Free learning resources

Whenever you’re considering a new job, you may want inspiration for a new career direction or improve your existing skills. Below you will find eight subject categories, each linking to thousands of free resources, free courses, interactives, videos and more…

Money and Business

Interested in childcare and education, or simply want to understand how a supply chain works? Here you will find content from thousands of providers from the following topics:

Accounting & Finance | Business Strategy & Studies | Economics | Entrepreneurship | Human Resources | Leadership & Management | Marketing | People & Organisation Matters | Personal Finance 

Education and Development

Interested in learning child psychology, or simply want to understand how to use Instagram? Here you will find content from thousands of providers from the following topics:

Childhood & YouthChildhood & Youth StudiesEarly YearsEducationEducation CareersLearningWorking with Young People

Health, Sports & Psychology

Interested in the science of nutrition and healthy eating, or simply want to understand what yoga is? Here you will find content from thousands of providers from the following topics:

HealthHealthcare Careers | Mental Health | Psychology | Public Health | Social Care & Social Work | Sport & Fitness | Young Peoples’s Health

History & The Arts

Interested in the the things that make us human, or simply want to understand how to start writing fiction? Here you will find content from thousands of providers from the following topics:

Classical Studies | Creative Writing | English Language | History | History of Art | History of Science, Technology & Medicine | Literature | Media Studies | Music | Philosophy | Religious Studies | Visual Art

Languages

Interested in making translation as a career, or simply want to learn beginners French? Here you will find content from thousands of providers from the following topics:

Chinese | English Language | French | Gaelic | German | Italian | Learning Languages | Linguistics | Spanish | Welsh

Nature & Environment

Interested in a career in the environment, or simply want to create your own mini wildlife pond? Here you will find content from thousands of providers from the following topics:

Creative Climate | Energy | Environmental Studies | Natural History

Science, Maths & Technology

Interested in a career in engineering, or simply want to succeed with math? Here you will find content from thousands of providers from the following topics:

Across the Sciences | Astronomy | Biology | Chemistry | Computing & ICT | Cyber Security | Design & Innovation | Engineering & Technology | Geology | Mathematics & Statistics | Physics

Society, Politics & Law

Interested in a career in legal finance, or simply want to understand law-making in England and Wales? Here you will find content from thousands of providers from the following topics:

Criminology | Economics | Geography | International Studies | Law | OpenLearn Cymru | OpenLearn Scotland | OpenLearn Wales | Participation Now | Politics | Society Matters | Sociology