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  • The First World War continues: Britain’s dash for Mosul, Iraq, November 1918

    The First World War continues: Britain’s dash for Mosul, Iraq, November 1918 New content
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    After the armistice of 1918, why did the British occupy Mosul, Iraq? Dr John Slight looks at the continued hostilities in the Middle East after the guns fell...
  • The First World War continues: Medina, Arabia, January 1919

    By Dr John Slight

    When you think of the First World War, you may think of the Western Front or the dates 1914 - 1918, but did you know...

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    14 Jan 2019

  • The First World War continues: Medina, Arabia, January 1919

    The First World War continues: Medina, Arabia, January 1919 New content
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    When you think of the First World War, you may think of the Western Front or the dates 1914 - 1918, but did you know that this truly global war was still...
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    More or Less 2019

    Tim Harford presents BBC Radio 4's surprising and refreshing guide to statistics in the news.

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    14 Jan 2019

  • More or Less 2019

    More or Less 2019 New content
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    Tim Harford presents BBC Radio 4's surprising and refreshing guide to statistics in the news.
  • Discovering the dark side of the Moon

    By Dr Mahesh Anand

    Watch Dr Mahesh Anand's lecture on the topic of the dark side of the Moon, which was given to the Royal...

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    10 Jan 2019

  • Discovering the dark side of the Moon

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    Watch Dr Mahesh Anand's lecture on the topic of the dark side of the Moon, which was given to the Royal Astronomical Society.
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    ICONS

    Who is the greatest icon of them all? BBC viewers vote for their ultimate icon of the 20th Century.

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    09 Jan 2019

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    Who is the greatest icon of them all? BBC viewers vote for their ultimate icon of the 20th Century.
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    Thinking Allowed 2019

    Thinking Allowed explores how society works, with leading social science experts. 

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  • Thinking Allowed 2019

    Thinking Allowed 2019 New content
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    Thinking Allowed explores how society works, with leading social science experts. 
  • Coming soon! Children and young people: food and food marketing

    Interested in the fascinating topic of how food marketing affects children and young people? Then this free course is...

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    09 Jan 2019

  • Coming soon! Children and young people: food and food marketing

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    Coming soon! Children and young people: food and food marketing New content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 09 Jan 2019
    Interested in the fascinating topic of how food marketing affects children and young people? Then this free course is for you.
  • David Bowie: identity is creativity

    By Dr Frank Monaghan

    On what would have been Bowie's 72nd birthday, Frank Monaghan explores how his constant evolution wasn't just about...

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    08 Jan 2019

  • David Bowie: identity is creativity

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    On what would have been Bowie's 72nd birthday, Frank Monaghan explores how his constant evolution wasn't just about changing the nature of his art - his...
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    Britain's Fat Fight

    Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall looks at the impact and causes of obesity in modern Britain.

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    07 Jan 2019

  • Britain's Fat Fight

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    Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall looks at the impact and causes of obesity in modern Britain.
  • Kropotkin, anarchism and geography: A discussion

    By Dr Philip O'Sullivan, Andy Morris

    What links geography to anarchism? Dr Philip O’Sullivan finds the surprising connection lies with a Russian prince...

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    07 Jan 2019

  • Kropotkin, anarchism and geography: A discussion

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    What links geography to anarchism? Dr Philip O’Sullivan finds the surprising connection lies with a Russian prince who died nearly 100 years ago.

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  • How to learn a language

    By Fernando Rosell-Aguilar, Tita Beaven

    Learn about the concepts and skills required to learn languages successfully. This free course, How to learn a language, introduces the skills and...

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    Learn about the concepts and skills required to learn languages successfully. This...
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    Environment: treading lightly on the Earth

    Environment: treading lightly on the Earth focuses on the problem of greenhouse gas emissions, especially carbon dioxide. This free course will...

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    10 Jan 2019

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    Environment: treading lightly on the Earth focuses on the problem of greenhouse...
  • Take your teaching online

    In this free course, Take your teaching online, you will gain  knowledge fundamental to delivering effective teaching online. You will hear...

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    10 Jan 2019

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    In this free course, Take your teaching online, you will gain  knowledge...
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    Inheritance of characters

    Genes are units of inheritance that contribute to a person's behaviour and health. In this free course, Inheritance of characters, you will learn...

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    Genes are units of inheritance that contribute to a person's behaviour and health....
  • Waste management and environmentalism in China

    This free course, Waste management and environmentalism in China, is an introduction to waste generation and waste management processes currently...

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    10 Jan 2019

  • Waste management and environmentalism in China

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    This free course, Waste management and environmentalism in China, is an...
  • Managing my money

    This free course, Managing my money, allows you to gain the skills to manage your personal finances: managing budgets, debts, investments, property...

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    This free course, Managing my money, allows you to gain the skills to manage your...
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    Beginners’ French: Food and drink

    Improve your language skills by learning to communicate more easily and effectively in French. In this free course, Beginners' French: Food and...

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    01 Jan 2019

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    Introductory level Duration 5 hours Updated 01 Jan 2019
    Improve your language skills by learning to communicate more easily and...
  • The science of nutrition and healthy eating

    This free course, The science of nutrition and healthy eating, looks at the science behind nutrition, covering aspects of biology, chemistry and...

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    31 Dec 2018

  • The science of nutrition and healthy eating

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    This free course, The science of nutrition and healthy eating, looks at the...
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    Alcohol and human health

    What impact does alcohol have on the body? From a 'hangover' to cirrhosis this free course, Alcohol and human health, looks at the harmful effects...

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    28 Dec 2018

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    What impact does alcohol have on the body? From a 'hangover' to cirrhosis this...
  • Understanding mental capacity

    This free course, Understanding mental capacity, covers the principles and criteria underpinning the assessment of mental capacity and decision...

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    20 Dec 2018

  • Understanding mental capacity

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    Understanding mental capacity
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    This free course, Understanding mental capacity, covers the principles and...

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    Bachelor of Laws (Honours)

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    Bachelor of Laws (Honours)
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    Studying law is stimulating in its own right, and it’s also a smart career move....

    Certificate of Higher Education in Sport, Fitness and Management

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    Certificate of Higher Education in Sport, Fitness and Management
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 14 Jan 2019
    What makes a top-flight sports coach or fitness instructor? This Certificate...

    Graduate Diploma in Mathematics Education

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    Graduate Diploma in Mathematics Education
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 14 Jan 2019
    You don't need a specialist mathematics background to be an effective maths...

    Foundation Degree in Youth Justice (England and Wales)

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    Foundation Degree in Youth Justice (England and Wales)
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 14 Jan 2019
    How can we improve the lives of children and young people who are ‘in trouble’?...

    Certificate in Promoting Public Health

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    Certificate in Promoting Public Health
    Duration 600 hours Updated 14 Jan 2019
    Public health is everyone’s business and the contribution of local authorities,...

    Professional Certificate in Accounting

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    Professional Certificate in Accounting
    Duration 600 hours Updated 14 Jan 2019
    This Professional Certificate in Accounting is ideal if you want a route into the...

    Top-up BA (Honours) Early Years

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    Top-up BA (Honours) Early Years
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 14 Jan 2019
    This pathway enables experienced practitioners with a Foundation Degree in Early...

    Top-up Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)

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    Top-up Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 14 Jan 2019
    This course enables you to top up your knowledge and skills to honours degree...

    Certificate of Higher Education in Health Sciences

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    Certificate of Higher Education in Health Sciences
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 14 Jan 2019
    If you’re interested in human biology, psychology and health, or you are thinking...

    Certificate of Higher Education in Computing and IT

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    Duration 1200 hours Updated 14 Jan 2019
    In the twenty-first century technology dominates the way we live, work, socialise...
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