We offer 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.
We 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.
Learn more about how our courses work
We’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
We have 72 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
We 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.
See all of our partners
We launched our first courses in September 2013 and since then,
2,347,288 people have joined FutureLearn.
We want to craft a high quality product, tailored to our learners’ needs, so we
spend time listening to you. To give us your feedback, click on the question
mark bubble at the bottom right of every page or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
We respond to as many ideas as we can and address the most popular suggestions.
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