Free online courses with FutureLearn

Study online with Deakin for free through FutureLearn. These premium online courses are delivered on a social and easy-to-use platform in convenient two-week blocks.

Want to experience Deakin's world-class education without paying any fees? Now you can by completing a free, two-week Deakin course on FutureLearn.

Manage your time with ease

The Deakin courses offered on FutureLearn are broken down into convenient two-week blocks and intakes happen year-round, allowing you the flexibility to study what you love, at a time that's right for you.

Free Deakin courses on FutureLearn

Deakin are now offering free, two-week courses through FutureLearn. Join now to start your learning journey in February and March.

INFANT NUTRITION: FROM BREASTFEEDING TO BABY'S FIRST SOLIDS
Commencing 20 February
It’s well known that good early nutrition is vital to the development, health and wellbeing of children, but what does this mean?
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COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE: USING INFORMATION TO GAIN A COMPETITIVE EDGE
Commencing 6 March
Learn how companies like Apple, Facebook and Google use information as a competitive edge and how you can use the same principles.
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CYBER SECURITY FOR SMALL
AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES
Commencing 6 March
Discover what common cyber threats and attacks face small and medium enterprises, and what you can do to prevent them from happening to you.
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DEMISTIFYING DIABETES
Commencing 6 March
Explore the latest research with experienced clinicians to understand the causes, types and treatments of diabetes.
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DISASTER MANAGEMENT: INTRODUCTION TO HUMANITARIAN AID
Commencing 6 March
Learn the basic principles and approaches to responding to humanitarian emergencies with this free online course.
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BECOMING CAREER SMART:
HOW TO SELL YOURSELF
Commencing 6 March
Thinking about your next career steps? Identify your key strengths and skills, and learn how to sell them and yourself.
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Study Deakin postgraduate degrees on FutureLearn

In a world first, Deakin is partnering with FutureLearn in 2017 to deliver full postgraduate degrees on their innovative learning platform in a range of interest areas, including: 

Diabetes Education

  • Graduate Certificate of Diabetes Education

Information Technology

  • Graduate Certificate of Information Technology
  • Graduate Certificate of Professional Practice (Information Technology)
  • Master of Professional Practice (Information Technology)

Cyber Security

  • Graduate Certificate of Cyber Security
  • Graduate Diploma of Cyber Security
  • Master of Cyber Security

Property

  • Graduate Diploma of Property

Financial Planning

  • Graduate Certificate of Professional Practice (Financial Planning)
  • Graduate Diploma of Professional Practice (Financial Planning)
  • Master of Professional Practice (Financial Planning)

Humanitarian and Development Action

  • Graduate Certificate of Development and Humanitarian Action
  • Graduate Diploma of Development and Humanitarian Action
  • Master of Development and Humanitarian Action

Education with industry in mind

Deakin courses are developed with international industry partners, such as Save the Children. So, as you learn, you'll gain competitive, industry-focused skills to boost your employability and give you the confidence to apply your knowledge in the real world.

How it works

Open to anyone, available 24/7 and accessible by mobile, tablet or desktop, Deakin's courses on FutureLearn fit study around your life. Learn from Deakin’s best educators and connect with others in an enjoyable, social environment. Here's how:

Register for a free, two-week Deakin course on FutureLearn

  1. Register and complete a free, two-week online course on FutureLearn to upskill for your job, forge a path to a new career, or just satisfy a hungry mind.

  2. You can then choose to purchase a certificate of achievement, which you can link to your CV or LinkedIn profile as evidence of your attainment.

Then, study a full postgraduate degree with Deakin through FutureLearn

A number of full postgraduate degrees will be available on FutureLearn from 2017. These have been designed to allow you to try the first two weeks for free with people from all over the world. Then you can continue in engaging and convenient two-week blocks until you graduate with an internationally recognised qualification from Deakin University.

You can also enrol in single units without having to commit to a full degree, making your learning experience even more flexible and tailored to your needs.

FutureLearn is an innovative global platform at the forefront of online course delivery. These courses offer a highly interactive social learning experience delivered to you in easily manageable steps.

Professor BEVERLEY OLIVER

Deputy VICE-CHANCELLOR EDUCATION

A global community

What happens when you learn in a highly social environment with people of all ages, cultures and experiences? A richer, more worldly education. Participate in meaningful learning conversations and understand how your knowledge applies on a global scale.

Learn more

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