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Cities are back in town : urban sociology for a globalizing urban world (Coursera)

Jul 4th 2022
Cities are back in town : urban sociology for a globalizing urban world (Coursera)
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Urbanization is reaching a new peak in the contemporary world with the rise of mega cities. Researchers try to make sense of these large urban areas using a variety of concepts. The class will review debates and present social science models of cities to analyse and compare contemporary developments. [...]

Paradoxes of War (Coursera)

The Paradoxes of War teaches us to understand that war is not only a normal part of human existence, but is arguably one of the most important factors in making us who we are. Through this course, I hope that you will come to appreciate that war is both [...]

Decision Making in a Complex World: Using Computer Simulations to Understand Human Behaviour (FutureLearn)

Understand how humans make decisions by exploring illustrative videos, short articles, and simulations on your own computer. Gain insights into the social phenomena around making choices. People use social cues to help them make decisions in diverse situations. This information is often scarce and uncertain but is also sometimes [...]

Introduction to Nursing: Bioscience, Psychology, and Sociology (FutureLearn)

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Introduction to Nursing: Bioscience, Psychology, and Sociology (FutureLearn)
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Explore the diverse skills and knowledge required to be a nurse and find out where a career in nursing could take you. Explore the exciting possibilities of a career in nursing. Most people will have interacted with a qualified nurse during their lifetime, but the profession remains largely misunderstood. [...]

What Is Sociology? An Introduction (FutureLearn)

Examine perspectives on society, and the cultural issues facing society. Apply sociological theory to researching social groups. Discover the fascinating field of sociology. How can society be analysed? And what are some of the contemporary cultural issues in society? Get answers to these questions and more with this introduction [...]

Level 7 Diploma in Social Sciences (LIBS)

This Level 7 Diploma in Social Sciences is a tuition-free 120 credit programme. The programme is fast track, which can be completed online including the final exam. The self-paced mode allows participants to set their own learning schedule without any restrictions.

Level 4 Diploma in Social Sciences (LIBS)

This Level 4 Diploma in Social Sciences is a tuition-free 120 credit programme. The programme is fast track, which can be completed online including the final exam. The self-paced mode allows participants to set their own learning schedule without any restrictions.

Crafting Realities: Work, Happiness, and Meaning (edX)

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Crafting Realities: Work, Happiness, and Meaning (edX)
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Learn to create and experience your work as a joyful and meaningful activity - for yourself and others. This course draws upon positive psychology, neuroscience, sociology, and philosophy to guide participants in proactively crafting their own work experience. It weaves inputs from these various fields into a series of [...]

Associate of Science in Business Studies (SoBaT)

The Associate of Science in Business Studies is a 90 credits programme intended to prepare students with a base in the approach and fundamentals of business studies in the present world and make a smooth progression into Bachelor of Science in Business Studies programme.