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Free online courses from University of Canterbury

In a changing world, University of Canterbury is a relevant and progressive world-class university, located in Christchurch New Zealand, one of the most resourceful and resilient cities in the world.

UC strives to deliver excellent, research-informed education, and creative and innovative research with staff who are empowered to make a real difference to societies here and around the world. UC prepares its graduates to care, think and be future ready.

The University of Canterbury is a truly holistic place of learning, made up of 7 outstanding dimensions that will prepare you to change the world.

UC Learn | Ako
UC - top 1% of universities worldwide and our graduates help shape the world we live in.

UC Innovate | Auaha
Many UC courses offer hands-on experience in the workplace, helping you to make connections that count in the real world.

UC Connect | Tauhere
UC students are heavily involved in the community, and are playing a vital role in our global resurgence.

UC Bicultural | Kākanorua
UC is committed to biculturalism. That’s a good thing for everyone.

UC Global Citizen | Ira Matatū
UC has exchanges with over 50 universities worldwide, and our unique Erskine Fellowship programme brings 75 international academics each year to teach at UC.

UC Wellbeing | Oranga
UC has a dedicated support system to help you find your way and make the most of uni life.

UC Explore | Tūhura
UC features a thriving students’ association and has over 130 amazing student-led clubs.

To learn more about the University of Canterbury, visit our University of Canterbury MOOCs.

University of Canterbury MOOCs

Browse free online courses in a variety of subjects. University of Canterbury courses found below can be audited free or students can choose to receive a verified certificate for a small fee. Select a course to learn more.