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Science: online short courses


These courses enable you to study a science topic online for general interest, to take your learning further or to top up your knowledge and skills.

  • register and begin the course at any time
  • all-inclusive fee of £160 wherever you live
  • 80–100 hours of study over a minimum of 6 months
  • wholly online structured study materials
  • expert science learning advisers provide online support
  • no formal assessment so no University credits offered
  • online interactive course quiz to check your own learning and receive feedback
  • statement of participation can be downloaded when you have finished the course





*note this sample may be presented in a different format to the Science: online short course