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5 reasons to study online with FutureLearn

Thinking of taking your studies online? Get a globally-recognised education at the tip of your fingers with FutureLearn.

There’s never been a better time than right now, to study online. With the ability to fit your study around your schedule, it is fast becoming one of the world’s favourite ways to learn.

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Not sure if studying online is right for you? The world has changed, and so has the way we learn. To help you decide, we pulled together the main benefits of online learning with the help of FutureLearn; one of the major learning partners of New Zealand institutions.

1. Study whenever it works for you.

Probably the first thing that comes to mind when it comes to online learning is of course, flexibility. When studying online with FutureLearn, design a schedule that works for you. Not only do you have the freedom to set your own learning pace, but you can plan your studies around your work, family, and personal commitments. As a result, studying online is a great choice for anyone looking for more flexibility. Enjoy an on-demand learning experience and maintain that important work-life balance.

2. Access high-quality education from wherever you are in the world.

Get a future-focused education at the tip of your fingers. With FutureLearn, you can gain professional and academic accreditation with in-demand and online courses led by esteemed educators and academics from leading universities around the world. Learn more about New Zealand’s passion for creative and collaborative thinking with some of our most inspirational and innovative institutions from the comfort of your home.

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3. Learn from experts and advance your career.

Wondering how you can get ahead? Make your CV stand out with a FutureLearn course. Take charge of your professional development and learn from experts in the field. FutureLearn have experts from reputable global brands to help you learn real-world skills that are valued by employers. Explore FutureLearn’s range of microcredentials, online degrees of short courses for a programme that suits you. You don’t have to be a student to take part. In fact, there are lots of courses and short programmes that are especially for professionals looking to fine-tune their skills.

4. Collaborate in a classroom of millions.

A common misconception of studying online is that it can be lonely without the physical presence of your classmates. But this doesn’t have to be the case. With FutureLearn programmes, you’ll have the opportunity to learn alongside and collaborate with your classmates from all over the world. If you are looking for a physical learning environment, find out if a pathway course is right for you.

5. Learn to think critically and problem-solve with New Zealand institutions.

New Zealand’s unique teaching style encourages students to think critically and problem-solve; skills that will set you up for a successful, global career. FutureLearn have made it easier than ever to start your journey with leading New Zealand institutions. From English language schools, institutes of technology, universities and more, there are a wide range of courses for you to choose from. Plus, there are options to learn for free so you can sample a course before deciding if it’s right for you.

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What are you waiting for? Start your future-focused education from wherever you are. Think critically and problem solve with your online peers at every step of your learning journey. You can search courses and find out more information about FutureLearn on their website. Or, for more advice on online learning, check our blog on how to stay happy and productive while studying online.


By Education New Zealand

Updated 2 years ago

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