FutureLearn provides free  and paid courses online. Every Course has been designed to provide effective learning through storytelling, discussion, visible learning, and using community support to help celebrate progress.

Each partner university has designed a complete learning experience, presented by leading academics in their field. Rather than broadcast long classroom lectures, ideas are introduced via high quality videos and articles.

Millions of people, of all ages and from around the world, are improving their lives with FutureLearn. Check out the video to hear from real learners about their experience and why they enjoyed using FutureLearn.

Pick a course. Explore the course list and find something you are interested in. With courses in business, creative arts, history, health and psychology, literature, teaching skills, coding and more you can easily find something suitable to your interests. 

Complete activities. Courses are divided into weeks that contain various activities that you should aim to complete. 

Videos, audio and articles. You can learn by watching videos, listening to audio and reading articles. Many of these are followed by short quizzes to help check that you have understood. 


Earn Certificates. Completing courses will provide you with certificates of achievements, you can get both digital and printed certificates to help you demonstrate your learning. 

Try out these short courses below! (opens in a new window)

Start Writing Fiction
Climate Change
Encryption and Cryptography
Intro to Nursing
Physical Theatre
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