The eight Ivy League universities are offering more than 450 free online courses and students will receive a ‘verified certificate’ upon completion.
With classes suspended indefinitely in several countries due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Ivy League universities in US are offering over 450 free online courses. Students can avail these courses online during this lockdown period while sitting at their homes or at a safe place while maintaining social distance.
The eight Ivy League universities — Harvard, Cornell, Brown, Columbia, Princeton, Dartmouth, Yale and the University of Pennsylvania — are among the most prestigious universities in the world and are highly selective about admissions.
In light of the lockdown, these universities are now offering free online courses on various subjects, including computer science, data science, programming, humanities, business, art and design, social sciences, health and medicine, engineering, education, and teaching mathematics, and personal development.
These courses also vary in terms of duration. Students can also choose the difficulty level — introductory, intermediate or advanced. These courses are available on edX, an online learning platform founded by Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Upon the completion of a course, the students are offered a ‘verified certificate’.
Some courses on offer —
‘Machine Learning for Data Science and Analytics’ by Columbia University,
‘Moralities of Everyday Life’ by Yale University
‘Question Reality -Science, philosophy & the search for meaning’ by Dartmouth
‘Introduction to Financial Accounting’ by University of Pennsylvania
‘Constitutional Interpretation’ by Princeton University.
Harvard University offers 67 free online courses
Harvard University has offered 67 new online courses to students for free during this pandemic period. The course duration ranges from 1 week to 15 long weeks. To apply for these courses and to check the list, students will have to check the official site of Harvard University at online-learning.harvard.edu.
The courses are available in various streams including programming, health, medicine, humanities, social sciences, computer science, Art & Design, Business and more.
Students will have to select the subject area and then proceed. To do so, students can follow these simple steps given below.
Harvard University Admission 2020: How to apply for online courses
- Visit the official site of Harvard University at online-learning.harvard.edu.
- Click on the subject area and choose the subject, followed by price, start date, schools, duration and difficulty level.
- The list of programs under these options will come up.
- Choose any one of them and proceed.
- Click on take course and you will have to fill in the application form.
- If needed download the page for further need.