FutureLearn – Free Online Courses from Top UK Universities

FutureLearn is going to be the latest entrant to offer MOOCs and the first of its kind from UK. FutureLearn will offer free online courses from top UK and international universities. MOOCs on FutureLearn will be unveiled by mid-September 2013.

FutureLearn aims to increase access to higher education for people around the world across multiple platforms. It partners with the British Library, the British Council, the British Museum, 21 top UK universities and 2 International Partners to provide the materials.

FutureLearn will cover topics including Nature & Environment, Body & Mind, Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths, Business & Management, Education, Humanities and Arts & Society.

With FutureLearn, anyone can learn using various notes and lectures on the topics practically at anywhere, anytime, similar to all others who provides MOOCs.

“Our partners have developed a wonderful range of high quality courses to launch the service and I have no doubt that our learners will find the content compelling,” says Simon Nelson, Chief Executive of FutureLearn.

“During the “open beta testing” period, we will be listening closely to the feedback from our users and using that to tailor FutureLearn into a uniquely engaging learning experience,” Mr Nelson continued.

Interested persons can sign up with FutureLearn.

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