Free course

OpenLearn Scotland

Free statement of participation on completion

This free course, OpenLearn Scotland, is intended to be of interest not only to people living in Scotland, but to anyone wishing to know more about Scottish society and culture. It brings together a collection of free educational resources relevant to Scotland. The resources within this unit cover a wide range of subject areas, including education, environment, technology, history, law, literature, politics, social care and social sciences.

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • show a broader understanding of contemporary Scottish society
  • show a broader understanding of Scottish culture and identity
  • demonstrate an understanding of the various frameworks and standards of professional recognition in Scotland
  • demonstrate an awareness of the opportunities for further supported study in your chosen area.

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