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How much do FutureLearn courses cost?

Written by Pat Bowden last updated on July 12th, 2019

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Most FutureLearn courses are available to audit for free but certificates are not available without paying.


Costs of courses vary, but are generally far cheaper than courses taken directly through universities. Click on Upgrade to find out the cost of the course. The cost may be in British Pounds or your local currency, so you may need to check exchange rates. You can pay for the course at any time: before starting, during the course, or after finishing. Remember to complete any tests or exams that are only available after purchasing the course.


You can request a refund within 14 days, as long as you have not attempted any tests or received a certificate in that time.


FutureLearn Unlimited gives you access to the entire FutureLearn catalogue for 12 months, including digital certificates of achievement and extended access for any courses you pass.

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