Our online courses are led by top academics at the forefront of their subjects and explore a wide variety of topics. Research is at the core of our learning and teaching, and we draw on the latest discoveries to inform our online courses.

The University has a range of short online courses – or MOOCs – that can be accessed on FutureLearn, offering you an interactive way to explore subjects you’re passionate about. These courses are free, have no entry requirements and can be completed at a pace that suits you. Each course explores different subject areas through videos, articles and other online activities, allowing you to join discussions with other learners worldwide.

Get extra benefits by upgrading your course including a shareable online record of your achievements that you can add to your LinkedIn profile or CV.

Don't miss our new program of online courses

Explore the causes of Human Disease and earn 10 UK academic credits. Starting soon!

Don't miss our new program of online courses

Online courses for schools

Get a taster of undergraduate study.

Online courses for schools

Credit bearing online courses

Earn academic credit and develop your career.

Credit bearing online courses

Continuing professional development

Explore high quality subjects you're passionate about.

Continuing professional development
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“I was really impressed by the academics on the program as they are really committed and I would recommend the Environmental Challenges program to friends and colleagues that want to acquire some more knowledge on the subject. ”
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Degrees by distance learning

The University runs postgraduate level distance learning courses, which are web based and are supported by our Virtual Learning Environment. Entry requirements and course structure will vary for each individual course. Visit our Coursefinder for course-specific information.

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Sep 4
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Sep 17

17 amazing short online courses have just launched

Oct 2
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Oct 15

A new credit bearing program exploring the causes of human disease is now launched on FutureLearn.

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Oct 29

An Online course for the Vocational Education and Training sector to support the development of learners’ digital skills in the workplace.

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