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Stay well informed on the topics you care about with new, short online courses created by academics, and experts from The Times and The Sunday Times. Get a deeper understanding and bring your knowledge to life today.

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We’ve made learning simple, and so are our access options. All members enjoy 14 days free access to all courses.

Benefits of joining The Times Academy

Enjoy expert-led course content including journalists from The Times and The Sunday Times

Interact with like minded members on the topics that interest you

Discover new courses added every 2 weeks

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Enjoy monthly access on a rolling contract from £10 per month or subscribe for the year and save. All new Times Academy members benefit from a free 14-day trial simply sign up below to access your free trial.

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Choose from a range of courses covering contemporary topics, which you can study at your own pace wherever you are, on the Times Academy learning hub.

History

Explore Britain's relationship with Europe over the years.

  • It's Complicated: Britain's Uneasy Relationship with Europe
  • Royals: The Windsors
  • Inventions that Changed the World

Politics

Discover even more about the world's leading superpowers.

  • The American Establishment
  • China Rising
  • Enigmatic Russia

Literature

Understand language and its many uses in writing, speech, and multilingualism.

  • Tongue in Cheek: A Lighthearted Look at Language

Technology

Discover how to navigate the changing technology landscape and the impact of big data.

  • The Age of Big Data

Culture

Find out what's required to make beautiful orchestral music come together.

  • The Orchestra: Making Beautiful Music Together
  • Art and Its Impact: A Retrospective

Health

Discover more about new health technologies, genetic mapping and more.

  • Mapping the Human Genome

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