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These are the top 24 The University of Edinburgh courses and offerings found from analyzing all discussions on Reddit that mention any Coursera course.

#1
Fundamentals of Music Theory
This course will introduce students to the theory of music, providing them with the skills needed to read and write Western music notation, as well as to understand, analyse, and listen informedly.
The University of Edinburgh
Dr Michael Edwards
2 reddit posts
119 mentions
#2
Introduction to Philosophy
This course will introduce you to some of the main areas of research in contemporary philosophy.
The University of Edinburgh
Dr. Dave Ward
5 reddit posts
62 mentions
#3
Astrobiology and the Search for Extraterrestrial Life
Learn about the origin and evolution of life and the search for life beyond the Earth.
The University of Edinburgh
Charles Cockell
2 reddit posts
19 mentions
#4
Code Yourself! An Introduction to Programming
Have you ever wished you knew how to program, but had no idea where to start from? This course will teach you how to program in Scratch, an easy to use visual programming language.
The University of Edinburgh
Dr Areti Manataki
0 reddit posts
18 mentions
#5
Chicken Behaviour and Welfare
This course explains the general principles of chicken behaviour and welfare, and the behavioural and physiological indicators that can be used to assess welfare in chickens kept in hobby flocks through to commercial farms.
The University of Edinburgh
Dr Victoria Sandilands
3 reddit posts
4 mentions
#6
Animal Behaviour and Welfare
Animal welfare has been described as a complex, multi-faceted public policy issue which includes important scientific, ethical, and other dimensions.
The University of Edinburgh
Professor Nat Waran
0 reddit posts
9 mentions
#7
Philosophy, Science and Religion
Science and Philosophy
Philosophy, Science and Religion mark three of the most fundamental modes of thinking about the world and our place in it.
The University of Edinburgh
Dr J Adam Carter
1 reddit posts
11 mentions
#8
EDIVET
Do you have what it takes to be a veterinarian?
This course is for anyone interested in learning more about Veterinary Medicine, giving a “taster” of courses covered in the first year of a veterinary degree and an idea of what it is like to study Veterinary Medicine.
The University of Edinburgh
Dr Jessie Paterson
0 reddit posts
8 mentions
#9
Philosophy and the Sciences
Introduction to the Philosophy of Physical Sciences
What is the origin of our universe? What are dark matter and dark energy? This is the first part of the course 'Philosophy and the Sciences', dedicated to Philosophy of the Physical Sciences.
The University of Edinburgh
Professor Michela Massimi
0 reddit posts
9 mentions
#10
Philosophy and the Sciences
Introduction to the Philosophy of Cognitive Sciences
Course Description What is our role in the universe as human agents capable of knowledge? What makes us intelligent cognitive agents seemingly endowed with consciousness? This is the second part of the course 'Philosophy and the Sciences', dedicated to Philosophy of the Cognitive Sciences.
The University of Edinburgh
Professor Michela Massimi
1 reddit posts
5 mentions
#11
Sit Less, Get Active
Physical inactivity and sedentariness are “silent killers”.
The University of Edinburgh
Danijela Gašević
0 reddit posts
1 mentions
#12
Intellectual Humility
Practice
We live in a polarised world where all too often people talk past each other.
The University of Edinburgh
Dr. Ian Church
1 reddit posts
2 mentions
#13
Philosophy, Science and Religion
Philosophy and Religion
Philosophy, Science and Religion mark three of the most fundamental modes of thinking about the world and our place in it.
The University of Edinburgh
Dr Orestis Palermos
0 reddit posts
5 mentions
#14
The Truth About Cats and Dogs
What is your cat revealing to you when she purrs? What is your dog expressing when he yawns or wags his tail? Understanding your cat and dog’s behaviour and the way they communicate with you, will enable you to better understand their needs and strengthen your relationship with them.
The University of Edinburgh
Miss Hayley Walters, RVN
0 reddit posts
4 mentions
#15
Intellectual Humility
Science
It’s clear that the world needs more intellectual humility.
The University of Edinburgh
Dr. Ian Church
0 reddit posts
2 mentions
#16
Intellectual Humility
Theory
Faced with difficult questions people often tend to dismiss and marginalize dissent.
The University of Edinburgh
Professor Duncan Pritchard
0 reddit posts
4 mentions
#17
Philosophy, Science and Religion
Religion and Science
Philosophy, Science and Religion mark three of the most fundamental modes of thinking about the world and our place in it.
The University of Edinburgh
Dr Mog Stapleton
0 reddit posts
1 mentions
#18
AstroTech
The Science and Technology behind Astronomical Discovery
"How do they know that?" Modern astronomy has made some astonishing discoveries - how stars burn and how black holes form; galaxies from the edge of the universe and killer rocks right next door; where the elements come from and how the expanding universe is accelerating.
The University of Edinburgh
Andy Lawrence
0 reddit posts
1 mentions
#19
Know Thyself - The Value and Limits of Self-Knowledge
The Examined Life
According to legend, inscribed on walls of the temple on the sacred site of Delphi in Ancient Greece were two premier injunctions: NOTHING IN EXCESS, and KNOW THYSELF.
The University of Edinburgh
Mitchell Green
1 reddit posts
3 mentions
#20
The Making of the US President
A Short History in Five Elections
As Donald Trump takes office as the forty-fifth president of the United States, this course explores presidential elections in historical perspective, via five case studies.
The University of Edinburgh
Frank Cogliano
0 reddit posts
1 mentions
#21
Data Science in Stratified Healthcare and Precision Medicine
An increasing volume of data is becoming available in biomedicine and healthcare, from genomic data, to electronic patient records and data collected by wearable devices.
The University of Edinburgh
Dr Areti Manataki
0 reddit posts
1 mentions
#22
Digital Footprint
If I Googled you, what would I find? As we move around the online world we leave tracks and traces of our activity all the time: social media accounts, tagged images, professional presences, scraps of text, but also many artefacts we don't always realise we are leaving behind, or that others leave ...
The University of Edinburgh
Louise Connelly
0 reddit posts
3 mentions
#23
Understanding Obesity
In this course, we’ll look at the facts and misconceptions around obesity and discuss key physiological and psychological concepts around the brain’s control of appetite and body weight.
The University of Edinburgh
Dr John Menzies
0 reddit posts
3 mentions
#24
Know Thyself - The Value and Limits of Self-Knowledge
The Unconscious
A challenging but fascinating topic on the way to achieving self-knowledge is the unconscious.
The University of Edinburgh
Mitchell Green
0 reddit posts
3 mentions