University of Leicester

The University of Leicester is a leading research led university based in Leicester, England.
The University of Leicester is a leading research led university with a strong tradition of excellence in teaching. It was named University of the Year of 2008 by the Times Higher Education when the judges described Leicester as “elite without being elitist.” Leicester is consistently ranked amongst the top 20 universities in the United Kingdom. The University is most famous for the invention of Genetic Fingerprinting and for the discovery of the remains of King Richard III.
More info: http://www.le.ac.uk/

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Start Your Career as a Healthcare Professional: Online Work Related Learning (FutureLearn)

Jul 26th 2021
Start Your Career as a Healthcare Professional: Online Work Related Learning (FutureLearn)
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Gain a unique insight into working in healthcare and the NHS as you learn what it takes to become a healthcare professional. Discover NHS jobs and what it’s like to work in healthcare. The National Health Service (NHS) is constantly changing and evolving, and existing pressures within the NHS [...]
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Reversing Diabetes: Fact or Fiction? (FutureLearn)

Jun 14th 2021
Reversing Diabetes: Fact or Fiction? (FutureLearn)
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Can diabetes be reversed? Explore research on the success of weight loss treatments in reversing and preventing type 2 diabetes. Join the debate around weight loss and type 2 diabetes remission. There is a growing prevalence of diseases which can be directly linked to our modern lifestyle and diet. [...]
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Introduction to Applied Linguistics and TESOL (FutureLearn)

May 24th 2021
Introduction to Applied Linguistics and TESOL (FutureLearn)
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Get an introduction to applied linguistics and how linguistics is applied in a range of fields - from language teaching to law. Explore the field of applied linguistics through real-world case studies. This online course introduces the field of applied linguistics and how it relates to disciplines including linguistics [...]
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People Studying People: Research Ethics in Society (FutureLearn)

Mar 1st 2021
People Studying People: Research Ethics in Society (FutureLearn)
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Explore the value of ethical thinking for research, using an ethical appraisal framework to develop and evaluate studies. What is ethical research? If we consider data collection and its reporting to make up research, then we will all have been exposed to being participants in some form of social [...]
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Concepts in Sustainable Development: An Introduction to the Key Issues (FutureLearn)

Jan 25th 2021
Concepts in Sustainable Development: An Introduction to the Key Issues (FutureLearn)
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Explore some of the key issues in sustainability, tackling the big questions with examples from around the world. Get an introduction to the key issues in sustainability. In this course you will study the conceptual foundations of sustainable development, and discuss the issues around sustainability as a complex [...]
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England in the Time of King Richard III (FutureLearn)

Nov 2nd 2020
England in the Time of King Richard III (FutureLearn)
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Explore 15th century England through archaeology, history and literature. Learn more about Richard III’s discovery and reburial. The discovery of the skeleton of Richard III in a Leicester car park - and the recent revelations of an infidelity within his family’s bloodline - have made headline news around the [...]
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English Football: a Social History (FutureLearn)

A short course looking at the history, sociology and politics of football with a focus on Leicester City Football Club. Examine the roots of football and its rise to modern prominance. This short course will explore the sociology and history of football, with a focus on Leicester City Football [...]
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Discovering Your PhD Potential: Writing a Research Proposal (FutureLearn)

Feb 17th 2020
Discovering Your PhD Potential: Writing a Research Proposal (FutureLearn)
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Learn how to research and write a high-quality research proposal for postgraduate applications. A carefully prepared and thorough research proposal is usually crucial for applications for advanced or doctoral study, and can provide the launchpad for the first stages of that postgraduate study. This online course will give you [...]
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Behind the Scenes at the 21st Century Museum (FutureLearn)

Get an introduction to museum studies with this free online course. Learn about the people and ideas that shape museums today. How can we understand museums today? Who makes the decisions about what to put in them and whose stories they tell? Who are museums for and why are [...]
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Forensic Science and Criminal Justice (FutureLearn)

Learn how police use science in criminal investigations and its role in the criminal justice system with this free online course.
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