About FutureLearn

FutureLearn is a leading social learning platform formed in December 2012 by The Open University and is now the largest online learning platform in Europe with over eight million people signed up worldwide.

FutureLearn uses design, technology and partnerships to create enjoyable, credible and flexible online courses and postgraduate degrees, offering an easy and good value way to boost your career. It partners with over a quarter of the world’s top universities, as well as organisations such as Accenture, the British Council, CIPD, Raspberry Pi and the New York Institute of Finance.

Why learn with FutureLearn?

You'll get flexibility: FutureLearn courses are broken up into manageable chunks, and you can take them on your desktop, tablet or mobile - so learning fits around your life, not the other way around.

You'll get up-to-date expertise: FutureLearn courses are created and led by educators from some of the world’s top universities, institutions and businesses.

You'll learn as part of a global community: Millions of people are already learning and growing their careers with FutureLearn - join them and start swapping ideas and discussion with professionals from across the world.

What courses can I find on FutureLearn?

Lots! FutureLearn has courses in Science & Technology, Arts & Humanities, Health & Psychology, Business & Management and more. The huge range of courses means you can grow existing skills and pick up new ones easily.

FutureLearn students come from every country in the world! No matter what you are interested in, FutureLearn has the courses for you!


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Accessing Your FutureLearn Purchase

Once your course purchase has been completed, you will receive a ‘Purchase Confirmation’ email from betterU. You will also be receiving a ‘Success Page’ email which will give you access to your course. If this is the first time purchasing a course from FutureLearn you will be asked to register as a new user and create a profile. If you have taken a course from FutureLearn before, you will simply be asked to login. Make sure to check your spam / junk or any other folder in case the email was delivered there instead of your inbox.


FutureLearn Customer Support

If you are having difficulties with your course, please contact FutureLearn directly at feedback@futurelearn.com, by using LiveChat or by having a look at their FAQ page.