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Our online microcredentials are designed to upskill you for work in rapidly-growing industries, without the time and cost commitment of a full degree. You can earn academic credit to use towards a degree or they can be used as an independent certification. Each microcredential includes a formal online assessment and meets the standards set by the Common Microcredential Framework (CMF).

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In a world of seemingly infinite video and visual content, the visual arts have never played a more prominent role in our engagement with culture and politics.

With these FutureLearn courses, you’ll learn photography online, examine the basics of filmmaking and animation, and discover the importance of visual culture in the modern world.

Whether you’ve just got your first camera, or a professional looking to further explore your expertise, these courses will give you a new perspective on the visual arts.

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