5 Awesome Places You Can Get Great Online Education for FREE

“Formal education will make you a living; Self-education will make you a fortune” -Jim Rohn

Learning doesn’t end once you leave school. In fact, completing school is really just the start of your lifelong learning journey.

With technology and the use of computers so widespread today, you can learn just about anything you want on the internet.

And I’m going to show you how you can learn from the best, and for free!

You might currently be a student, or maybe you’re a working professional. Or you might even be a retiree looking to learn something new.

Whichever stage in your life you are in right now, I’m sure you’ll be able to find something to satisfy your hungry mind in one of the websites I’ve listed below.



[Image: Coursera]

If you’ve always wanted to learn from the best universities from all around the world, I highly recommend giving Coursera a try.

In Coursera, you’re joined with over 10 million international students. And the courses are taught by the faculty of over 100 world-renowned universities.

Subjects: Arts; Biology & Life Sciences; Business & Management; Chemistry; Computer Science: Artificial Intelligence; Computer Science: Software Engineering; Computer Science: Systems & Security; Computer Science: Theory; Economics & Finance; Education; Energy & Earth Sciences; Engineering; Food and Nutrition; Health & Society; Humanities; Information, Tech & Design; Law; Mathematics; Medicine; Music, Film, and Audio; Physical & Earth Sciences; Physics; Social Sciences; Statistics and Data Analysis; Teacher Professional Development

Price: All courses are free to join.

Website: https://www.coursera.org/





If you want to learn practical skills that can be directly applied to your personal or professional life, then Udemy is probably the place for you.

Unlike other traditional MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) programmes, Udemy provides a platform for subject matter experts to design and teach their own courses.

And you’ll be learning directly from people who have “been there and done that”.

To date, Udemy has served over 5 million students and offers more than 20,000 courses.

Subjects: Development; Business; IT & Software; Office Productivity; Personal Development; Design; Marketing; Lifestyle; Photography; Health & Fitness; Teacher Training; Music; Academics; Language; Test Prep

Price: Some courses are free to join, while some others require you to pay a fee.







EdX was created by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and in partnership with Harvard University in 2012.

It is a not-for-profit organisation and it runs on an open-source software platform.

With over 300 courses, created by more than 60 schools, organisations and corporations, EdX has served over 3 million students.


Subjects: Architecture; Art & Culture; Biology & Life Sciences; Business & Management; Chemistry; Communication; Computer Science; Design; Economics & Finance; Education; Electronics; Energy & Earth Sciences; Engineering; Environmental Studies; Ethics; Food and Nutrition; Health & Safety; History; Humanities; Law; Literature; Math; Medicine; Music; Philanthropy; Philosophy & Ethics; Physics; Science; Social Sciences; Statistics and Data Analysis

Price: All courses are free to join.

Website: https://www.edx.org/





If you’re interested in studying more about computers, programming, and computer science, then Udacity is almost literally a treasure trove of knowledge for you.

Although it was originally focused on academic courses, Udacity has since begun to offer more skills-based and vocational training courses catered for working professionals.

Udacity was founded in June 2011 and has since attracted over 1.6 million users.


Subjects: Data Science; Web Development; Software Engineering; Android; iOS; Georgia Tech Masters in CS; Non-Tech Classes

Price: All lecture videos and exercises are available for free.

Website: https://www.udacity.com/




[Image: P2PU]


P2PU (Peer 2 Peer University) is somewhat different from the other education providers. It allows students to organize study groups to learn about specific subjects.

Instead of being led by a faculty, P2PU focuses on peer-to-peer sharing of knowledge and information. Anyone can create and take courses.


Subjects (Schools): School Innovation; Mathematical Future; Webcraft; School of Education; School of Open; School of Data

Price: All courses are free to join.

Website: https://p2pu.org/en/


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Shawn Lee

Shawn is a writer for WealthMastery.sg. When he's not writing, he enjoys reading about the latest in psychology and personal development. Beneath his reserved demeanour, he's secretly a fanboy who goes crazy whenever he sees his favourite idols. He also loves anime, music and everything Japanese.

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