Short Online Courses
We support academic teams to create engaging online courses for a worldwide learning community.
What is a Short Online Course?
Short online courses are free courses that enable learners around the world to gain a new skill, expand their interests in a topic, or fulfil professional development needs.
We support academic teams to design, develop and deliver a range of online courses, from informal courses, to more extensive certificates and programmes.
What's Involved in Making a MOOC?
An overview of the process, timeline, and support involved in planning and developing a MOOC (Massive Open Online Course).
The University partners with three learning platforms to offer free, open access education on a global scale.
Case Studies: Short courses
Feedback and advice from the academic leads of a selection of our short online courses.
Case Study: Micro-credentials
The University launched a MicroMasters programme with edX in 2019 as part of a three-year research and development programme called Distance Learning at Scale (DLAS).