A program is a series of courses designed to provide you with a deeper and more valuable learning experience than a single course. Taking all courses in a program will …
In most cases, you should be able to take courses in any order, but sometimes it will make sense to take them in sequence. When you join a program, you’ll …
Normally there are no prerequisites to take a program; if there are, these will be listed on the program page.
Taking courses that are part of a program is free. But if you would like to receive a FutureLearn Award to prove what you’ve learned, or gain university-recognised credit (for …
From time to time we may change the cost of upgrading on any given course, and so this may affect the overall price of the program.
You can complete a program at your own pace. Each course in a program remains available indefinitely, although you may find that other learners and mentors are no longer present …
The FutureLearn Award is a celebration of your overall achievements on the courses you completed as part of your program. It shows that you have completed 90% of the steps …
To receive a FutureLearn Award you must upgrade all the courses in a program and qualify for a Certificate of Achievement on them all. You must also pass any assessment required …
Some programs offer university-recognised credit in addition to a FutureLearn award. For details on credit, see our FAQ on credit.
In some cases you may need to, yes. This is because some courses have changed substantially to make them suitable for being part of a program and so previous runs …
If you can’t make the next run of a course, or you want to take longer to do courses, or take them in a different order, you can leave courses …
At the bottom of each program on the ‘Your programs’ page there is a ‘Leave this program’ link.
No. The courses will still appear in Your Learning. If you wish to leave the courses too, click the arrow icon on the course in Your Learning.
If you leave a course within a program, you can rejoin it at a later date in order to complete the program. You can manage this from the ‘Your programs’ …
Details on assessment for credit are available in our FAQs on credit.
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