In this post discover the new places and times you could explore with courses in March.
This March why not take a trip? All you need is a computer, tablet or mobile and FutureLearn. We’ve got courses to take you on all sorts of journeys, from Ancient Rome to the 1600s, all the way to the island of Flores (with its unusual inhabitants), plus a few other special destinations:
Go underground at the Vale of Pewsey
What does an archaeological dig actually look like? Now’s your chance to find out. Join the team from the University of Reading on their courseArchaeology: from Dig to Lab and Beyondand follow a month-long excavation at the Vale of Pewse – ‘an archaeological treasure chest’.
In 2003, in a cave on the Indonesian island of Flores, a team of archaeologists were surprised to find the skeletal remains of a mysterious new human species. Discover more about what they found with the courseHomo Floresiensis Uncovered: The Science of ‘the Hobbit’– and learn how ‘the Hobbit’ has caused huge controversy.
Do all roads really lead to Rome? Find out, and get a taste of Ancient Roman life, by exploring an incredible, award-winning, 3D digital model of this important city on the courseRome: a Virtual Tour of the Ancient City.
Get new insights into one of the world’s most famous writers thanks to an exciting collaboration between the University of Warwick and the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust on the course Shakespeare and his World. Catch a glimpse of new artefacts and explore the house the bard was born in.