Subjects / fields of study: A small number of courses in a fairly wide range of subjects are covered (social science, business, physical science, health etc.).
Level: Introductory level.
Presenters: Initiated by a group of Australian universities but content is developed for a global audience, and it is academics or subject specialists in their personal capacity rather than universities that developed the courses.
Mode of study: Fully online. No need to travel to any venue to attend classes or write tests. You can study from home, work or wherever you like.
Study media: All courses are completely video based.
Scheduling of classes: Training material can be accessed or downloaded at any time. Lectures are not streamed live. Most courses are open for registration at regular intervals, usually monthly.
Total study time per week required:
Can course material be accessed for free?: Yes
Can online excercises and assessment be accessed for free?: Yes
Can I receive a certificate for free: Yes. This platform is entirely free, you can even get the certificate for free.
Cost if I do wish to register for the paid option so that I can be assessed and receive a certificate: US$ 49 per course for most courses.
Can some individual courses be grouped to form a larger qualification, building greater knowledge of the particular topic? No. Note that we provide suggestions on how free online courses from the different online course platforms can be grouped together, or rather taken into sequance to gradually build your knowledge - see our section on learning paths.
Mobile app: This platform does not have a mobile app at present, but their website is mobile friendly.Note: The above course information are generalisations, or estimations for an "average" or "typical" course, and differ from course to course. Make certain about the details of your specific course of interest.