Free Online Course on Discovering Science: Atmospheric Chemistry

The University of Leeds is offering free online course on Discovering Science: Discovering Science: Atmospheric Chemistry. The course is suitable for anyone with a general interest in chemistry; no previous knowledge or experience is required.

In this course, applicants will learn about the role that radiation and greenhouse gases play in our understanding of atmospheric chemistry. The course will start on 20 March 2017.

Course At Glance

Length: 2 weeks
Effort: 5 hours/week
Subject: Discovering Science
Institution: University of Leeds and Future learn
Languages: English
Price: Free
Certificate Available: Yes
Session: Course starts on March 20, 2017

Providers’ Details

Academics at the University of Leeds lead pioneering research that addresses major global challenges, in areas such as energy, water and climate change, human health and wellbeing. The University works in interdisciplinary teams to find innovative solutions to global problems such as poverty, hunger and crime. It strengthens communities through its outreach and public engagement.

About This Course

If students are working in the field of science and would like to practise and improve your science writing skills, this course is designed to support you as a professional. By completing all aspects of the course you will have achieved 14 hours of CPD time.

Why Take This Course?

This is a free online course. This MOOC will be offered with Video Transcripts in English.  Applicants can get a verified certificate.

Learning Outcomes

  • Explore the chemistry behind climate and pollution in Earth’s atmosphere.
  • Assess the future of living with climate change, the contributing impact humans are making and possible solutions.
  • Explore how knowledge of chemistry helps us to understand the planets in the solar system.
  • Assess the impact of current space missions and how these may help us find life on other plane

Requirements

As one of the UK’s largest research-based universities, the University of Leeds is a member of the prestigious Russell Group and a centre of excellence for teaching.

Instructors

Paul Taylor

This Holmfirth in Yorkshire. I’m a Professor at the University of Leeds. I’m Director of Student Education for Chemistry and research on cancer & evolution.

How To Join This Course

  • Go to the course website link
  • Sign Up At FutureLearn
  • Select a course and Join
  • Once a course has started, applicant will be able to access the course material
  • After the start date, students will be able to access the course by following the Go To Course link on My Courses page.
  • Applicants can buy, to show that they have completed a FutureLearn course.
  • On some FutureLearn courses, learners will be able to pay to take an exam to qualify for a Statement of Attainment. (These are university-branded, printed certificates that provide proof of learning on the course topic(s)).

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