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Ancestral Voices: the Earliest English Literature (Online)
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Online | Wed, 07 May 2014 | Multiple dates/times available
This course will introduce participants to the range of Old English literature, from stirring tales of heroism, courage, and fellowship, to poignant elegies of love and loss; from passionately devout to earthily humorous. More information

Archaeology in Practice (Online)
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Online | Wed, 14 May 2014 | Multiple dates/times available
How do archaeologists recognise and interpret the lives of past peoples and their societies? An introduction to the methods and techniques of archaeological enquiry, from initial site survey and excavation to scientific analysis. More information

Archaeology of the Bible Lands (Online)
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Online | Wed, 07 May 2014 | Multiple dates/times available
This course introduces students to the discovery of the ancient southern Levant, first by biblical scholars and later, as their discipline developed, by archaeologists. More information

Art Nouveau Across Europe (Online)
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Online | Wed, 30 Apr 2014 | Multiple dates/times available
From Paris to Moscow, Glasgow to Barcelona, this course examines the richness and variety of European Art Nouveau. Looking at architecture, design and painting, we will explore the complex impulses, anxieties and that shaped the visual arts around 1900. More information

Bioethics for Beginners (Online)
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Online | Wed, 01 Oct 2014 | Applications being accepted
Do you think reproductive cloning is morally permissible? Do you check food labels to exclude any with GM ingredients? Would you worry if the government introduced compulsory depositing of DNA in the national DNA bank? More information

Brontes (Online)
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Online | Wed, 07 May 2014 | Multiple dates/times available
How did three sisters living apparently secluded, eventless lives write such original, passionate and dramatic novels and poetry? Who were the Brontës, what fed their imaginations, and what makes their writing so haunting and intense? More information

Churchill: Soldier, Politician and Statesman (Online)
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Online | Wed, 30 Apr 2014 | Multiple dates/times available
Sir Winston Churchill, regarded as one of Britain's greatest statesmen, still provokes controversy and debate. The aim of this course is to study his life in detail, assess his successes and failures and to gain some insights into the complex personality More information

Civil war and revolution: Britain divided, 1640–60 (Online)
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Online | Mon, 12 May 2014 | Multiple dates/times available
The Civil Wars which swept across the British Isles in the seventeenth century left few lives untouched. This course will explore the causes, conduct and significance of the English Civil Wars More information

Contemporary British Fiction (Online)
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Online | Mon, 28 Apr 2014 | Multiple dates/times available
If you have ever been daunted by terms such as ‘modernism’, ‘magic realism’ or ‘postmodern’ and if you would like to develop your ideas into coherent, backed-up analytical arguments and have technical terms demystified – this is the course... More information

Critical Reading (Online)
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Online | Mon, 28 Apr 2014 | Multiple dates/times available
This course is for anyone wanting to learn to read critically, and explore texts that are regarded as ‘critical’, or essential, reading. More information

Data Analysis in Ecology: Statistics for Ecologists and Field Biologists
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Online | Wed, 29 Oct 2014 | Multiple dates/times available
A five week, tutor-led data analysis course taken entirely online. The course introduces students to the use of QED Statistics and R software. More information

Undergraduate Advanced Diploma in Data and Systems Analysis
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Online | Thu, 02 Oct 2014 | Applications being accepted
Whether you want to change careers, enhance your job opportunities or just develop existing knowledge, this 1-year course will give you an all-round appreciation and in-depth understanding of Data and Systems Analysis, Development and Management. More information

Durer to Bruegel: Northern Renaissance Art c.1480-1580 (Online)
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Online | Wed, 23 Apr 2014 | Applications being accepted
The course explore the riches of Northern European art from c.1480-1580; artists including Dürer, Bosch, Holbein and Bruegel will be studied, as well as the prints and sculpture of the period. More information

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