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Free online courses

Free online courses

If you are interested in studying but have other commitments, our free online courses offer an alternative flexible mode of study. 

Free online courses

The University delivers a range of MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses). These are short courses that you can study for free through Future Learn

MOOCs don't have any entry requirements and are open to anyone, anywhere in the world with an internet connection. 

Recent MOOCs

Image Analysis Methods for Biologists

The use of automatic image analysis in the biological sciences has increased significantly in recent years, especially with automated image capture and the rise of phenotyping.

This online course will help improve your understanding of image analysis methods, and improve your practical skills and ability to apply the techniques to your images.

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Learning from the Past: A Guide for the Curious Researcher

This online course will provide you with the skills to discover and critically analyse the records of the past, including hidden treasures from the British Library’s collections.

Researchers at the University of Nottingham and University of Birmingham will show how these collections influence the way we view our world today.

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Nottingham Open Online Courses

NOOC (Nottingham Open Online Course) is the University of Nottingham variant of a MOOC. Our NOOCs are delivered on Moodle and are open to staff and students.

Postgraduate study

Find out more about our postgraduate distance and online learning programmes

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