Learn new skills flexibly online

Join our top ten English and distance learning university preparation courses and study online, wherever you are.

Improve your academic English

Use distance learning to discover English writing skills and research tools that will help you to excel at university.

Set yourself up for university success

Get ready to study abroad at university with online courses led by experts from leading universities and organisations.

Courses
13 Courses

Learn new skills, pursue your interests or advance your career with our short online courses.

Programs
1 Program

These online programs are designed for you to explore subjects you’re passionate about, with the opportunity to earn a FutureLearn Award to demonstrate your learning.

Study online to prepare for your university study abroad programme

As Covid-19 continues to spread, the coronavirus travel bans are affecting thousands of students studying abroad.

If the virus has disrupted your studies on campus, study online to get ready for life and study at university whilst international travel is limited.

This collection of online distance learning courses offer you access to ten of our most popular online courses for English and university preparation.

We’ve partnered with top universities to create courses designed to help you build the skills to excel at university.

Study courses online to get a taste of what life will be like at university and learn techniques that will improve your writing in English for university study.

Distance learning university study can help you to gain the academic and study skills you’ll need to get your degree off to a flying start.