Online courses for schools

Designed for students at schools and colleges to provide a taster of undergraduate study at the University of Leeds.

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Credit bearing online courses

Programs of online courses are designed for flexible learning and the opportunity to earn academic credit from the University of Leeds.

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Online courses for continuing professional development

Designed for professionals these CPD courses aim to improve skills needed in today's workplace.

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Research dissemination

Online courses can provide the ideal vehicle for research dissemination.

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Online courses

Our online courses, also known as Massive Open Online Courses – MOOCs – are led by top academics and subject matter experts. These courses explore a wide variety of topics and are designed for various audiences such as school-level students transitioning to higher education, professionals, University students and anyone who just wants to learn something new.

All online courses are developed by the Service’s in-house team with experience in pedagogical design and media production and are hosted on different online platforms.  Our online courses have been well-received and have had almost a million joiners worldwide on FutureLearn alone.

Our expertise in pedagogical innovation and excellence in online learning has been demonstrated through a number of industry awards including the  Association of Learning Technologists (ALT) team of the year in 2015 and a PQ Magazine award in 2016.

If you want to know more about our online courses, or for an informal discussion, contact our Business Development team.