FutureLearn is an educational platform and the British Council’s trusted partner. Since its launch in the UK in September 2013 millions of people have joined it. This platform offers a diverse selection of courses from leading universities and cultural institutions from around the world.
On the FutureLearn platform, you can find a wide range of courses on different subjects such as Business & Management, Creative Arts & Media, Healthcare & Medicine, History, IT, Law, Literature, Teaching, Language, Politics & Society and others. All courses vary in length. Most are six to ten weeks long but there are also some shorter two- and three-week courses. Short quizzes after each section will help learners check what they have understood.
Certificates of course completion and an option to chat with fellow learners from around the world are also available. You can learn for free or buy an unlimited subscription. The course list is constantly updated.