New online courses are available from futurelearn.com. These are short courses offered over a few weeks by a range of universities. Subjects include introduction to forensic science, arts and technology and the University of Leicester is offering a course on England in the time of King Richard 111 following the discovery of a certain body in a local car park! So why not give it a try www.futurelearn.com
The Open University also offers a range of over 650 short courses to find out what to expect from university study www.open.edu/openlearn
And finally Birkbeck College has opened its new campus in Stratford and is running courses in partnership with the university of East London. Their next open evening is on 28th November 2013 so why not visit their website to find out more www.bbk.ac.uk. Union members can get a 10% discount on fees for certain courses.
Please let us know if you take up any courses as the providers are keen to get feedback.