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FutureLearn online courses and MOOCs - student reviews

At FutureLearn, we want to inspire learning for life. We offer a diverse selection of free, high quality online courses from some of the world’s leading universities and other outstanding cultural institutions. Our aim is to connect learners from all over the globe with high quality educators, and with each other. We believe learning should be an enjoyable, social experience, with plenty of opportunities to discuss what you’ve studied, in order to make fresh discoveries and form new ideas. Courses are delivered one step at a time, and are accessible on mobile, tablet and desktop, so you can fit learning around your life, rather than your life around learning. We are a private company wholly owned by The Open University, with the benefit of over 40 years of their experience in distance learning and online education. Our partners include over 20 of the best UK and international universities, as well as institutions with a huge archive of cultural and educational material, including the British Council, the British Library, and the British Museum.

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4 months, 4 weeks ago
The course delivers all it's supposed to and more. It's informative, educational and entertaining. The way the content is presented is varie... more
7 months, 3 weeks ago
A truly wonderful course taught by a highly engaging teacher. One of my favorite MOOCs. A brilliantly taught course on the context and backg... more
3 years, 3 months ago
This is a slick presentation of Web technologies coming at it from a Social Science direction. Light touch, with pointers to go (much) deepe... more
1 year, 1 month ago
An excellent introductory and broad overview of applications of big data. Also included is a step-by-step introduction into R and RStudio. T... more
2 years, 11 months ago
I already had a fair common sense knowledge of managing my own personal and household finances but this course clarified some things I was d... more
2 years, 2 months ago
This was a brilliant course, followed by several members of my astronomy group. I would recommend it to anyone interested in the solar syste... more
3 years, 3 months ago
A survey of various topics related to oceanography. The course had a slick set of videos backed up set readings and further references. Note... more
1 year, 2 months ago
It has been sometime since I completed this course on its initial run so my recall will inevitably be weak and also full disclosure I was on... more