Massive open online courses (MOOCs)

A MOOC is a Massive Open Online Course - these are open, online courses designed to offer a taste of higher education to learners from across the UK and the world. The University of Birmingham is delivering MOOCs in partnership with Futurelearn, the UK's first MOOCs provider established by the Open University. 

Delivered by world-class academics from the University of Birmingham, the courses enable learners worldwide to sample high-quality academic content via an interactive web-based platform from a leading global University, increasing access to higher education for a whole new cohort of learners.    

Which is the right course for me?

Continuing Professional Development (CPD): Non credit-CPD courses can help you stay up to date in your current field or for you to study something that has always interested you.

Microcredentials: Microcredentials are short courses that, on successful completion, will provide you with a number of academic credits. You can use these credits towards further study at postgraduate level.

MOOCs: These non-credit online courses that offer you a taste of higher education.

Medical and Dental MOOCs available