Social Issues Courses

Learn about social issues online with flexible online courses exploring the modern world's most pressing social problems.

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Explore the social issues that matter, with these online courses from FutureLearn.

You’ll examine some of the most challenging and fascinating issues facing our society right now – from migration to gender to the need for interfaith dialogue.

FutureLearn is designed to make learning easy, fun and flexible. You’ll be able to study big social issues online in little chunks – in your own time, on your own terms. These courses are ideal for anyone wanting to tackle the grand issues society faces, and learn what we can do about them.

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