Online courses

Online courses

Delivered completely online, these courses offer the flexibility to fit your studies around your other commitments, wherever you are in the world.

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Masters online courses

Study specialist, in-depth topics in scientific, technical and computational aspects of Geographical Information Science. Individual modules can also be studied as short courses.

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This online MSc, which you can also study as a PGCert, is designed to help business leaders drive the transition to a more sustainable economy, whilst effectively leading organisational change.

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Short online courses

Short online courses, delivered by University of Leeds academics who are leaders in their fields, are an exciting way to get a taste of university education and expand your knowledge on a wide range of subjects - wherever you are.

Most of these courses take between two and four weeks to complete, with just a few hours of weekly study time needed. There are no entry requirements and they’re delivered completely online. Most courses are free to study and open to everybody.

Courses for high school and college students

These online courses help you prepare and develop key skills for learning at university. For teachers, they offer a great resource for engaging students.

Learn about the physical geography of Earth and discover how to use this knowledge to protect our natural environment.

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Follow food’s fascinating journey from the farm to your body and explore new food technologies and nutrition around the world.

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These courses are ideal if you are interested in exploring STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) subjects.

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This selection of courses is specially designed to help you to make the most out of your online learning by developing skills that allow you to work safely and effectively online.

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Courses for graduates and professionals

Whether you're considering further study as an undergraduate student or a mid-career professional, these CPD-certified courses let you follow your interests in greater depth while expanding your CV.

Learn how environmental management policies are developed and understand the challenges surrounding their formulation in this five-part series of courses.

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Find out how and why transport systems must change in the 21st century. Learn about effective transport planning and modelling and consider the impact of technologies such as autonomous vehicles.

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Learn new research-led strategies designed to mitigate the effects of climate change on agriculture and food systems.

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More online courses

This online course has been developed to help you to develop effective online learning strategies that work for you.

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Explore all online and distance learning postgraduate degree courses at the University of Leeds.

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Discover the diverse range of online courses delivered by the University of Leeds on FutureLearn.

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