University of Southampton

The University of Southampton is already one of the top 15 research universities in the UK and has achieved consistently high scores for its teaching and learning activities.
Southampton is a place for ambitious people keen to stretch their intellectual abilities and help change the world.
From the birthplace of the technologies which drive the Internet to ground-breaking medical breakthroughs in conditions such as cancer, Alzheimer’s and asthma, the University of Southampton has spent the last 60 years changing the world.
Ranked among the top 100 in the world, Southampton is a forward-thinking university that works at the cutting-edge of research, bringing a positive impact to global societies in a wide range of areas such as computer science, oceanography, sustainable energy, engineering and medicine.
The University has thousands of academics and staff working to unlock the potential and support the ambition of more than 22,000 students and an exciting new community of learners from around the world studying its sector-leading MOOCs.
The students themselves are also working to change the world from projects in Africa, which are raising living standards through micro finance, to providing donated ambulances for emergency services in Mongolia, helping to save countless lives.
More info: http://www.southampton.ac.uk

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PDSAFE: Physiotherapy and Falls Prevention in Parkinson's (FutureLearn)

Discover a multi-dimensional approach to falls prevention in Parkinson’s patients, following the PDSAFE clinical trial. Identify how frequent falls in Parkinson’s can be prevented Falling is a common and disabling consequence of Parkinson’s disease and presents a major health challenge for [...]
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Exploring Our Oceans (FutureLearn)

Explore the half of our world covered by deep ocean, and how our lives affect the hidden face of our planet. Discover how you can play a part in the safe keeping of the future of our ocean. What lies in the half of our world covered by water [...]
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Contract Management: Building Relationships in Business (FutureLearn)

Jun 14th 2021
Contract Management: Building Relationships in Business (FutureLearn)
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Learn to build relationships and manage contracts successfully with this free online course backed by UK government and IACCM. Contracts are fundamental to all business activities and relationships are fundamental to all contracts. This free online course will help you understand contract management processes; give you the confidence to [...]
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English as a Medium of Instruction for Academics (FutureLearn)

Equip yourself to teach in international contexts by increasing your English language skills and intercultural knowledge. As universities work to become globally competitive courses taught in English are expanding. Those working in Higher Education are often thrown into producing academic work in English – either as teachers or researchers [...]
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Understanding Language: Learning and Teaching (FutureLearn)

An introduction to some key concepts in the effective teaching and learning of languages. What is language? How do we learn meaning in a new language? What is easy and hard about learning another language? And what is the best way to teach other languages? This free online course [...]
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Jane Austen: Myth, Reality and Global Celebrity (FutureLearn)

Nov 30th 2020
Jane Austen: Myth, Reality and Global Celebrity (FutureLearn)
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Discover the fascinating story of author Jane Austen, from her own life in Hampshire to what she means to a global audience today. Jane Austen went from being a moderately successful anonymous novelist in her own time to a global celebrity in ours. On this course you will explore [...]
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Understanding Money: the History of Finance, Speculation and the Stock Market (FutureLearn)

Nov 2nd 2020
Understanding Money: the History of Finance, Speculation and the Stock Market (FutureLearn)
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Explore how money, investment and finance have been represented in arts, literature and popular culture over the last 300 years. Understand the key concepts of money, credit and debt, and the stock market. What is money? What does money do? How has the understanding of economics changed over the [...]
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Teaching Languages in Primary Schools: Putting Research into Practice (FutureLearn)

Oct 5th 2020
Teaching Languages in Primary Schools: Putting Research into Practice (FutureLearn)
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Discover engaging, age-appropriate teaching methods and ideas to enhance your foreign languages teaching skills for children. Explore how children learn languages and support their linguistic development. Learning a foreign language at a young age is known to support children’s problem-solving ability, creativity, and intercultural understanding. But many teachers report [...]
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Beneath the Blue: The Importance of Marine Sediments (FutureLearn)

Sep 21st 2020
Beneath the Blue: The Importance of Marine Sediments (FutureLearn)
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Understand the importance of our planet's seafloor and get an introduction to the exciting field of ocean science. Discover fascinating seafloor habitats and learn how humans affect them. Exactly what lies beneath our oceans? Why is the sea floor, and its marine sediments, so important? And how are humans [...]
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Understanding Insulin (FutureLearn)

Learn more about all things insulin: from how it works, to insulin types, to side effects and guidance on how to prescribe safely. The current spend on diabetes care by the NHS is estimated to be £1.6 million pounds per hour. 80% of this is spent on managing diabetes [...]
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