University of Queensland




The University of Queensland, Australia, is one of the world’s premier teaching and research institutions. It is consistently ranked in the top 100 universities globally, has more areas of specialised research considered above world standard than any other Australian university and has won the most awards for university teaching in the country.

Queensland's oldest university, UQ has produced more than 200,000 graduates. It currently has more than 45,000 students and 7,500 staff spanning six faculties and eight research institutes.

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Oct 18th 2016

Climate change is real, so why the controversy and debate? Learn to make sense of the science and to respond to climate change denial. In public discussions, climate change is a highly controversial topic. However, in the scientific community, there is little controversy with 97% of climate scientists concluding humans are causing global warming.

Average: 6.7 (3 votes)
Sep 15th 2016

Learn how behavioural science can improve our criminal justice system.

Average: 8.3 (7 votes)
Sep 15th 2016

Learn how to think better, argue better, and choose better.

Average: 5.1 (28 votes)
Aug 1st 2016

Learn to use anthropological ideas to see the world from a range of perspectives and points of view.

Average: 6.5 (8 votes)
Jul 25th 2016

Learn key concepts and strategies in grammar and style to help enhance your writing and confidently respond to the demand of high levels of literacy in the 21st century.

Average: 6 (3 votes)
Jul 12th 2016

Learn how to use math and science to solve everyday problems and better prepare yourself to continue studying science in high school and beyond. Have you ever wondered how you can apply math and science skills to real life? Do you wish you could go beyond what you've learned in the classroom? This science course will advance your knowledge as we unpack some important scientific thinking skills using real-world examples.

Average: 4 (3 votes)
Jun 28th 2016

Learn about the most fascinating animals on Earth, their sophisticated senses and how sharks and their relatives have impacted human history and culture. Did you know that you can track some sharks’ movements on Twitter? Or that the scales on their skin have influenced the way humans design boats, planes, and even swim suits? Or that sharks have more senses than humans?

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May 31st 2016

Take the challenge and understand problems and solutions to managing tropical coastal ecosystems. Do you want to develop the skills and knowledge needed to help preserve tropical coastal ecosystems? These habitats provide goods and services for hundreds of millions of people but human activities have led to their global decline.

Average: 9 (2 votes)
May 25th 2016

Gain an understanding of mental health issues and ethical decision-making for people with intellectual disability. This health course will focus on the mental health issues of people with intellectual disability. You will learn about the complexities of diagnosing mental health issues in people with intellectual disabilities and the types of disorders, assessments, screenings, and treatments used. There will also be a special focus on the legal and ethical complexities in health practice with patients who often require substituted consent.

Average: 1 (1 vote)
Apr 27th 2016

Learn how to help those with intellectual disability achieve better health. This health course will examine the specific physical health issues that affect people with an intellectual disability including, oral health, syndrome specific health issues, health communication, especially for non-verbal patients, sexual health, and interactions between tertiary and primary healthcare systems.

Average: 6.3 (3 votes)
Mar 28th 2016

Discover how biomedical imaging technologies are complementary and what information they provide to health professionals. Imaging technologies form a significant component of the health budgets of all developed economies, and most people need advanced imaging such as MRIs, X-Rays and CT Scans (or CAT Scans) during their life. Many of us are aware of the misinformation sometimes offered in TV dramas, which either exaggerates the benefits or overemphasizes the risks.

Average: 9 (3 votes)
Mar 21st 2016

Learn, from personal stories, the daily life and challenges faced by those with intellectual disabilities. This health course focuses on the stories of people with intellectual disabilities around the world, as well as their families and supporters. You will learn about the challenges and aid received in healthcare for people with intellectual disabilities, including their experience of specific syndromes and communication difficulties, and how they stay healthy. Learners will also hear from family members as they discuss complex care, rare syndromes, early death, and planning for independence. The end of the course will focus on the history of treatment, the impact of rights’ movements on healthcare delivery, common health conditions, and health promotion.

Average: 1 (2 votes)
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Learn how to build effective teams, be a great team player and manage team conflict.

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Feb 26th 2016

META101x: Thinking about thinking.

Average: 7.5 (4 votes)
Feb 22nd 2016

Understand flight at speeds greater than Mach 5 and discover how to analyse the performance of a scramjet.

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Nov 27th 2015

Prepare for the IELTS Academic tests in this comprehensive, self-paced course covering listening, speaking, reading and writing.

Average: 5.3 (7 votes)