Free Online Science Courses

UBC Science is developing several open learning projects, embracing and encouraging unrestricted access to research, learning and scholarly publishing on a variety of platforms.

UBC Open

Learn about all of UBC's open access projects by visiting

Coursera Courses

UBC has partnered with Coursera to offer free, publicly available non-credit courses. Courses delivered through the Coursera platform are structured after Massive Open and Online Courses (MOOCs), a delivery model predicated on providing free and open access to courses to large numbers of students. Recent Coursera Science courses included game theory, genetics and climate literacy.

edX Courses

UBC also offers interactive online classes and MOOCs through the edX platform. Future courses may be of interest to science enthusiasts.