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Sociological Theories of Crime

In this course, Dr Francesca Menichelli (University of Surrey) explores sociological theories of crime. In the first module, we consider early approaches to explaining crime, particularly those from a Functionalist perspective, including Émile...

6 lectures


Dr Francesca Menichelli

Surrey University

Philosophy & Religious Studies

The Ethics of War

In this course Professor Victor Tadros (University of Warwick) explores the ethics of war. In the first module, we examine the goals of war and evaluate how difficult such goals are to justify. In the second module, we look at the principles of...

6 lectures


Professor Victor Tadros

Warwick University

English Language

Accent and Dialect

In this course, Dr Chris Montgomery (University of Sheffield) explores accent and dialect variation, and also attitudes to accent and dialect variation. In the first module, we introduce some of the key terms associated with accent and dialect,...

7 lectures


Dr Chris Montgomery

Sheffield University


Stress – The Stress Response

This course, by Dr Shanti Shanker (Bournemouth University), explores the stress response. In the first module, we think about the physiology of the stress response and whether it is generalised or stimulus specific. In the second module, we think...

6 lectures


Dr Shanti Shanker

Bournemouth University

English Language

Phonetics and Phonology

In this course, Professor Jane Setter (University of Reading) provides an introduction to phonetics and phonology. In the first module, we look at the speech chain and think about how people actually understand speech. In the two modules after...

8 lectures


Prof. Jane Setter

Reading University

English Language

Politeness Theory

In this course, Dr James Murphy (University of the West of England, Bristol) explores politeness theory. In the first module, we introduce the concept of politeness theory and think about its development from the 1970s to the present day. In the...

5 lectures


Dr James Murphy

UWE Bristol

English Language

Language and Power

In this course, Professor Christopher Hart (Lancaster University) explores the ways that language can serve to enact power and enable social inequalities and injustices, particularly in relation to social issues such as immigration and political...

5 lectures


Prof. Christopher Hart

Lancaster University


Statistics for Psychologists – Descriptive Statistics

This course, by Professor Dominic Dwyer (Cardiff University), explores descriptive statistics. In the first module, we think about why descriptive statistics are important. In the second module, we think about the mode and its representation of...

5 lectures


Professor Dominic Dwyer

Cardiff University

English Language

Semantics and Pragmatics

In this course, Dr Hazel Price (University of Salford) explores the fields of semantics and pragmatics. In the first module, we provide an introduction to both fields, before turning in the second and third modules to explore each field in more...

6 lectures


Dr Hazel Price

Salford University

English Language

Child Language Acquisition

In this course, Professor Henriëtte Hendriks (University of Cambridge) provides an introduction to child language acquisition. In the first module, we provide an introduction to the study of language acquisition, before turning in the second...

9 lectures


Prof. Henriëtte Hendriks

Cambridge University

Government & Politics

UK Politics – Prime Minister and Cabinet

This course explores the Prime Minister and cabinet, drawing examples from the tenures of Margaret Thatcher and Theresa May throughout. We begin with the history of the role of Prime Minister, before moving on in the second module to discuss the...

8 lectures


Dr Mitya Pearson

King's College London


Cognition and Development – Behaviourist Learning Theories

This course, by Dr Cathal O’Siochru (Liverpool Hope University), explores behaviourist learning theories in the context of growth and development. In the first module, we think about what learning and development is and how it relates to...

5 lectures


Dr Cathal O'Siochru

Liverpool Hope University

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