British History Courses
Build your knowledge of famous British events and individuals that have had an impact on the world with online British history courses.
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Learn about the past tragedies and triumphs of Britain
British history is known for its monarchies, empires and some of the world’s most renowned writers. Spanning thousands of years, British history has enthralled audiences with wars, revolutions and royal accessions.
Take a closer look at Britain in the past with FutureLearn’s British history courses. Develop your knowledge of well-known events like the Great War as well as events you might not be familiar with. Be inspired by the creativity of Shakespeare and trace the Royal Family’s history all the way to its origins.
Study British history online to get to grips with famous events that have shaped the way you live today. FutureLearn’s British history courses are run by leading universities and historians, so you can be sure you’re learning from experts in the field.
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