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About FutureLearn

Founded in 2012, FutureLearn is a leading online learning platform, enabling learning through conversation. With over 9 million joiners from around the world, it offers free and paid-for online courses from world-leading UK and international universities, as well as organisations.

FutureLearn offers a wide portfolio of courses  making it an ideal platform whether your objective is student recruitment, promotion of undergraduate programmes to an international market or cementing strategic partnerships in education, research and innovation.

FutureLearn's strength lies in its supreme marketing capabilities and a wide network of marketing channels it uses to promote the courses.

Types of courses on FutureLearn

FutureLearn’s course portfolio includes online courses, programs (collection of courses designed to provide you with a deeper and more valuable learning experience) and fully online postgraduate degrees.

The online courses on the platform cover a wealth of areas and they are suitable for lifelong learning, general interest, introducing learners to university studies and continuing professional development.


How can the Digital Education Service support you?

The Digital Education Service has a close relationship with FutureLearn to ensure the University and our partners deliver high quality online courses using the most up to date technology and resources the platform has to offer.

Based on the need of your project the Digital Education Service can advise on the most suitable online learning platform and propose an instructional design for your course.

If you want to know more about our platforms or for an informal discussion contact our Business Development team.