University of Kent

The University of Kent, the UK’s European University, is one of the country’s most dynamic universities. Established in 1965, it now has 19,850 students studying at its various campuses including Canterbury, Medway and Tonbridge in the picturesque south-east of England (close to London) and its European sites in Brussels, Paris, Athens and Rome.
The University is a major educational, economic and cultural force throughout its region and has well-established external networks and partnerships with leading universities in Europe and around the world, providing students with opportunities to study and work abroad.
Ranked in the Top 20 of UK universities (16th in the Guardian University Guide 2016), Kent has an established reputation for the quality of its research; confirmed by its excellent performance (17th in the UK) in the most recent Research Assessment Framework (REF) where all its academic schools were found to be engaged in research of international and world-class standing.
Students consistently rank Kent as offering one of the best student experiences in the UK and it achieved an overall satisfaction rate of 90% and above in the National Student Survey.
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Communicating Effectively with Vulnerable Children and Young People (FutureLearn)

Sep 27th 2021
Communicating Effectively with Vulnerable Children and Young People (FutureLearn)
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Discover tools and techniques to engage effectively with vulnerable children and young people. Learn child-centred communication strategies to encourage children to talk. Communicating effectively with vulnerable children and young people is not always easy. Despite practitioners and carers knowing this is an important area of their work, research shows [...]
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How to Fundraise: A Guide to Fundraising for Non-Fundraisers (FutureLearn)

Jan 25th 2021
How to Fundraise: A Guide to Fundraising for Non-Fundraisers (FutureLearn)
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Get a practical guide to fundraising and learn tips on everything from preparing your fundraising story to processing donations. Design a fundraising strategy to help your group or charity take the next step. On this course, you’ll get practical advice on how to fundraise whether you work for a [...]
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Jan 25th 2021
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From Waterloo to the Rhine: The British Army 1815-1945 (FutureLearn)

Jul 13th 2020
From Waterloo to the Rhine: The British Army 1815-1945 (FutureLearn)
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Examine one of the UK’s most storied institutions, and how 130 years of social, cultural and military change have shaped it. Explore the British Army’s part in the making of the modern world. With a legacy stretching back centuries, the British Army is proud of its hard-won reputation as [...]
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Concurrent Programming in Erlang (FutureLearn)

Learn the theory and practice of concurrent programming in Erlang, through practical exercises and suggested projects. Concurrent functional programming is increasingly important in providing global-scale applications on the internet. We combine the theory of concurrent programming with the practice of how that works in Erlang. You’ll get the opportunity [...]
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Functional Programming in Erlang (FutureLearn)

May 4th 2020
Functional Programming in Erlang (FutureLearn)
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Learn the theory and practice of functional programming in Erlang, through practical exercises and suggested projects. Functional programming is increasingly important in providing global-scale applications on the internet. For example, it’s the basis of the WhatsApp messaging system, which has over a billion users worldwide. [...]
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Understanding Autism (FutureLearn)

Understand more about autism, including diagnosis, the autistic spectrum and life with autism, with this online course. First identified over 70 years ago, autism is a lifelong developmental disability affecting how a person communicates with and relates to others, and how they make sense of the world. It is [...]
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The Science of Endurance Training and Performance (FutureLearn)

Apr 15th 2019
The Science of Endurance Training and Performance (FutureLearn)
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Learn about the science behind endurance sports training and performance, including effective preparation and rehabilitation. Endurance sports such as cycling, marathons and triathlons are increasingly popular. Events attract everyone from elite athletes striving for performance improvements, to sedentary individuals looking to improve their health and [...]
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Politics, Art and Resistance (FutureLearn)

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Politics, Art and Resistance (FutureLearn)
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Explore what it means to resist in contemporary art and politics. Explore how art movements have inspired political activism. What’s the link between art and activism? This course introduces ideas and practices of resistance, and the relationship between art and politics.
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