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Open Access Courses
Selected Open access courses/tutorials
1. Educational institutions
What can you find?
Subject coverage
Carnegie Mellon University, USA
- Innovative online courses for anyone who wants to learn or teach.
Harvard University, USA
- Courses and learning materials from professors, centers, schools, libraries, and initiatives across the Harvard campus.
Johns Hopkins University, USA
- Open public health courses offered by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Public Health
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
- MIT course materials that reflect almost all the undergraduate and graduate subjects taught at MIT.
Rice University, USA
- Open education site with more than 17,000 learning objects or modules and over 1,000 collections (textbooks, journal articles, etc.)
The Open University, UK
- Free educational resources with over 650 free courses, spread across a variety of subject areas.
The University of Nottingham, UK
- The University of Nottingham’s collection of open educational materials that have been openly licensed for anyone to use. The materials range from complete modules to smaller-scale learning objectives and highlight a range of teaching and learning activities from across the University.
University of California, Berkeley, USA
- UC Berkeley’s central service for online video & audio for students and learners around the globe.
University of Leicester, UK
- An interactive online tutorial designed to help people to understand what plagiarism is and how to avoid it.
Study skills, plagiarism
University of Virginia, USA
- Online tutorial offered by the Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging at the University of Virginia.
Yale University, USA
- Lectures and other materials from selected Yale courses spanning the full range of liberal arts disciplines, including Humanities, Social Sciences, Physical and Biological Sciences.
2. Other Open education platforms
Platform name
What can you find?
Subject coverage
- Courses, videos, books, journal articles, bibliographies, syllabi, working papers and manuscripts, mainly in Humanities, Social Sciences, Physical Sciences, Life Sciences, Healthcare and other Professions disciplines.
- Users can also participate in a range of activities, such as teaching a course, facilitating a discussion group, and sharing contents.
- Biology resources with focus on Medical Science, Biomedical Science and Forensic Science.
Medical Science, Biomedical Science, Forensic Science
- Courses in a wide range of topics, spanning the Humanities, Medicine, Biology, Social Sciences, Mathematics, Business, Computer Science, and many others provided by top universities in the world.
- Online courses offered by Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Harvard University, UC Berkeley and the University of Texas that reflect their disciplinary breadth.
- Open University launched FutureLearn, partnering with more than 20 UK and international universities and other institutions such as the British Council, the British Library and the British Museum.
- Provides people and organisations with wide-ranging source of information about roles and careers available in health.
Public Health
- KEEP is a project developed and initiated by The Chinese University of Hong Kong, and funded by the University Grant Committee. It is committed to bringing quality content, resourceful information, innovative learning tools and powerful applications from the education landscape.
- Videos cover K-12 math, biology, chemistry, and physics, and finance and history, etc. Each video is a digestible chunk, approximately 10 minutes long, and especially purposed for viewing on the computer.
- Australia and with the support of the Queensland State Government and the local English Language teaching community, the MOOEC is an open online course focused on teaching the English language at all levels.
English language
- Educational materials for colleges and universities which are organized as courses, and often include course planning materials and evaluation tools as well as thematic content. More than 13,000 courses in 20 languages are available through the Consortium’s web site.
- The OpenSpires project builds upon the Oxford on iTunes U podcasting service launched in October 2008, which has widespread participation from Oxford academics. Oxford podcasts currently include recordings of public lectures, including those from eminent visiting speakers, interviews with researchers, and conference presentations.
- University level courses mainly focus on of Computer Science, Physics and Statistics with beginner, intermediate and advanced levels. Contents include lecture videos, quizzes and homework assignments.
Computer Science

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