The Science Faculty offers a series of short courses covering interesting contemporary topics in science.
The courses introduce topics such as astronomy, plants, human genetics, nuclear energy, volcanoes, nutrition and the frozen planet.
There are two different types of courses and some courses are available in both versions:
Short modules for credit are assessed and can be studied either as standalone courses or as part of an Open University qualification. these modules have to be studied over a fixed time.
Learn about science online short courses are more flexible but cannot count towards an Open University qualification.