Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)

Humanities and Social Sciences

Study humanities and social sciences MOOCs.

The Clinical Psychology of Children and Young People

The Clinical Psychology of Children and Young People
The course will cover the basic guiding principles of the Clinical Psychology of Children and Young People.

Digital Footprint

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This course will focus on the different dimensions of a digital footprint, including developing an effective online presence, managing your privacy, creating opportunities for networking, balancing and managing professional and personal presences (eprofessionalism).

Football: More than a Game

Football: More than a Game
Explore the role of football in the world today - including finances, clubs, nations and rivalries - with this free online course.

Fundamentals of Music Theory

Fundamentals of Music Theory
This course will introduce students to the theory of music, providing them with the skills needed to read and write Western music notation, as well as to understand, analyse, and listen informedly.

How to Read a Novel

In this course you’ll discover four of the main building blocks of modern fiction: plot, characterisation, dialogue, and setting using examples from a range of texts including the four novels shortlisted for the James Tait Black fiction prize.

Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobites

On this course you will unravel the Jacobite story. Using objects from National Museums Scotland you will discover the lives of the rulers and their followers who sought to change history.

Intellectual Humility: Theory

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This On-Demand MOOC will introduce you to the definition of intellectual humility and intellectual virtues in general

Introduction to Marketing: Tools to Set Enterprises Apart

Introduction to Marketing: Tools to Set Enterprises Apart. Learn practical marketing strategies and tools that enable enterprises to stand out in a competitive marketplace.

Introduction to Philosophy

Introduction to Philosophy
This On-Demand MOOC will introduce you to some of the main areas of research in contemporary philosophy.

Learning for sustainability

In this course you will refine your own understanding of 'sustainability' in light of the range of definitions, contexts and educational approaches that we will discuss.

Philosophy and the Sciences

Philosophy and the Sciences
Learn about the historical and philosophical foundations of contemporary science.

Philosophy, Science and Religion: Science and Philosophy

This course will serve as the first of three related courses in our Philosophy, Science and Religion Online series.

Photography: A Victorian Sensation

Photography: A Victorian Sensation
Explore the Victorian craze for photography and examine its history, from the earliest images in 1839.

Research Data Management and Sharing

Research Data Management and Sharing. This course will provide learners with an introduction to research data management and sharing.

Scotland and Wales Vote 2016: Understanding the Devolved Elections

Scotland and Wales Vote 2016: Understanding the Devolved Elections

Towards Brexit? The UK's EU Referendum

Understand the UK's EU Referendum, and the pros and cons of Brexit, with The University of Edinburgh.

Towards Scottish Independence? Understanding the Referendum

Towards Scottish Independence? Understanding the Referendum
Understand the Scottish independence poll, and the pros and cons of a ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ vote, with The University of Edinburgh.

Understanding the UK's 2015 General Election

Understanding the UK's 2015 General Election
Learn about the UK's 2015 general election: how does the system work, what is at stake, and how will it affect you?

Social Wellbeing

This MOOC will help you engage constructively in the wellbeing movement, and use wellbeing considerations to make important transformations to your work and your ways of planning, learning and justifying your decisions.

Warhol

Warhol
An introduction to the life and work of Andy Warhol, one of the world’s most famous artists, through exploration of five thematic framings of his life and career: celebrity, sex, money, death and time.