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Inside the Foreign Office

There’s never been a more significant time to look behind the scenes. 

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Society, Politics & Law 

Information technology: A new era?

Do the advances in information technology equate to a new industrial revolution? The advances made by IBM, Dell and many other manufacturers have resulted in massive changes to our working lives. This free course, Information technology: A new era?, looks at whether it is possible to predict the future of this industry by comparing it to the development of the automobile industry in the USA.

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15 hrs
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Psychological research, obedience and ethics

In this free course, Psychological research, obedience and ethics, you will learn about the importance of ethics in research that is undertaken by psychologists. You will read about the famous study on obedience conducted by Stanley Milgram, and watch two psychologists talk about their research with meerkats and chimpanzees.

Free course
5 hrs
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Society, Politics & Law 

From Brexit to the break-up of Britain?

This free course, From Brexit to the break-up of Britain?, sets the experience of Brexit in the context of the UK. It first analyses Brexit as a symptom of the political, economic and social geography of the UK, focusing on its uneven development in a country increasingly dominated by London and the South East of England. It then considers how the divisions within the UK (within England as well as between England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland) were reflected in the voting patterns of the 2016 referendum. Finally, the course reflects on the implications of these short-term and long-term trends for the UK’s future as a multinational state.

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12 hrs
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Grenfell Tower Timeline: Was the disaster inevitable?

A total of 72 lives were lost in the Grenfell disaster and anger has grown amongst local residents towards their council.

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The Fires that Foretold Grenfell

A haunting story of five fires that foretold the Grenfell disaster, told by those directly involved.

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Brexit Hub

Analysis and expert commentary on Britain’s changing relationship with the European Union and the global world. 

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Money & Business 

You and your money and Brexit

How personal financial planning is influenced by, and impacts on, the external environment of social, economic and political factors, such as UK price inflation and the outcome of Brexit. 

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Northern Ireland’s Brexit border: the promise of invisibility

What is happening with Northern Ireland's border and Brexit - and where are the negotiations going?

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Society, Politics & Law 

From Brexit to the break-up of Britain?

This free course, From Brexit to the break-up of Britain?, sets the experience of Brexit in the context of the UK. It first analyses Brexit as a symptom of the political, economic and social geography of the UK, focusing on its uneven development in a country increasingly dominated by London and the South East of England. It then considers how the divisions within the UK (within England as well as between England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland) were reflected in the voting patterns of the 2016 referendum. Finally, the course reflects on the implications of these short-term and long-term trends for the UK’s future as a multinational state.

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12 hrs