The Open University is offering free online course on Introduction to Ecosystems. This is a six- week course in which applicants will gain an understanding of the natural world, how the web of life works, with illustrations from around the world.
This course is intended for those with an interest in natural history, conservation or the environment and does not require any previous experience of studying these subjects. The course will start on October 24, 2016.
Course At A Glance
Length: 6 weeks Effort: 3 hours/week Subject: Ecosystems Institution: Open University (OU) and FutureLearn Languages: English Price: Free Certificate Available: Yes Session: Starts on October 24, 2016
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About This Course
In this course, you will discover how organisms are linked together by complex interrelationships, how such links are studied and how the physical properties of a particular habitat interact with the organisms that inhabit it. Using case studies, you will come to learn how knowledge of ecosystems leads to an understanding of their individual importance, and how they can be preserved.
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.
Applicants will gain an understanding of the natural world, how the web of life works, with illustrations from around the world.
This course is intended for those with an interest in natural history, conservation or the environment and does not require any previous experience of studying these subjects.
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