Unleash Your Potential: Sustainable Futures

Online Course

Future Learn
Unleash Your Potential: Sustainable Futures

What is the course about?

Unleash Your Potential: Sustainable Futures
The course Unleash Your Potential: Sustainable Futures is an online class provided by University of Bristol through Future Learn. It may be possible to receive a verified certification or use the course to prepare for a degree.

Learn about the sustainability challenges of the modern world, and make a positive contribution to society.

Course description
  • Find out how to deal with world sustainability issues
  • 4 weeks
  • United Nations (UN) countries have adopted a set of goals to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all.
  • On this online course, you’ll learn about these UN Sustainable Development Goals, and the different roles people can play in creating a sustainable future.
  • You’ll get an introduction to the sustainability challenges the modern world is facing, and gain the skills to play a part in solving them.
  • You’ll learn how to make a positive contribution to society on a local and global scale, and create a happy and fulfilling sustainable future for everyone.
  • Happiness and Purpose, and their links to Sustainable Development.
  • Responsibility, Purpose and Foresight in response to Sustainability challenges.
  • How different individuals and organisations take different roles, and work together, to tackle sustainability challenges, explored through a number of case studies.
  • Making a difference at the local and regional level: Case studies in Food Waste, Energy and Homelessness.
  • Making a difference at the global level: Case studies in Microplastics, Industrial Greenhouse Gas emissions and Sustainable Tourism.
  • Understanding the challenges and obstacles those ‘making a difference’ face, and how they find support.
  • Approaches to personal self reflection on the path to ‘make a difference.’
  • Identify diverse ways to achieving a sense of purpose.
  • Explore different approaches to making an impact at a local scale.
  • Explore different approaches to making an impact at a global scale.
  • Reflect on an individual’s role in a big system.
  • Identify ways to make a difference.
  • This course is aimed at anyone interested in sustainability in a broad sense, but may be of particular interest to students who are looking to develop their transferable skills for the workplace and general day-to-day life.
  • University of Bristol
  • University of Bristol is one of the leading institutions among the UK’s Russell Group of universities and is recognised for its research and academic excellence.

Prerequisites & Facts

Unleash Your Potential: Sustainable Futures

Course Topic

Nature & Environment, Sustainability

University, College, Institution

University of Bristol

Course Skill Level

Course Language


Place of class

Online, self-paced (see curriculum for more information)



Degree & Cost

Unleash Your Potential: Sustainable Futures

To obtain a verified certificate from Future Learn / University of Bristol you have to finish this course or the latest version of it, if there is a new edition. The class may be free of charge, but there could be some cost to receive a verified certificate or to access the learning materials. The specifics of the course may have been changed, please consult the provider to get the latest quotes and news.
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School: University of Bristol
Topic: Nature & Environment, Sustainability