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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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: 8 (5 votes)
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Learn the science and policies that drive sustainable development and how leaders can work to achieve UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. This course introduces the origin and key concepts of sustainability and how to apply those to sustainable development practice.

Average: 9.3 (3 votes)
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Learn key leadership skills, concepts and theories needed to be a successful leader in development and determine your own leadership style within different development contexts. Are you working in the development sector and looking to take the next step in your career and take on a leadership role? This business and management course is an introduction to key leadership theories and concepts that you will need to be an effective leader and manager. You will learn how leadership is different from management.

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Gain the skills to be an adaptive leader in development and learn how to uncover local solutions to complex problems in developing countries. Being a leader in development means working in complex and challenging contexts. Projects rarely run as planned, and managers need to be flexible and adaptive in their approach.

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Aug 18th 2017

Gain insight into the different perspectives and trends facing development workers to lead more effectively across sectors and organizations. There are many approaches and perspectives about what is most important within the development sector. Some practitioners argue that basic water and sanitation is essential to good development, others push for women’s economic empowerment. Others still believe that good governance and institutions are the driving factor to sustainable development.

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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: 8 (3 votes)

Aug 7th 2017

Learn to use anthropological ideas to see the world from a range of perspectives and points of view. This course will allow you to better understand the world around you through utilising the anthropological lens. You will learn about the way in which anthropology as a discipline can shed new perspectives on current world issues, from indigeneity to migration and material culture.

Average: 5.8 (12 votes)
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Learn how to build effective teams, be a great team player and manage team conflict. Teamwork is an essential component of most professional activities in the modern world. But what makes an effective team? This course is an introduction to teamwork skills for all disciplines that will help you improve your own performance and that of your team.

Average: 2 (2 votes)
Jul 25th 2017

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?

Average: 8 (2 votes)
Jul 25th 2017

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: 6.4 (12 votes)
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Prepare for the IELTS Academic tests in this comprehensive, self-paced course covering listening, speaking, reading and writing.

Average: 5.3 (9 votes)

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Learn how behavioural science can improve our criminal justice system. This course systematically explores the effectiveness of the law and justice system from a psychological perspective. By experiencing a fictional case first hand, you will learn about the psychology of law and some of the misconceptions commonly held about criminal justice.

Average: 8.1 (9 votes)