FutureLearn offers a diverse selection of courses from leading universities and cultural institutions from around the world. These are delivered one step at a time, and are accessible on mobile, tablet and desktop, so you can fit learning around your life.

They believe learning should be an enjoyable, social experience, so our courses offer the opportunity to discuss what you’re learning with others as you go, helping you make fresh discoveries and form new ideas.

They’re a private company wholly owned by The Open University, with the benefit of over 40 years of their experience in distance learning and online education.

They have 57 partners from around the world. These include many of the best UK and international universities, as well as institutions with a huge archive of cultural and educational material, such as the British Council, the British Library, the British Museum, and the National Film and Television School.

They also work with a range of internationally renowned organisations - from professional bodies such as the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), to businesses like the BBC and Marks & Spencer, to the UK Government.

They launched their first courses in September 2013 and since then, 1,651,773 people have joined FutureLearn.

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Starts early 2016

This free online course is a technical ear training programme designed to improve critical listening in a music studio context.

Average: 8 (3 votes)
Apr 25th 2016

Learn how to analyse energy transition cases from technological, legal, economics, spatial, and social perspectives.

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Mar 7th 2016

Learn how occupational health can reduce illnesses or injuries caused by working conditions, with this free online course.

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Mar 7th 2016

If you are working in further education, skills training, vocational education, workplace learning, lifelong learning or adult education, this free online course is designed to help you understand the benefits of blended learning and how to make more effective use of technology to support your learners.
By the end of the course, you’ll be able to:
- use a range of effective blended learning practices and pedagogies to improve your learners’ experience and attainment

Average: 1 (1 vote)
Feb 29th 2016

Explore the field of medical humanities - the intersection of the arts, humanities and healthcare - with this free online course.

Average: 8 (2 votes)
Mar 14th 2016

Gain a unique insight into dementia through the stories, symptoms and science behind four less common diagnoses.

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Feb 22nd 2016

Learn from award-winning filmmakers about how films get from script to screen with this course from the NFTS and BFI Film Academy.

Average: 6.1 (9 votes)
Feb 22nd 2016

Learn how knowledge, technology, ethics and globalisation affect businesses today, with this free online course for graduates.

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Feb 22nd 2016

Develop your understanding of Muslims and their faith through an exploration of communities in Britain.

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Feb 22nd 2016

A free online course led by Dylan Wiliam and Christine Harrison, to help STEM teachers get to grips with Assessment for Learning.

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Feb 22nd 2016

This course for learners of English looks at British culture and examines English in use to help you improve your language skills.

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Feb 22nd 2016

Understand how social media is used in healthcare, to improve communication and information sharing, with this free online course.

Average: 5.5 (4 votes)
Feb 22nd 2016

Gain an understanding of the natural world, how the web of life works, with illustrations from around the world.

Average: 3 (3 votes)
Feb 15th 2016

An entertaining and illuminating course for everyone to explore the impact dentistry has on our lives.

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Feb 8th 2016

Should we be excited about the Higgs boson? Find out more about particle physics and understanding the universe.

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Feb 22nd 2016

Find out what Cultural Intelligence (CQ) is, and why good leaders and managers need it, in this free online course.

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Feb 22nd 2016

Explore what’s involved when musicians create a performance from musical notation in this free online course.

Average: 9 (3 votes)
Feb 22nd 2016

Explore the culture, language and national identity of eight countries through their books, images, slogans and monuments.

Average: 9.5 (2 votes)
Feb 22nd 2016

Explore the history, anatomy and intelligence of robots with this free online course. Test drive robots using exciting simulations.

Average: 10 (1 vote)
Feb 8th 2016

Learn how the Allies defeat the Germans in World War 1, how the memory arose that the war was futile, and why this view is untrue.

Average: 9 (1 vote)

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