Online courses

Online courses at Leeds

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.

The University offers a range of short online courses, or MOOCs on FutureLearn and Coursera. 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.  Get extra benefits by upgrading your course, including a shareable online record of your achievements. You can add to your LinkedIn profile or CV.

The University also runs online and distance learning degree courses. These courses give you the flexibility to combine your studies with your work wherever you are in the world. They are supported by our Virtual Learning Environment. Entry requirements and course structure will vary for each individual course. Visit Coursefinder for online course-specific information.

Short online courses

These courses offer you an interactive way to explore subjects you’re passionate about for your work, studies or leisure.

Online degree courses

The University currently runs postgraduate level online and distance learning degree courses.

MA International Fashion Marketing and Design

Lead the future of fashion with our 100% online International Fashion Marketing and Design MA/Postgraduate Certificate

Fully online masters

Accelerate your career with our fully online master's programmes

Online and distance learning degree courses

Visit our Coursefinder for course-specific information

PhD by distance learning

The Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures offers PhD by distance learning across most Schools

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The Cottingley Fairies: A Study in Deception

08 June 2021 to 17 November 2022

Poem, Story and Scape in the work of Kevin Crossley-Holland

29 March 2022 to 20 August 2022
10:00am to 5:00pm