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MSc in Forensic Psychological Studies free course icon

Society, Politics & Law 

MSc in Forensic Psychological Studies

This masters degree enables you to gain an advanced understanding of the fascinating area of forensic psychology, while enhancing your analytical and communication skills, and your research literacy. Taking a case-based approach where you examine real life criminal cases you'll learn about a broad range of topics relevant to forensic psychology. You'll develop an understanding of the relationship this field of research has with law enforcement, legal practice, policy, public opinion and the media. You'll also develop your critical analytical skills and your understanding of the principles driving different research methods. By completing this qualification you'll be able to source, select and review forensic psychological research independently, evaluate its relevance for complex real life issue/cases, ------ its validity and clearly communicate your findings to a range of audiences.

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MA in Translation free course icon

Languages 

MA in Translation

This qualification is an exciting opportunity to develop your skills as a translator, equipping you to work in the fast-growing translation-services industry. You'll experiment with different genres through practical, inspiring translation activities, and hone your practice through peer review. You'll gain hands-on experience of using tools necessary to operate in this rapidly evolving area (e.g. audiovisual translation or cloud-based translation tools). You'll underpin your work with an understanding of translations theories and debates. You can study French, German, Italian, Spanish, Arabic or Chinese ? in combination with English.

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Masters degree in Education

This flexible qualification offers four specialist routes ? applied linguistics; inclusive practice; leadership and management; and learning and teaching. Your choice of route will enable you to engage with issues, concepts, and debates in an area that supports your professional development. Your investigative study will draw on your own and others' experience and on appropriate literature, and will develop your understanding of the role and the limitations of research in informing educational practice. The qualification includes a literature review in a topic of your choice, and a substantial dissertation or research project situated in your own practice.

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Science, Maths & Technology 

Postgraduate Certificate in Mathematics

This flexible course will be of interest to mathematically inclined scientists and engineers as well as to mathematicians. It offers a wide choice of modules enabling you to tailor your studies to your particular area of interest, and is applicable to work in industry, business and commerce ? as well as providing a firm foundation for additional study at masters and doctorate level.

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Postgraduate Diploma in Translation free course icon

Languages 

Postgraduate Diploma in Translation

This qualification is an exciting opportunity to develop your skills as a translator, equipping you to work in the fast-growing translation-services industry. You will experiment with different genres through practical, inspiring translation activities, and hone your practice through peer review. You will gain hands-on experience of using tools necessary to operate in this rapidly evolving area (e.g. audio-visual translation or cloud-based translation tools). Your work will be underpinned by an understanding of translations theories and debates.

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BA (Honours) Economics free course icon

Society, Politics & Law 

BA (Honours) Economics

Economic considerations play an important role in our personal lives and influence key social and political issues such as government policy, international trade, business decisions, work and climate change. Studying this degree, you'll learn economic concepts, theories and techniques that will enable you to understand real world problems and help you make more informed decisions in your own life. You'll be able to specialise in an area of economics and carry out a project on a topic of your choice. The analytical skills and statistical techniques that this degree develops are highly valued by employers.

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BA (Honours) International Studies free course icon

Society, Politics & Law 

BA (Honours) International Studies

Our world is divided into different societies, yet it is increasingly interconnected. Relationships between nations, companies, cultures and individuals extend across regions and the globe. In this course, you'll explore the political, economic and cultural issues that these complex interconnections create. You'll focus on international politics; diplomacy; cooperation; war and security; international development; interactions between different societies; and global environmental problems. You'll be able to choose a specialism from politics, history or the environment as one core area of concern to international studies.

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BA/BSc (Honours) Design and Innovation free course icon

Nature & Environment 

BA/BSc (Honours) Design and Innovation

This general design degree focuses on developing creative design thinking and practical work to address problems in every aspect of life, not just the creative industries. The design modules feature online design studios, social networking and inspiring study materials alongside a significant practical component. As well as design, you'll study modules in complementary subjects gaining skills and knowledge in an area that fits your needs and interests.

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BSc (Honours) Computing & IT and a second subject free course icon

Health, Sports & Psychology 

BSc (Honours) Computing & IT and a second subject

Computing & IT studied together with a second complementary subject can open up careers in a wide range of sectors. This joint honours degree offers you the opportunity to focus on an area of computing & IT and combine it with business, design, mathematics, psychology or statistics ? dividing your time equally between subjects. Your choice of second subject will be included in the name of your degree, for example, BSc (Honours) Computing & IT and Business.

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BSc (Honours) Natural Sciences free course icon

 

BSc (Honours) Natural Sciences

This degree is ideal if you're keen to study a specific area of science, or interested in studying across the scientific disciplines. Many of the challenges facing society today will involve a cross-disciplinary approach and this degree provides you with the opportunity to explore a range of sciences. It starts with a wide-ranging introduction to highly topical areas of modern science, giving you a good grounding in each before specialising. You can then continue with a broad-based approach, where you select modules in areas of interest to you. Or choose one of six specialist routes: astronomy and planetary science; biology; chemistry; earth sciences; environmental science; or physics. Your choice of specialism will be included in the name of your degree, for example, BSc (Honours) Natural Sciences (Chemistry).

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Diploma of Higher Education in Design and Innovation free course icon

Nature & Environment 

Diploma of Higher Education in Design and Innovation

This general design diploma focuses on developing creative design thinking to address problems in every aspect of life. The design modules feature online design studios, social networking and inspiring study materials alongside a practical component. As well as design, you'll study modules in complementary subjects to gain skills and knowledge in an area that fits your needs and interests.

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Certificate of Higher Education in Children and Families free course icon

Health, Sports & Psychology 

Certificate of Higher Education in Children and Families

This certificate is ideal if you want to develop your interest in health and social care in the area of working with children, young people and families. It's especially suited if you're directly engaged in this area (or hope to be) as a paid or unpaid worker or carer. You will be introduced to key issues relating to the welfare of children and young people, including how health and social care services and practices are organised.

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