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December 18, 2016

Deakin to offer postgrad degrees via FutureLearn

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by Natalie Marsh, Professionals in International Education

UK-based online learning platform FutureLearn has announced a partnership with Deakin University in Australia, making it the first MOOC provider to offer a series of postgraduate degrees from one partner institution. FutureLearn and Deakin University partner to offer online postgraduate degreesDeakin University will offer these courses through FutureLearn from 2017. The six master’s degrees and two postgraduate certificates will be launched towards the start of next year, in six different subject fields. Students will also be able to enrol in a free, two week taster course before fully enrolling. “This is a testament to how far we have come in just three years” Taking the step to offering full degrees was a natural progression for FutureLearn, according to Mark Lester, its director of partnerships.

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