1 Microcredential

Our online microcredentials are designed to upskill you for work in rapidly-growing industries, without the time and cost commitment of a full degree. They can be used as an independent certification, and some even offer academic credit to use towards a degree. Each microcredential also includes a formal online assessment.

Understand the world

Get to grips with how the world works

Economic growth is no longer the best indicator of broader success.

By 2050, the global population will reach 10 billion and we may face environmental crisis. If we are to thrive, and not just survive, into the next century, we need new ways of thinking to tackle the challenges of today and ensure a successful and prosperous future for everyone.

Our online courses exploring major global issues, concepts, ideas, and challenges will help you to better understand how our world works and what your place in it is.

Whether you’re fascinated by cultural identity and politics or you’re concerned about environmental injustice, this collection of online courses will give you powerful motivation for action, as well as empathy for the plight of others.

You’ll tackle the big questions surrounding climate change and sustainable practice, learn about the discrimination and life challenges of minority groups, and get to grips with the effects of unprecedented technological change.

Join courses for free today and expand your knowledge on real issues that matter to our people, planet and wildlife.