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About

Thinking of doing an interdisciplinary degree? In this Interdisciplinary Learning - Working Across Disciplines course from University of Leeds by FutureLearn you can learn how to study and work in an interdisciplinary environment.

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Overview

Real life problems are too complex to be solved by a single field of study. That’s why learning to work across different disciplines is a vital skill in our modern society.

On this Interdisciplinary Learning - Working Across Disciplines course from the University of Leeds by FutureLearn , you’ll discover what interdisciplinary learning is and learn how different disciplines develop their own methodologies and language.

You’ll explore how disciplines create and value different types of knowledge, and discover strategies for working in an interdisciplinary environment.

Learning on this course

You can take this self-guided course and learn at your own pace. On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.

Programme Structure

What topics will you cover?
  • The definitions of interdisciplinary, multidisciplinary and transdisciplinary.
  • The different ways that disciplines use and interpret key language and terminology.
  • The different methodologies preferred by disciplines.
  • The ways that disciplines create and value different types of knowledge.
  • Key strategies for studying interdisciplinarily.
  • Key strategies for working interdisciplinarily with others.

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 14 days
    • 4 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • This course is designed for those preparing for a joint honours degree or an interdisciplinary degree at undergraduate or masters level.
  • It will also be useful for academic researchers undertaking research in new areas or professionals working on projects with people from different disciplines.
  • This course is part of the skills courses portfolio at the University of Leeds that is designed to improve students’ academic study skills.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 USD for the full programme during 14 days.
  • National

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 USD for the full programme during 14 days.

It's free to join and study this course, you have the option to upgrade  and receive a digital certificate for $15.83. 

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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