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Advanced creative writing

from The Open University ($2786)

Advanced creative writing develops your writing ability by widening your generic range and developing your knowledge of style. The module works on the forms introduced in the OU...

An introduction to law

from The Open University ($2786)

This key introductory OU level 1 law module is taught entirely online and considers the nature and role of law. It examines the role and function of a legal system by considering...

An introduction to law in contemporary Scotland

from The Open University ($696)

This module looks at law making in contemporary Scotland. It considers the role of both the Scottish Parliament and Courts in law making, looking at the structure of the court...

Appreciating architecture

from iTunes U ($6)

Have you sometimes wondered about the context in which a building was designed, the technology available to the builders, or the visual setting at that time? Architecture is an art...

Art of the twentieth century

from The Open University ($2786)

Fundamental changes took place in the concepts and practices of art during the twentieth century. This module introduces you to different types of art – ranging from traditional...

Central questions in the study of music

from The Open University ($2786)

What does music mean? What does it do? These are the queries at the heart of this module. You will explore how music conveys meanings and impacts its social contexts, before moving...

Contract law and tort law

from The Open University ($2786)

This module explores a range of rights and obligations. You will examine how contracts are formed, their terms and how they end. Using commercial and consumer contexts you will...

Creative writing

from The Open University ($2786)

This module takes a student-centred approach to creative writing, offering a range of strategies to help you develop as a writer. The emphasis is highly practical, with exercises...

Design essentials

from The Open University ($2786)

The world is full of designed objects, from skyscrapers to products that fit into the palm of your hand. Designers have used their skills to translate ideas and needs into all the...

Design for engineers

from The Open University ($1393)

People encounter designed products every day: chairs, buildings, medicines, appliances, clothes, vehicles, robots and much else – just look around you. Design is central to the...

Design thinking: creativity for the 21st century

from The Open University ($2786)

This key introductory OU level 1 module, packed with learning innovation, will change your way of seeing and solving complex problems for ever. Through a mix of academic and...

Early modern Europe: society and culture c.1500-1780

from The Open University ($2786)

The early modern period from 1500 to 1780 is one of the most engaging periods for historical study. Beginning with the upheavals of the Reformation, and ending with the...

Empire: 1492-1975

from The Open University ($2786)

Empires have had a remarkable impact on world history over the last five centuries. The six blocks of this module each focus on a particular question, from ‘What are empires?’...

Employment law and practice

from The Open University ($1393)

This module considers the characteristics of modern employment law relating to individuals. It looks at the characteristics of a contract of employment and issues relating to...

Engineering: frameworks, analysis, production

from The Open University ($1393)

This module builds on the concepts and techniques in Engineering: origins, methods, context (T192). It begins by focusing on invention and innovation, and the advisory or...

Engineering: mechanics, materials, design

from The Open University ($2786)

Engineering is about extending society’s horizons by solving technical problems – from meeting basic needs for food and shelter to generating wealth by trade. Engineers prefer...

Equity, trusts and land

from The Open University ($2786)

This module emphasises critical engagement with laws in context. Equity, trusts and land are examined as individual laws, as well as through interactions with the political,...

European Union law

from The Open University ($1393)

The Law of the European Union is surrounded by many myths and most look at it as an overly complicated area of international law. This module will not only offer you intensive...

Exploring art and visual culture

from The Open University ($2786)

What is art and how has it changed through history? What is visual culture? These and many other issues are explored through case studies focused on artworks, buildings and other...

Exploring history: medieval to modern 1400-1900

from The Open University ($2786)

This module is a varied and wide-ranging introduction to historical study and will teach you the techniques of professional historians. It covers: fifteenth-century France,...