The University of Edinburgh online courses and MOOCs - student reviews

The University of Edinburgh is one of the oldest universities in Scotland and one of the most renowned universities in the world. Established in 1582, the University of Edinburgh offers a plethora of options for learners — from online courses to four-year degrees. The University is ranked 17th in the world overall and 11th in the world in the arts and humanities, according to QS (Quacquarelli Symonds) rankings. As a global leader in research, 96% of the university’s departments pioneer world-renowned research each year. The UK RAE (Research Assessment Exercise) ranked the University of Edinburgh in the top 5 universities in the UK and first in Scotland in the volume of globally influential research generated through the university. Acclaimed scientists, noted philosophers, and influential politicians have earned their education from the University of Edinburgh and went on to accomplish extraordinary things such as bringing modern medicine to China, founding Ivy League universities, and signing the U.S. Declaration of Independence. Notable University of Edinburgh alumni include Charles Darwin, Gordon Brown, John Witherspoon, and David Hume. Broaden your horizons and benefit from the high academic standards of a UK college and international scholarships available through the University of Edinburgh by enrolling in online courses.

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8 years, 9 months ago
This course was a terrific follow-up to the course "Think Again: How to Reason and Argue." I found this a good practical application of the ... more
8 years, 8 months ago
Thoroughly enjoyed this course! As a foster and adopted "mom" to a variety of animals, I took this course in hopes of expanding my knowledge... more
7 years, 5 months ago
If you're new to the subject of astronomy, this MOOC could be a good place to start. You just have 5 videos per week, each ranging from 5-15... more
8 years, 8 months ago
I was impressed by the daring of the course team to be both a bit experimental and extra-ordinarily open, through their blogging and interac... more
8 years, 8 months ago
Strange, but not bad course. There were 3 levels of completion. Awareness - which you can get from watching videos about basics of planning,... more
7 years, 2 months ago
Given my previous exposure to the subject, I didn't learn near as much as I'd hoped. However, newcomers to the subject will gain significant... more