Short online courses

The University offers a range of short online courses on FutureLearn. Our courses allow you to learn new skills and develop your understanding of a range of topics.

Extreme Geological Events

Duration of course Start date: 3 June
Amount of study per week 4 hours per week for 3 weeks

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Explore how extreme geological events have shaped Earth and what challenges future events might pose to our planet.

This short online course was created by the School of Earth and Ocean Sciences and the Centre for Education Support and Innovation.

The Challenge of Global Water Security

Duration of course Start date: TBA
Amount of study per week 3 hours per week for 4 weeks

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An introduction to the challenges of global water security on a local and global scale.

This short online course was created by Cardiff University’s Water Research Institute and the Centre for Education Support and Innovation.

Working with Translation: Theory and Practice

Duration of course Start date: TBA
Amount of study per week 4 hours per week for 4 weeks

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Explore what it means to communicate in multiple languages in a variety of contexts, and discover your inner translator.

This short online course was created by the School of Modern Languages and the Centre for Education Support and Innovation.

Muslims in Britain: Changes and Challenges

Duration of course Start date: TBA
Amount of study per week 4 hours per week for 4 weeks

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Develop your understanding of Muslims and their faith through an exploration of communities in Britain.

This short online course was created by the Centre for the Study of Islam in the UK and the Centre for Education Support and Innovation.