Our online courses are led by top academics at the forefront of their subjects and explore a wide variety of topics. Research is at the core of our learning and teaching, and we draw on the latest discoveries to inform our online courses.  Most of our courses are free, have no entry requirements and they can all be completed at a pace that suits you. Each course explores different subject areas through videos, articles and other online activities. Join discussions with other learners worldwide.

You can now join University of Leeds online courses in Coursera. Study flexibly on the Managing Major Engineering Projects specialisation, a new collection of online courses designed to improve your engineering project management skills. It is ideal for engineers or project managers who want to learn about planning and delivering major projects in engineering. You can also complete the course as a taster of our online master's degree in Engineering Management.

The University also offers a range of short online courses, or MOOCs, on FutureLearn. They offer you an interactive way to explore subjects you’re passionate about.  Get extra benefits by upgrading your course including a shareable online record of your achievements. You can add to your LinkedIn profile or CV.

Managing Major Engineering Projects

Build your engineering project management skills with this flexible series of online courses.

Managing Major Engineering Projects

Online courses for schools

Get a taster of undergraduate study.

Online courses for schools

Credit bearing online courses

Earn academic credit and develop your career.

Credit bearing online courses

Continuing professional development

Explore high quality subjects you're passionate about.

Continuing professional development

Online courses for academic skills

Improve skills you need to improve your academic life.

Online courses for academic skills
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Online Degrees

Find out about our online master's degree in Engineering Management. This fully online master's degree, jointly developed by four outstanding, highly ranked Engineering schools, will prepare you for senior engineering roles with a combination of technical and business knowledge. Study online, wherever you are in the world, and learn from high profile academics who are actively engaged in cutting edge research.  

The University also runs postgraduate level distance learning courses, which are online and are supported by our Virtual Learning Environment. Entry requirements and course structure will vary for each individual course. Visit our Coursefinder for course-specific information.

The Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures offers a PhD by Distance Learning across all its Schools, with the exception of the School of Media and Communication. Find out more about the opportunities at phd.leeds.ac.uk.



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Be Curious 2020 has been rescheduled to October 2020. Join us online for free, family friendly activities, as a part of Be Curious, and find out what really goes on in a University!