Social History Courses

Gain insights into the lives of people in the past and the learn about the impact of major events and ideas on society with online social history courses.

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Explore social history online

As a field of study, social history focuses on the effect of experiences and events on people. It looks at how major issues, themes and ideologies have influenced society. Become more familiar with the lived experiences of the public with online social history courses.

FutureLearn’s social history courses will offer you new perspectives on a variety of cultures, events and debates. You will understand how different groups of society lived during times of change.

You will also investigate the impact the arts and popular culture have had on society throughout different eras. Develop a passion for the past with online social history courses on a broad range of topics.

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