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My career goal: Construction article icon

Science, Maths & Technology

My career goal: Construction

Are you driven to find out how things work, and want to know how they're made? Construction could be for you. Here's some advice on using your practical mind and hands-on skills to build bigger and better things.

Article
20 mins
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Health, Sports & Psychology

My career goal: Health and science

Whether your interest is in pharmaceuticals, disease treatment or chemical research, you can help break new discoveries and improve our scientific understanding. This page has info on career options from food science to forensics, and working for the NHS.

Article
20 mins
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Society, Politics & Law

My career goal: Legal, finance and accounting

If you want to utilise your ability to handle complex situations with moving parts - whether that's balancing the books or assessing the letter of the law - you can hear from professionals in the field and determine your next steps on this page.

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20 mins
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Science, Maths & Technology

My career goal: Engineering

In this multi-disciplinary industry, you'll need a diverse range of technical and critical thinking skills to take on complex tasks. Here's some advice to help you get started with building tomorrow's world.

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20 mins
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Money & Business

My career goal: Business and administrative

Do you have business acumen just waiting to be tapped? Find resources below to develop your communication and strategic skills, maybe even an apprenticeship to begin your career in business.

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20 mins
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Nature & Environment

My career goal: Environment

Interested in veterinary or agricultural work, or more industrial work like food farming and sustainable energy? Find out how you can gather skills and carry out work that will have a real impact on our relationship with the environment.

Article
20 mins
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Money & Business

My career goal: Marketing

Can your insight and influencing skills be used to build brand expertise and effectively engage consumers? This page's resources will help you to plan your own career strategy.

Article
20 mins
Capacity and demand management free course icon level 1: introductory icon

Society, Politics & Law

Capacity and demand management

This free course, Capacity and demand management, is part of the series focusing on leadership, decision-making and communication in the context of policing within the community. This course focuses on the use of data to make decisions, using actions taken in managing capacity and demand as the applied example. The course uses examples not ...

Free course
5 hrs
Succeed with maths: part 1 free course icon level 1: introductory icon Badge icon

Science, Maths & Technology

Succeed with maths: part 1

If you feel that maths is a mystery that you want to unravel then this free course is for you. It will guide you through how numbers are put together, give you confidence with using percentages, fractions and negative numbers and provide you with problem solving skills for your everyday life and the wider world.

Free course
24 hrs
Applying to study for a PhD in psychology free course icon level 3: advanced icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

Applying to study for a PhD in psychology

This free OpenLearn course is for psychology students and graduates who are interested in PhD study at some future point. Even if you have met PhD students and heard about their projects, it is likely that you have only a vague idea of what PhD study entails. This course is intended to give you more information.

Free course
6 hrs
Succeed in the workplace free course icon level 1: introductory icon Badge icon

Education & Development

Succeed in the workplace

Do you want to change jobs, are you just starting in the job market or may be returning after a break? If so, then this free course, Succeed in the workplace, is for you. It will help you explore career opportunities. You will also gain the skills to write strong CVs and application forms, and to handle different types of interviews. By the end ...

Free course
24 hrs
Astronomy with an online telescope free course icon level 1: introductory icon Badge icon

Science, Maths & Technology

Astronomy with an online telescope

This free course shows you how to navigate the night sky, and introduces the wide variety of objects it contains. You will develop a hands-on understanding of telescopic observations using the Open University’s own robotic telescope facility COAST sited on the island of Tenerife. Supported by your own measurements we illustrate how stars...

Free course
24 hrs