FutureLearn is a digital education platform founded in December 2012. The company is jointly owned by The Open University and SEEK Ltd. It is a Massive Open Online Course learning platform, and as of May 2018 included 143 UK and international partners, including non-university partners.
We offer a diverse selection of courses from leading universities and cultural institutions from around the world. These are delivered one step at a time, and are accessible on mobile, tablet and desktop, so you can fit learning around your life.
We believe learning should be an enjoyable, social experience, so our courses offer the opportunity to discuss what you’re learning with others as you go, helping you make fresh discoveries and form new ideas.
We’re a private company jointly owned by The Open University and The SEEK Group. The Open University have 50 years of experience in distance learning and online education.
We have hundreds of partners from around the world. These include many of the best UK and international universities, as well as institutions with a huge archive of cultural and educational material, such as the British Council, the British Library, the British Museum, and the National Film and Television School.
We also work with a range of internationally renowned organisations - from professional bodies such as the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), to businesses like the BBC and Marks & Spencer, to the UK Government.
We launched our first courses in September 2013 and since then millions of people have joined FutureLearn.
We want to craft a high quality product, tailored to our learners’ needs, so we spend time listening to you. To give us your feedback, click on the question mark bubble at the bottom right of every page or email firstname.lastname@example.org. We respond to as many ideas as we can and address the most popular suggestions.
Our values guide how we design and build FutureLearn.
We’re transparent with our learners, our partners and each other about what we’re doing and why.
We help our learners, our partners and each other be the best they can be, welcoming anyone to the FutureLearn community.
We listen to and address the needs of our learners and partners, celebrating our successes and learning from our failures.
We strive to transform education - and change our learners’ lives, our partners’ businesses and the world in the process.