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Distance and online courses

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


Free online courses

The University also delivers a range of MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) that are short courses that are delivered online 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. 

Current MOOCs

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.

Support and advice

Our Graduate School provides comprehensive support for distance and part-time researchers, many of who study for up to six years or more. 

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