A range of online courses is available, with more to come from other participating universities as the program develops. You'll study online with students from across the globe.

We recommend choosing courses that are equivalent to 2 units at UQ (i.e. 7.5 ECTS). Alternatively, you can choose a combination of courses that add up to the equivalent of 2 units at UQ (e.g. Data Analysis: Take it to the Max).

More information is available about how to apply.

Astrophysics

Australian National University

This course is designed for students who learn about modern astrophysics.

Course code: ASTR1001
Commences: 25 February 2019
ECTS: 7.5
UQ units equivalent: 2
Expression of interest deadline: 1 February 2019
Application deadline: 8 February 2019
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Next Generation Infrastructures

Delft University of Technology

Explore the challenges and complexity of both global and local infrastructure (IT/Telecom, Energy, Water and Transportation) and how to make the best decisions to improve it.

Course code: UD9003
Commences: 26 April 2019
ECTS: 2
UQ units equivalent: 0.5
Expression of interest deadline: 8 January 2019
Application deadline: 15 January 2019
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Data Analysis: Take It to the Max

Delft University of Technology

Enhance your data analysis skills using spreadsheets and data visualization. Increase your productivity and make better business decisions.

Course code: UD9004
Commences: 3 March 2019
ECTS: 5
UQ units equivalent: 1.3
Expression of interest deadline: 8 January 2019
Application deadline: 15 January 2019
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Introduction to Computing with Java

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

This course is designed to equip students with the fundamental concepts of programming elements and data abstraction using Java. 

Course code: COMP 1022P
Commences: 30 January
ECTS: 3
UQ units equivalents: 0.8
Expression of interest deadline: 14 December 2018
Application deadline: 21 December 2018
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Solar Energy

Delft University of Technology

This course introduces the technology that converts solar energy into electricity, heat and solar fuels with a main focus on electricity generation.

Course code: UD9002
Commences: 5 March 2019
ECTS: 2
UQ units equivalent: 0.5
Expression of interest deadline: 8 January 2019
Application deadline: 15 January 2019
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Creative Problem Solving and Decision

Delft University of Technology

Learn how to solve complex problems with analysis based decision-making and solution designs.

Course code: UD9001A
Commences: 5 March 2019
ECTS: 2
UQ units equivalent: 0.5
Expression of interest deadline: 8 January 2019
Application deadline: 15 January 2019
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English Grammar and Style

The University of Queensland

Learn key concepts and strategies in grammar and style to help enhance your writing and confidently respond to the demand of high levels of literacy in the 21st century.

Course code: WRITE101x
Commences: 25 February 2019
ECTS: 7.5
UQ units equivalent: 2
Expression of interest deadline: 21 January 2019
Application deadline: 28 January 2019
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Sustainable Food Security: The value of systems thinking

Wageningen University

You learn to apply a systems approach to food production systems with a focus on environmental sustainability, based on different disciplines and an approach that addresses the complexity of food production in both high and low productive systems

Course code: APS-50803
ECTS: 3
UQ units equivalent: 0.8
Expression of interest deadline: 25 March 2019
Application deadline: 1 April 2019
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Sustainable Food Security: Food Access

Wageningen University

In this course, you will explore how key actors at household, local, national and international levels negotiate and make choices on the access to food, why the choices you make have been predestined, and what it takes to provide access to a safe and nutritious food supply every day.

Course code: CPT-57302
ECTS: 2
UQ units equivalent: 0.5
Expression of interest deadline: 25 March 2019
Application deadline: 1 April 2019
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Basics in Food Safety

Wageningen University

You will learn about the hazards associated with food and the tools to assess and quantify the dangers they can present so that you can differentiate what is a food myth vs. an actual risk.

Course code: FMH-51302
ECTS: 2
UQ units equivalent: 0.5
Expression of interest deadline: 25 March 2019
Application deadline: 1 April 2019
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Nutrition and Health part 1: Macronutrients and Overnutrition

Wageningen University

Learn how our diet impacts our current and future health, with a focus on health problems related to overnutrition.

Course code: HNE-52802
ECTS: 2
UQ units equivalent: 0.5
Expression of interest deadline: 25 March 2019
Application deadline: 1 April 2019
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Nutrition and Health part 2: Micronutrients and Undernutrition

Wageningen University

Learn how our diet impacts our current and future health, with a focus on vitamins and minerals and their role in health.

Course code: HNE-52902
ECTS: 2
UQ units equivalent: 0.5
Expression of interest deadline: 25 March 2019
Application deadline: 1 April 2019
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Human Microbiome

Wageningen University

Did you know microbes colonize your body and contribute to your health and wellbeing? These bacteria are called your ‘microbiome‘. Learn how you can impact your health by balancing your microbes. Learn how your microbiome together with your diet can improve normal gut function. Learn how a balanced microbiome and nutritional intake can avoid disorders like IBS, obesity and diabetes.

Course code: MIB-51301
ECTS: 1
UQ units equivalent: 0.2
Expression of interest deadline: 25 March 2019
Application deadline: 1 April 2019
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Genetic Privacy: Should we be concerned? 

Leiden University

This course critically reflects upon the issue of genetic privacy. You will dive into the ethical questions that come up with the disclosure of genetic data in biobanks and through genetic tests. 

Commences: 15 February 2019
ECTS: 5
UQ units equivalents: 1.3
Expression of interest deadline: 28 January 2019
Application deadline: 4 February 2019
Course description


Sustainable Food Security: Crop Production

Wageningen University

You will learn about the principles of production ecology and the application of these principles to both crops and animal production.

Course code: PPS-51802
ECTS: 2
UQ units equivalent: 0.5
Expression of interest deadline: 25 March 2019
Application deadline: 1 April 2019
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Sustainable Soil Management: Soil for Life

Wageningen University

This course explores the core issues, soil degradation processes, management and decision-making processes that makes explicit our concern for soils real, and the need for action paramount, in ensuring the long-term sustainability of global food supply and other important soil-related ecosystem services.

Course code: SLM-51802
ECTS: 2
UQ units equivalent: 0.5
Expression of interest deadline: 25 March 2019
Application deadline: 1 April 2019
Course description | Preview on edX