Welcome to Field Studies Council’s Natural History Online Learning courses.  

We offer a range of online Natural History courses suitable for all levels of knowledge, hosted on our online learning platform Moodle. You can start your journey with us at introductory level, working up to beginner, intermediate and finally advanced in a huge variety of natural history topics, including marine mammals, terrestrial mammals, birds, invertebrates, botany, fungi, lichens, trees and more! 

Watch the video below to see how our Moodle learning environment works:

2500 people have attended an online natural history course
60 online courses have been delivered so far
97% of our atendees would recommend our courses
80% of learners rate our courses 4/5 or above

Hear from our previous learners:

I found it really engaging and interesting. The explanatory videos were really professional and helpful and I liked how it encouraged us to go out and actually look for things” 

Online Participant Tracks and Signs

“Brilliant content and depth. Opened up a new world and better appreciation of fungi”

Online Participant Discovering Fungi 

“I enjoyed the practical exercises and quizzes. I definitely feel as though I know more about birds than I did before, and the course has been a good foundation for learning more in the future”

Online Participant Discovering Garden Birds