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    ‘Problem’ populations, ‘problem’ places

    This free course, 'Problem' populations, 'problem' places, looks deeper into the entanglements of welfare, crime and society. It encourages you to...

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    5 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

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    21 May 2019

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    This free course, 'Problem' populations, 'problem' places, looks deeper into the...
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    Learning from audio visual material: Migrants and borders

    This free course, Learning from audio visual material: Migrants and borders, provides you with a further opportunity to practise the learning from...

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    5 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

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    21 May 2019

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    Learning from audio-visual material: Introducing surveillance

    Looking at the theme of surveillance as a multifaceted everyday practice, this free course, Learning from audio-visual material: Introducing...

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    3 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

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    14 May 2019

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    Looking at the theme of surveillance as a multifaceted everyday practice, this...
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    Oil industry in Scotland: Making photographs, making demands

    The oil industry is perhaps the archetypal globalised industry, and it is this global scale that poses the challenge. How can the full dimensions...

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    5 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

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    14 May 2019

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    The oil industry is perhaps the archetypal globalised industry, and it is this...
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    Climate change: island life in a volatile world

    What impact will global warming really have? This free course, Climate change: island life in a volatile world, examines the potential problems...

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    15 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    14 May 2019

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    What impact will global warming really have? This free course, Climate change:...
  • The value of coffee

    This free course explores the economic and cultural value of coffee. You will follow the chain of processes that connect the drink you enjoy on a...

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    3 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    15 Mar 2019

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    This free course explores the economic and cultural value of coffee. You will...
  • 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...

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    12 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    15 Feb 2019

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    Introductory level Duration 12 hours Updated 15 Feb 2019
    This free course, From Brexit to the break-up of Britain?, sets the experience of...
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    Working in the voluntary sector

    This free online course, Working in the voluntary sector, will introduce you to some of the main activities carried out by volunteers and staff,...

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    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    09 Aug 2018

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    This free online course, Working in the voluntary sector, will introduce you to...
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    Smart cities

    This free course will help you to navigate your own path through the complex landscape of smart cities. You’ll hear from smart city innovators and...

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    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    27 Jul 2018

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    This free course will help you to navigate your own path through the complex...
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    Reading visual images

    What does a picture or an image tell you? This free course, Reading visual images, is an introduction to analysing and interpreting photographs as...

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    8 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    20 Jun 2018

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    What does a picture or an image tell you? This free course, Reading visual images,...

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    Diploma of Higher Education in Financial Services

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    Diploma of Higher Education in Financial Services
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 11 Mar 2019
    With global financial markets and personal finances making the headlines daily,...

    Foundation Degree in Financial Services

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    Foundation Degree in Financial Services
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 11 Mar 2019
    With global financial markets and personal finances making the headlines daily,...

    Diploma of Higher Education in Social Policy and Criminology

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    Diploma of Higher Education in Social Policy and Criminology
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 11 Mar 2019
    Is there a link between poverty and crime? Are inequality and injustice factors in...

    Diploma of Higher Education in Combined Social Sciences

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    Diploma of Higher Education in Combined Social Sciences
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 11 Mar 2019
    Does material consumption make us happier? Is parenting a social as well as an...

    Diploma of Higher Education in Criminology and Psychological Studies

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    Diploma of Higher Education in Criminology and Psychological Studies
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 11 Mar 2019
    Why does crime occur? What makes people do harm to others? The DipHE in...

    BA (Honours) Social Policy and Criminology

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    BA (Honours) Social Policy and Criminology
    Duration 3600 hours Updated 11 Mar 2019
    What is the relationship between crime, social inequality and social exclusion? If...

    BSc (Honours) Criminology and Psychological Studies

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    BSc (Honours) Criminology and Psychological Studies
    Duration 3600 hours Updated 11 Mar 2019
    Why does crime occur? What makes people do harm to others? The BSc (Honours)...

    BA (Honours) Business Studies

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    BA (Honours) Business Studies
    Duration 3600 hours Updated 11 Mar 2019
    How do businesses develop strategies, handle risk and take decisions? What’s...

    BA (Honours) Environmental Studies

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    BA (Honours) Environmental Studies
    Duration 3600 hours Updated 11 Mar 2019
    Environmental change affects us all, and the challenge of how human society can –...

    BA (Honours) Social Sciences

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    BA (Honours) Social Sciences
    Duration 3600 hours Updated 11 Mar 2019
    What causes riots? Is commercialisation eroding childhood? Does poverty lead to...