MOOC Advent Countdown: Celebrating our 5-Star Courses


The Digital Education Service at the University of Leeds have taken to Twitter with a festive countdown featuring all of the 5-star rated online courses the University offers.  

The University of Leeds offers a range of high-quality MOOCs that have received 5-star ratings on, the number one review site for online courses. The MOOC advent countdown has been created to celebrate the best of our courses and thank all those participants who have left positive reviews. 

The calendar includes a compilation of successful online courses that are running at the moment, or will begin in January, with a final celebratory post to be shared on the 24th of December. 

Follow the countdown on the Digital Education Service Twitter page (@uoldigital) and share some #moocadvent cheer! 

The countdown is upon us… Here are some of the 5-star rated courses that made it to the MOOC advent calendar: 


1st Dec Causes of Human Disease: Transmitting and Fighting Infection 

2nd Dec Blended Learning Essentials: Embedding Practice 

3rd Dec Discovering Science: Medicinal Chemistry 

4th Dec Blended Learning Essentials: Developing Digital Skills 

5th Dec Causes of Human Disease: Exploring Cancer and Genetic Disease 

6th Dec Discovering Science: Global Challenges 

7th Dec MedTech: Trends and Product Design 

8th Dec Introduction to Research Ethics: Working with People 

9th Dec MedTech: Exploring the Human Genome 

10th Dec Atmospheric Chemistry: Planets and Life Beyond Earth 

11th Dec Transport Systems: Global Issues and Future Innovations 

12th Dec Discovering Science: Atmospheric Chemistry