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The University of Leeds is a member of the prestigious Russell group in the UK whose mission is to deliver world-class education alongside globally important research.

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  • Causes of Human Disease: Understanding Cardiovascular Disease

    Online Course | University of Leeds

    University of Leeds

    An overview of the cardiovascular system and normal cardiovascular function. Description of risk factors; treatments and preventative measures associated with cardiovascular disease; diabetes and hypertension.

  • Causes of Human Disease: Nutrition and Environment

    Online Course | University of Leeds

    University of Leeds

    An overview of how nutrition and environmental factors including lifestyle influence your chance of developing human disease.

  • Defining the concept of culture

    Online Course | University of Leeds

    University of Leeds

    This course introduces the concepts of culture and interculturality. It analyses these terms and examines why they and our wider understandings of culture can be problematic. It explores the difference between Culture (what we commonly describe as the arts) and culture as a way of understanding different environments. It examines the way in which cultures by their very nature create in groups and out groups and then moves on to look at ways to observe; classify and describe interactions between cultures.

  • Intercultural contact

    Online Course | University of Leeds

    University of Leeds

    The course explores how the notion of intercultural contact is best understood and looks at the relationship between nationality and culture. It introduces the idea of small culture and discusses: What is the relationship between nationality and culture? What is a small culture?

  • Crossing borders

    Online Course | University of Leeds

    University of Leeds

    The course explores the role of borders in intercultural contact; considering them as both ways of separating people and of bringing them together. It contrasts national borders with less obvious; but no less significant; cultural borders occurring both between and within nation states. It also explores different types of border crossings; comparing; for example; the experiences of international students and migrant workers with those of refugees.

  • Language and culture

    Online Course | University of Leeds

    University of Leeds

    The course examines the relationship between language; nationality and cultural identity. It analyses why language is a social construction and how it relates to cultural identity. It addresses such questions as: What is a language? Does language shape the way we think? What do we mean by being polite? Is it always possible to translate into another language? What effect does language loss have on cultural identity?

  • Effective Fundraising and Leadership in Arts and Culture

    Online Course | University of Leeds

    University of Leeds

    This course explores two topics related to fundraising and leadership: visualising an effective organisation; and developing an enterprising organisation. You will explore what makes an effective and authentic arts and cultural organisation (ACOs); and consider how you can put this learning into practice in your own organisation.

  • The Branding of Culture

    Online Course | University of Leeds

    University of Leeds

    The course examines an aspect of marketing through the ways branding makes use of cultural stereotypes to promote products or places. On the course learners consider the effects this might have on national and cultural identity and explore how some products are becoming decoupled from their culture of origin whilst others are localised. The course explores the way in which nations use “soft power” through spreading of cultural products and practices; to influence the behaviour of people across the globe. It also examines the idea of cultural imperialism and assesses the ways in which it is resisted.

  • Blended Learning Essentials: Digitally-Enriched Apprenticeships

    Online Course | University of Leeds

    University of Leeds

    This course explores how digital tools and technologies can be used to enrich apprenticeships in the vocational education sector and help prepare apprentices for the modern workplace. The course shows how to weave in digital resources across the whole apprentice journey from preparation to end-point assessment. It navigates through the Jisc Apprenticeship Toolkit stages of Preparation; Planning; Delivery and Assessment which will help you develop your own designs for a digitally-enriched apprenticeship programme.

  • Transport Systems: Global Issues and Future Innovations

    Online Course | University of Leeds

    University of Leeds

    The course explores how the transport sector can develop infrastructures that meet the needs of a 21st century population. It introduces learners to traffic engineering and modelling; and examines the role of transport professionals in designing solutions for the future. It explores how; by harnessing technological innovations; transport systems might address issues caused by transportation worldwide – how the sector can reduce its carbon footprint; become sustainable; reduce pollution and improve the health and safety of citizens globally. Throughout the course; learners consider real-life case studies and how to address challenges currently facing those working in the transport industry.

  • The Unbundled University; The Market and Digital Technology

    Online Course | University of Leeds

    University of Leeds

    What is the future of universities? Explore current issues affecting higher education with a course featuring brand new research. Market forces and technology are changing the landscape of higher education. This course; a unique collaboration between two leading universities; explores one of the key changes in the context of global inequality: the unbundling of higher education. Learn about the concept of ‘unbundling’ and how the disaggregation of university degrees into component parts is affected by digital technology. You will explore the marketisation of higher education and investigate the implications of unbundling for the sector; and also different stakeholder groups.

  • MedTech : Al and Medical Robots

    Training Course | University of Leeds

    University of Leeds

    Learn how medical robots in healthcare are designed; regulated and used. On this course; you will learn what robots are and explore human robot interaction (HRI). You will identify the challenges of designing robots for healthcare and look at what medtech scientists are doing to solve them. Using case studies; you will learn why regulations are essential for the safe use of robots and AI in healthcare; and understand the process of bringing a product to market. You also explore how artificial intelligence is used in surgical procedures; to improve precision diagnostics; in exoskeleton technology; and even for patient care.

  • MedTech : Digital Health and Wearable Technology

    Training Course | University of Leeds

    University of Leeds

    Explore the opportunities and challenges of using digital devices in healthcare. Digital devices are revolutionising healthcare as we know it. On this course; you will explore the impact of new technologies on healthcare professionals and their patients. Learn how digital healthcare devices are designed and regulated; and explore if clinical supervision in MedTech is always important. You will also study the wearable devices and sensors patients use and why. As you look to the future of this technology; you will consider the impact of miniaturisation of implantable devices; and the challenges around devices’ use of big data on healthcare systems.

  • MedTech : Exploring the Human Genome

    Training Course | University of Leeds

    University of Leeds

    Learn how genomics is changing the future of healthcare. Advances in genomics have opened up exciting new possibilities in healthcare. On this course; you’ll learn what genomics is and how it revolutionise patient care. You’ll learn hoe genomics testing works and consider the regulatory and ethical issues that surround it. You’ll explore how genomics can improve patient care by understanding how the genomics data helps clinicians to identify illness risk more accurately; using the specific examples of cancer and epidemics such as the Zika virus. You will also look at the genomicsand how it might impact healthcare roles.

  • MedTech : Orthopaedic Implants and Regenerative Medicine

    Training Course | University of Leeds

    University of Leeds

    Explore the future of orthopaedics and developments in regenerative medicineOn this course; you will learn about the MedTech currently used in orthopaedics; and explore how the benefits of regenerative medicine will affect the future of this technology. You will consider the design and development process of orthopaedic implants; and understand current medical regulations. You will also explore regenerative therapies and the regulatory framework that ensures the technology will benefit patients. You will learn how stem cells are used for tissue engineering and explore how this technology allows human joint regeneration to occur before a joint needs to be replaced.

  • MedTech: Trends and Product Design

    Training Course | University of Leeds

    University of Leeds

    Learn how innovative medical devices are designed; produced and regulated. Major advances in technology are driving innovation in healthcare technology. On this course; you will explore the global landscape of medical device trends by looking at the past; present; and future of medical technology development. You will learn the key factors driving the development of innovative medical equipment; and get introduced to the classification of different medical devices. You will also explore medical device regulation as you follow the product development process of a new medical device; from identifying the clinical need to launching the final product

  • Incarceration: Are prisons a suitable punishment?

    Online Course | University of Leeds

    University of Leeds

    England and Wales have the highest incarceration rate in Western Europe. Almost a quarter of these prisoners are held in overcrowded prisons. On this course; you will take a look inside the prisons of England and Wales. You will consider the role of imprisonment as a form of punishment; and hear from ex-prisoners about their experience of being incarcerated. Through case studies; you will explore the challenges faced by the current prison system. You will identify alternative methods of punishment and rehabilitation; and learn about the debates that exist within the criminal justice system.

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University of Leeds
University of Leeds
Woodhouse Lane
Leeds
LS2 9JT

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