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Research-Based Curricula coursebooks or 'RBCs' are short digital subject coursebooks for Key Stage 3, 4 and 5 students, each written by a PhD researcher and expert in that topic. Practice university-style study whilst learning new and fascinating things about a subject of your choice! Completing an RBC is great preparation for university, can be mentioned in UCAS applications and shows interest in your subject.

University of Cambridge

What might your future school look like?

Arts & Humanities

This RBC tutorial pack was created by David Baker, a researcher at the University of Cambridge.

Key Stage 5
Art
Design
Technology
University of Cambridge

Your Wellbeing and Social Media

Arts & Humanities

This RBC tutorial pack was created by Aisha Sobey, a researcher at the University of Cambridge.

Key Stage 5
Computer Science
Politics
Technology
HeppSY+

Sociological Perspectives on Migrant Parents' Experience

Arts & Humanities

This RBC tutorial pack was created by Ruvimbo Machaka, a researcher at Sheffield Hallam University.

Key Stage 5
Geography
Sociology
Make Happen

How can we help US and UK gang members leave gangs?

Social Sciences

This RBC tutorial pack was created by Kerry Preston.

Key Stage 5
Media
Sociology
Hello Future

Health Inequalities: The Theory of Everything

Social Sciences

This RBC tutorial pack was created by Rachel Earnshaw, a researcher at Lancaster University.

Key Stage 5
Geography
Sociology
University of Cambridge

The Psychology behind Mythology

Arts & Humanities

This RBC tutorial pack was created by Emily Rushton, a researcher at the University of Cambridge.

Key Stage 5
Classics
Latin
Psychology
University of Cambridge

Football in the UK: an introduction to heritage studies

Arts & Humanities

This RBC tutorial pack was created by Josh Bland, a researcher at the University of Cambridge.

Key Stage 5
Geography
History
Heritage Studies
University of Reading

Water sustainability & greywater reuse in agriculture

Arts & Humanities

This RBC tutorial pack was created by Anom Ahmad, a researcher at the University of Reading.

Key Stage 5
Geography
Biology
University of Reading

Educating modern Britain? Equality and schooling 1970-1990

Arts & Humanities

This RBC tutorial pack was created by Amy Gower, a researcher at the University of Reading.

Key Stage 4
History
Make Happen

Time in Children's Literature

STEM

This RBC tutorial pack was created by Soma Das, a researcher at the University of Reading.

Key Stage 5
English Literature
Hello Future

Decision Making in Business

Social Sciences

This RBC tutorial pack was created by Anna Sroginis, a researcher at Lancaster University.

Key Stage 5
Business Studies
Make Happen

Fighting in the Fields

Arts & Humanities

This RBC tutorial pack was created by Tamisan Latherow, a researcher at the University of Reading.

Key Stage 5
Geography
Politics
History