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Founded in 1451, the University of Glasgow is the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world.

Today we are a broad-based, research intensive institution with a global reach.

More info: http://www.gla.ac.uk/




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Jan 23rd 2017

Dig deeper into the life and works of Robert Burns, with this free University of Glasgow course. If you’ve ever welcomed in the New Year with a rendition of “Auld Lang Syne” or enjoyed a whisky and haggis on 25 January, you’re likely to be one of the thousands, nay millions, of fans of Robert Burns around the world. Now you can celebrate the poems, songs, and legacy of the great Scottish poet in a new way - with this free online course from the University of Glasgow, which begins on Burns Night 2016.

Average: 9 (3 votes)
Jan 16th 2017

Develop an understanding of genealogy – how to research your family tree and communicate the results – in this free online course. This free online course will help you develop an understanding of the basic genealogy techniques and how to communicate your family history. We will consider how to effectively find and analyse sources and explore the potential of DNA testing as applied to genealogy. We’ll help you add historical context to your family history and discuss how to record and communicate research findings in a clear fashion.

Average: 5.8 (14 votes)
Jan 9th 2017

Discover how modern genetics has revolutionised approaches to the detection and treatment of cancer. Cancer Research UK estimates that 1 in 2 people in the UK will be diagnosed with cancer during their lifetime. It is a disease that impacts on most people’s lives at some stage. So understanding cancer, and the development of new treatments, is of intrinsic interest to us all.

Average: 9.3 (3 votes)
Jan 9th 2017

This free online course will explore multilingual education and how it can impact and improve education and even wider society. Our languages are an essential part of who we are as human beings. They are instruments of communication and are often a source of dignity and of human pride. Our life experiences and views of the world are bound up in our languages. Our sense of self might be strengthened by our ability to speak the language we choose or curtailed by our inability to understand the language that speaks to us.

Average: 6 (1 vote)
Nov 7th 2016

Explore the exciting subjects within life sciences and the rewarding careers that studying life sciences at university lead to. This short, free online course will introduce you to studying life sciences at university level.We’ll take you on a whistle stop tour of the exciting world of life sciences, exploring the vast array of subjects within the discipline – from anatomy to zoology and everything in between, including immunology, cellular and molecular biology, genetics, physiology and parasitology.

Average: 1 (1 vote)
Oct 31st 2016

How can we support those who are marginalised and excluded from education? Does education for all, mean all? Does Education for All, mean all? What are the barriers to participating in education? How do you include “all” in the classroom?

Average: 10 (1 vote)
Oct 3rd 2016

Delve into the seedy underbelly of the art world, looking at smuggling, theft, fakes, and fraud, with this free online course. The devastation caused by the trafficking of illicit antiquities and the theft of art has gained widespread public attention in recent years.

Average: 5 (2 votes)
Oct 3rd 2016

Find out how to write a cv online that will help you stand out and net your dream job, with this free online cv writing course.

Average: 3 (1 vote)
Sep 19th 2016

Get an introduction to Haskell, the increasingly popular functional programming language, with this University of Glasgow course. Do you want to develop software using the latest programming language paradigm? Haskell is a functional programming language, based on formal mathematical principles. As such, it is easy to reason about and develop, and it executes efficiently on modern multicore machines. From investment banks to social networks, everyone is adopting Haskell.

Average: 10 (1 vote)
Jun 22nd 2015

This course reassesses the legacy of the Paris Peace Conference (1919) and how it sought to create a new world order.

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Jun 23rd 2014

How international law operates; its strengths and weaknesses as a tool for solving disputes that cross national boundaries.

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