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Free Online Short Courses - Anywhere, Any Time

Through the University of Wollongong’s free online short courses, you can study at your own pace from anywhere in the world.

Our Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) showcase internationally renowned research and expertise of UOW’s leading academics. In as few as two hours per week, you can study in your own time to complete a short course with NSW’s top-rated university. All MOOCs are delivered through our partner FutureLearn and there's no limit to how many you can do. It’s how bright minds spend their down time.

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Introducing our Newest Free MOOC

The Power of Podcasting for Storytelling

Podcasting has become an increasingly popular way to tell stories, the number of podcasts grows each year. There are now over half a million podcasts according to Apple. 

On this course you will explore exactly what a podcast is and why it’s so powerful for storytelling. You’ll develop your own plan for a podcast, produce a script, and finally investigate different platforms for publishing your brand new podcast. 

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Preventing Childhood Obesity: An Early Start to Healthy Living

Free MOOC - available now

Prevent childhood obesity by learning about healthy eating, physical activity, screen time and sleep for children under five. Explore the latest innovative research in childhood development with educator Professor Tony Okely, and gain lifestyle strategies to provide children with an early start to healthy living and pathways to healthy futures.

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Preventing Childhood Obesity: An Early Start to Healthy Living

Preventing Childhood Obesity: An Early Start to Healthy Living

Learn about healthy eating, physical activity, screen time and sleep.

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Bioprinting: 3D Printing Body Parts

Bioprinting: 3D Printing Body Parts

Discover how biomaterials and 3D printing collide.

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Homo Floresiensis Uncovered: The Science of the Hobbit

Homo Floresiensis Uncovered: The Science of the Hobbit

Learn about archaeology and the discovery of the Hobbit.

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Research Writing: How to do a Literature Review

Research Writing: How to do a Literature Review

If you are writing a Literature Review this MOOC is for you.

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The Power of Podcasting for Storytelling

The Power of Podcasting for Storytelling

Explore exactly what a podcast is, and how to plan and produce one.

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