examine the Enlightenment. To help understand the nature and...
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    Squares, roots and powers

    From paving your patio to measuring the ingredients for your latest recipe, squares, roots and powers really are part of everyday life. This free...

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    5 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    25 Apr 2016

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    From paving your patio to measuring the ingredients for your latest recipe,...
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    Different types of business

    A small grocery store run by one person and perhaps their family must pose quite different challenges from a multinational corporation with...

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    3 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 Apr 2016

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    Introductory level Duration 3 hours Updated 14 Apr 2016
    A small grocery store run by one person and perhaps their family must pose quite...
  • Returning to STEM

    This free badged course, Returning to STEM, offers useful skills and solutions to help you get back into a career in science, technology,...

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    24 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    04 Jan 2018

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    Returning to STEM
    Advanced level Duration 24 hours Updated 04 Jan 2018
    This free badged course, Returning to STEM, offers useful skills and solutions to...
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    Exploring books for children: words and pictures

    Many people have fond memories of the stories they encountered in childhood, perhaps especially of those wonderful picture books and illustrated...

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    8 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    05 Apr 2018

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    Intermediate level Duration 8 hours Updated 05 Apr 2018
    Many people have fond memories of the stories they encountered in childhood,...
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    Social marketing

    Never before have social issues been more at the centre of public and private debate. From concerns about sustainability and the future of the...

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    8 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    11 Feb 2016

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    Advanced level Duration 8 hours Updated 11 Feb 2016
    Never before have social issues been more at the centre of public and private...
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