This month's MOOCs

MOOCs are Massive Open Online Courses. They are free, and allow anyone with an internet connection to get a taste of higher education. Here we bring you STEM MOOCs opening over the coming month from FutureLearn, working in partnership with UK universities. For the full list of upcoming courses see here.

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The Genomics Era: the Future of Genetics in Medicine

Get an introduction to the growing role of genomics in healthcare, for patient diagnoses, treatment and disease prevention.

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Provider - St George's, University of London

Start Date - 12 September, 2016

The Science of Nuclear Energy

Discover the science behind nuclear energy and its role in energy provision in the past, present and future.

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Provider - The Open University

Start Date - 26 September, 2016

Building a Future with Robots

Explore the role of robots and autonomous systems in the factories, homes, hospitals, schools or cars of our near future.

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Provider - University of Sheffield

Start Date - 19 September, 2016

Preventing the Zika Virus: Understanding and Controlling the Aedes Mosquito

Discover the science behind the Zika outbreak to understand how it is spread and can be controlled.

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Provider - London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Start date - 19 September, 2016

Whole Genome Sequencing: Decoding the Language of Life and Health

Learn how whole genome sequencing works and what it could mean for the future of healthcare with this free online course.

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Provider - NHS, Health Education England

Start date - 19 September, 2016