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Oceanography Courses

Take free online oceanography courses to build your skills and advance your career. Learn oceanography and other in-demand subjects with courses from top universities and institutions around the world on edX.

What is Oceanography?

Oceanography is an Earth science that studies the geological, physical and biological aspects of the oceans including currents, tides, marine life, plate tectonics, environmental issues and more.

Online Oceanography Courses and Programs

Get an introduction to oceanography with online environmental science courses from major universities and institutions worldwide. Edx offers courses and advanced programs in an engaging and effective online learning environment complete with video tutorials, quizzes and more.

Additionally, edX offers the option to pursue verified certificates for courses. The certificate lists edX and the name of the university or institution offering the course and can be uploaded to your LinkedIn profile. It is proof for employers and others that you have successfully completed the course.

Gain a better understanding of how to preserve and protect coastal ecosystems with a 9-week course from the University of Queensland. Tropical Coastal Ecosystems teaches sustainable management and analytical and statistical techniques for measuring ecosystems health. Learn about the local and global threats to coastal marine biology and get experience designing and implementing virtual experiments.

Global warming and rising sea levels are some of the biggest threats facing life on Earth. A self-paced course from Chalmers University of Technology looks at the Earth’s water and ice masses through a scientific lens. Learn how the Earth’s large ice masses are measured and monitored and better understand the causes of climate change.

Explore all free online courses on edX. Many courses are self-paced so you can enroll and start learning today.