MASSIVE ONLINE OPEN COURSES
A massive open online course (MOOC) is an online course aimed at unlimited participation and open access via the web. In addition to traditional course materials, such as filmed lectures, readings, and problem sets, many MOOCs provide interactive courses with user forums to support community interactions among students, professors, and teaching assistants (TAs), as well as immediate feedback to quick quizzes and assignments. MOOCs are a recent and widely researched development in distance education,first introduced in 2006 and emerged as a popular mode of learning in 2012.
Early MOOCs often emphasized open-access features, such as open licensing of content, structure and learning goals, to promote the reuse and remixing of resources. Some later MOOCs use closed licenses for their course materials while maintaining free access for students.
We make all our qualifications as accessible as possible and have a comprehensive range of services to support all our students. The Certificate of Higher Education in Arts and Humanities uses a variety of study materials and has the following elements:
- studying a mixture of printed and online material – online learning resources may include websites, audio/video media clips, and interactive activities such as online quizzes
- working in a group with other students
- working with specialist reading material such as works of art and musical manuscripts
- Learning outcomes, teaching and assessment
This qualification develops your learning in four main areas:
- Knowledge and understanding
- Cognitive skills
- Practical and professional skills
- Key skills
The level and depth of your learning gradually increases as you work through the qualification. You’ll be supported throughout by the OU’s unique style of teaching and assessment – which includes a personal tutor to guide and comment on your work; top quality course texts; elearning resources like podcasts, interactive media and online materials; tutorial groups and community forums.
On completion of this undergraduate course, we’ll award you the Certificate in Arts and Humanities.
ARTS AND HUMANITIES
PG Certificate in Arts and Humanities
This certificate provides a broad introduction to the arts and humanities, including history, art history, philosophy, classical studies, religious studies, music and English. You’ll expand your cultural horizons whilst training you to think and argue clearly. Apart from sheer enjoyment, it offers excellent preparation for further study and will give your career prospects a boost.
Key features of the course
- Develops your understanding of our rich cultural heritage from fascinating and diverse perspectives
- Helps you practise and refine the skills of argument and analysis, enhancing your employability
- Gives you the opportunity to choose from a range of subjects to study in more depth
Builds your study skills and knowledge giving you a solid foundation for further study.
PG CERTIFICATE DIPLOMA IN HISTORY
PG CERTIFICATE DIPLOMA IN GEOGRAPHY
PG CERTIFICATE DIPLOMA IN POLITICAL SCIENCE
PG CERTIFICATE DIPLOMA IN ENGLISH
PG CERTIFICATE DIPLOMA IN ECONOMICS
PG CERTIFICATE DIPLOMA IN PSYCHOLOGY
PG CERTIFICATE DIPLOMA IN SOCIOLOGY
PG CERTIFICATE DIPLOMA IN DANCE
PG CERTIFICATE DIPLOMA IN MUSIC
PG CERTIFICATE DIPLOMA IN FINE ARTS
PG CERTIFICATE DIPLOMA IN MULTIMEDIA
PG CERTIFICATE DIPLOMA IN FASHION DESIGNING
PG CERTIFICATE DIPLOMA IN LEGAL STUDIES
PG CERTIFICATE DIPLOMA IN GRAPHIC DESIGNING
PG CERTIFICATE DIPLOMA IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION
PG CERTIFICATE DIPLOMA IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP
PG CERTIFICATE DIPLOMA IN PHILOSOPHY