Free Online Courses – edX

Access to education should be a birthright. While many of the top universities in the world are way beyond reach of an average person, thankfully one can find online courses that are absolutely free.

Let’s discover together free online courses

One of the better organizations for this purpose is edX. This is a non-profit body founded by MIT and Harvard. The platform itself is headed by a professor at MIT. They have a tie-up with more than 120 partners which includes some of the most prestigious universities.

Programs they offer

On offer are MOOCs (massive opening online courses) which would mean admissions are unlimited. Given that they have a joint effort with such a large number of universities the courses they offer are diverse, straight from architecture to law, history, sciences, engineering, business, social sciences and even artificial intelligence. More info about courses.

Whom are these courses for?

The courses are aimed at undergraduates, graduates, and professionals. Most of the programs are self paced and run from weeks to years depending upon what you opt for.

The awards are certificates, graduate and master’s degrees.For more information you can get in touch with edX after creating an account on their website.

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