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Learn new skills to get ready for university with online distance learning courses

As Covid-19 continues to spread, the coronavirus movement bans are affecting thousands of school students across the UK. If the virus has disrupted your studies at school, you can get the advice and support you need to prepare for university by studying online.

This curated collection of online distance learning courses offer you access to eight of our most popular online courses for university preparation.

Covering everything from study technique to researching projects, we’ve partnered with top universities to create courses designed to help you build the skills you’ll need to excel.

You can study online in your time to get a taste of what life will be like at university and learn techniques that will improve your university experience.

Distance learning will help you to gain the academic and study skills you need to feel prepared, motivated and excited to start your university degree course.

We also have a great selection of courses on FutureLearn, from history courses to science, engineering and maths courses.