FutureLearn
FutureLearn: FutureLearn is a new initiative from the Open University, in partnership with 23 leading universities, the British Council, British Museum and British Library. ©

FutureLearn

FutureLearn is an online learning platform, an initiative by the Open University, in partnership with 23 leading universities, the British Council, British Museum and British Library to provide learning opportunities that let you:

  • experience UK higher education
  • gain new skills and knowledge
  • explore varied subjects and topics
  • discuss and share ideas and with other learners and academics.

How does it work?

All FutureLearn courses are free of charge and are taught in English. Most courses require around 2–4 hours study per week and last six to ten weeks. There are also some short courses lasting two or three weeks.

There are no formal exams, but once you finish the course, you can share a public version of your progress page as evidence of what you’ve learnt.

What courses are on offer?

Whether you are interested in physics or psychology, information technology or history, ecology or marketing, you will find a course to interest you! 

Study UK: Preparing for work

Are you an international final-year student, graduate or alumni? If so, why not register for our free Study UK: Preparing for Work online course?

Hosted on FutureLearn, this two-week online course will provide you with the advice you need to present your UK education, skills and knowledge to prospective employers and navigate the global employment market. Based on expert advice from established alumni, careers counsellors and employers, the course will teach you how to evaluate your strengths, build  your professional image, and articulate the value of your UK education. 

Course starts: 8 June 2020

Sign up here: https://bit.ly/3gFUejv

To find out more, please visit www.futurelearn.com.

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