Upskill, change career path or gain credits towards postgraduate qualifications with these online short courses. Teaching started 25 January, but they’re open to join until Monday 1 February.
All these online courses are part-time, with no formal entry requirements — just purchase and get started.
Ethnography is a fascinating way to study people and cultures. Learn the methods ethnographers use to research, analyse and help us understand cultures around the world.
Refresh and enhance your knowledge of functional and applied anatomy. Study with expert anatomists online and at an intensive two-day workshop. 10% discount for NHS staff.
Join our expert statisticians online and learn to use statistics in your health research or professional practice. 10% discount for NHS staff.
Join our part-time online short course and learn about nutrition challenges around the world. 10% discount for NHS staff.
Join our nutrition researchers online to explore the link between diet and disease. 10% discount for NHS staff on this advanced nutrition course.
Join our online data science course and train in the latest data science techniques. Learn to handle and understand big data to make better business decisions.
Develop your expertise in a key area of decommissioning. Study flexibly online with a pioneering energy law university.
Get to grips with the critical challenge of storing and delivering renewable energy efficiently to meet the needs of communities and businesses.
Learn to understand, measure and tackle disease with this flexible online short course you can fit around full-time work. 10% discount for NHS staff.
Learn how we can develop effective governance in new petroleum provinces across the world. Join our online short course that fits around full-time work.
Boost your skills as a health professional or researcher. Learn about the key concepts in health economics with our online course that fits round full-time work. 10% discount for NHS staff.
Are you ready for Big Data? Get to grips with the growing volume of data in healthcare, and how we can use it to improve health and wellbeing for all. 10% discount for NHS staff.
Gain a thorough grounding in the fast-growing field of Human Factors Engineering, and learn to design safer systems for all.
Gain a fresh perspective on workplace safety and performance with our School of Psychology. Join our online Human Factors course and learn to evaluate and improve safety wherever you work.
Boost your knowledge and skills in physical asset management. Learn how to apply ISO 55000 to deliver value and operational efficiency for your organisation.
Train in the tools and techniques geoscientists use to collect, analyse, map, and visualise spatial data.
Learn to lead positive change in your organisation, whatever your sector, wherever you’re based, with this online Leadership short course.
Study the basic legal principles of the UK legal system, including contract and compensation law, with our flexible online short course for non-lawyers. Accredited by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb).
Advance your career in renewables. Study the legislation, economics and safety issues that impact how the industry works.
Make the move into renewables and gain specialist skills in marine and wind energy. Study part-time, online with internationally experienced engineers.
Discover the key techniques and theories behind successful negotiating, whatever your work sector, with this online short course from a top 6 UK law school.
Study the relationship between diet, human development, health and disease at every stage of life. Learn with leaders in nutrition research, part-time online. 10% discount for NHS staff.
Explore human behaviour in the workplace with our online Organisational Psychology course. Study flexibly with business psychology experts on a course that fits around full-time work.
Advance your engineering career with specialist online training in the design and operation of offshore pipelines.
Develop the specialist engineering skills you need to succeed in the decommissioning sector. Learn to tackle the technical challenges of the process as you fast-track your career.
Learn the tools of successful project planners and controllers on this flexible online short course that’s part of our Masters in Project Management.
Learn to apply the latest psychological theories and research to current issues in education. Join this flexible applied developmental psychology course and study part-time, online with our expert psychologists.
Develop the skills to tackle the integration of renewable energy to the electricity grid. Study flexibly online with this focused engineering short course.
Develop the specialist skills you need to succeed as a reservoir engineer with this focused and flexible online short course.
Safety critical skills, also known as non-technical skills, make human work safer and more efficient. Learn how to identify, assess and improve these essential skills in your industry and workplace.
Engage with the visual history of Scotland across a period of 150 years. Examine Scottish art, how it evolved, what makes it Scottish, and what it has to say about Scotland in the 18th and 19th centuries.
Gain a psychological understanding of our emotions and behaviour and uncover new ways to improve mental health and wellbeing. Join our flexible online psychology course and study in your spare time.
Explore the stories of the men, women and children who left Scotland’s shores for a new life overseas. Study part-time online with expert academics and researchers.
Add specialist GIS skills to your CV. Train in UAV remote sensing, digital mapping and image processing on this flexible short course.
Develop the specialist engineering skills you need for a successful career in the oil and gas sector.
Part-time hours and 24/7 access, so you can study when it suits you.
Once you’ve enrolled, you’ll have access to our free career planning and advice service.
You’ll earn credits with these online courses. Build credits up, course by course, to earn postgraduate certificates, diplomas or a full Masters degree.