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What is cloud computing and Amazon Web Services?

Learn how cloud computing is changing IT systems as we know it and find out how you can develop the skills to keep up with our brand new microcredential offering AWS certification.

What is data analytics and why is it so important to business?

The data analytics market is expected to be worth $500billion by 2026. Find out why analytical skills are so important and how you can develop them with our new data analytics microcredential.

How to make data-driven financial decisions using Xero and Tableau

Organisations are increasingly turning to business intelligence tools to help make their financial decisions. Check out how and why they utilise Xero and Tableau.

Professional SaaS certifications from FutureLearn in collaboration with AWS, Tableau, and Salesforce

Boost your career with four new microcredentials designed by FutureLearn in partnership with industry experts and upskill yourself in key Software as a Service (SaaS) areas.

Microlearning: What are microcredentials and why do they matter?

Watch to find out more about taking an accredited online microcredential on FutureLearn.

Do I need to have the right to study in a particular country?

No, microcredentials are designed to be taken anywhere in the world. You won’t need the right to study in the country where the university offering the microcredential is based.

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Will I need to go anywhere specific to take exams?

No. All of the learning will take place online, including any tests or exams.

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Will I need to be available at specific times of the day to study a microcredential?

No, you won’t need to be online at particular times of the day. Microcredentials are designed to fit around your life. There may be live events as part of your studies, but these will be recorded and can be watched afterwards if you can’t make the live broadcast.

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Will I be registered with the university? What access to student services will I have?

This depends on which microcredential you choose to study. Please see the microcredential description page for more information.

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