Biggest Online University Course
Source: BBC Education
A UK online university service is claiming to have a course with a record number of students.
FutureLearn says it has 370,000 students enrolled for a British Council course preparing for an English language test.
This so-called Mooc - a "massive open online course" - has its biggest audience in the Middle East.
Simon Nelson, FutureLearn's chief executive said it showed the demand for English and scale of online learning.
There is an "enormous market" for learning English, said Mr Nelson, who predicted there would be even bigger numbers for such online courses.
FutureLearn's course, aimed at students preparing for the English language proficiency test IELTS, has more students than a course previously claimed as the biggest, a social psychology course from Wesleyan University in the US, which had 260,000 students
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