10bn online course

An interdisciplinary online course for second year undergraduate students.

What's involved?

Course dates: 12 February - 2 March 2018

10bn is a three week HEAR accredited online course. It should take around 10-12 hours to complete, and is flexible enough that you can fit it around your other studies.

The course will explore current research taking place at the University relevant to the growing global population.

Topics covered include: the way migration is represented through media and art; the challenges of an ageing population; the issue of social justice; how we tackle climate change; how we ensure food security for the future.


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Skills and knowledge

You'll have the opportunity to explore topics which may not be covered elsewhere on your degree. You'll also have the chance to develop new skills, such as:

  • Critical thinking.
  • Cross-disciplinary communication.
  • Peer review.
  • Evaluation and reflection.

Resources and support

Course content will include videos, journal papers and news articles. You will also be able to participate in online discussion boards, where you can share your thoughts and opinions with other students.