What is a Massive open online Course (MOOC)?
A Massive open online Course (MOOC) is a free online course that supports learning in a variety of different subjects and is open to anyone with access to a computer and the internet. MOOCs aim to connect learners from across the globe with educators and with each other.
British Council's MOOC courses are available on FutureLearn - a UK’s social learning platform owned by the Open University, with experience in distance learning and online education of over 40 years.
We offer a list of MOOCs focusing on various topics. The British Council “Understanding IELTS” MOOC has broken the world record as the biggest MOOC ever with more than 440, 000 learners taking part since its launch.
We have so far delivered MOOCs to more than 1.4 million learners worldwide.