4.7/5 (G2 | Coursera)

   https://www.coursera.org 
   2012
   Mountain View, CA
  Andrew Ng and Daphne Koller

✔️  Flexible
✔️  Job-relevant
✔️  Affordable
✔️  Quality content
 
Overview: Coursera provides access to 4,000+ on-demand video lectures, exercises, and community discussion forums in partnership with 200+ leading universities and companies, including Stanford, Yale, Google, IBM and Amazon.
Average Time Commitment: Vary from 1 hour to 4 years long
Available platforms: Desktop, iOS and Android versions
Official Certifications: Accredited certificates are recognised by employers
Pricing:
     Courses and Guided Projects: 
Starting at Free
     Specializations and Professional Certificates: Starting at $39 USD/month    
     MasterTrack™ Certificates: Starting at $2,000 USD
     Degrees: Starting at $9,000 USD        
     Coursera Plus: $399 USD/ year with 14-day money-back guarantee
Recommended ForIndividuals and organizations looking for an accredited, job-relevant online learning program

 4.7/5 (FutureLearn)

   https://futurelearn.com
   2012
   London, United Kingdom
  Open University and SEEK Ltd

✔️  Selection of online degrees
✔️  Free certification courses
✔️  Well-built syllabuses
✔️  Discussion boards
 
Overview: FutureLearn offers 700+ fully-accredited Short Courses, ExpertTracks, Microcredentials and programs, and Online Degrees, in partnership with top international universities and specialist organisations.
Average Time Commitment: Most are 6 to 10 weeks long while some are shorter 2 and 3-week courses
Available platforms: Desktop (No iOS and Android versions)
Official Certifications: Issued by universities, fully accredited and recognized for their authenticity
Pricing:
     Short Courses: Starting at Free; Upgrade from $39 USD for Certificate of Achievement; Unlimited annual subscription for $279.99 USD
     ExpertTrack: Free 7-day trial + monthly subscription fee of $39 USD
     Micro-credential programs and online degrees: Starting at $600 USD
     Online degree courses: Starting at $4000 USD
Recommended ForLearners of all ages from around the world

 4.3/5 (G2 | Udacity)

   https://www.udacity.com
   2011
   Mountain View, CA
  Sebastian Thrun, David Stavens, and Mike Sokolsky

✔️  Technical mentor support
✔️  Career Services
✔️  Project feedback
✔️  Well-built curricula
 
Overview: Udacity offers massive open online courses (MOOCs) and micro-credential programs (Nanodegrees) in partnership with leading corporations including Google, Facebook, Nvidia, and Amazon.
Average Time Commitment: 1-6 months at 5-10 hrs/week
Available platforms: Desktop (No iOS and Android versions)
Official Certifications: Udacity is not an accredited educational institution and its programs are not credit-bearing. Udacity’s certificates are, however, valued by leading technology providers.
Pricing:
     180+ Free courses
     Nanodegrees: Starting at $399 USD/month
Recommended ForLearning Industry-relevant tech skills that employers need

 4.5/5 (G2 | EdX)

   www.edx.org
   2012
  Massachusetts, MA
  Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University

✔️  Well-established
✔️  University level courses
✔️  Quality content
✔️  Variety of Subjects
 
Overview: EDX offers 2,800 + high-quality courses from leading universities, non-profits and institutions to learners everywhere. EdX offers numerous courses in the humanities and the natural sciences.
Average Time Commitment: 1-12 months at 2–4 hours per week
Available platforms: Available for desktop, iOS and Android versions
Official Certifications: Accredited and recognized by future employers
Pricing:
     Audit Track: Free, which does not offer certificates or provide graded assignments
     Verified Certificate: Starting at $50 USD to $300 USD
     MicroBachelors®: At around $166 USD per credit
     MicroMasters® Program: Starting at $1,000
     Masters Degree: Starting at $9,000 USD
Recommended For: Learners at every stage, whether entering the job market, changing fields, seeking a promotion or exploring new interests

 4.4/5 (Indeed | Alison)

   https://alison.com
   2007
   Galway, Ireland
  Mike Feerick

✔️  Online learning community
✔️  Variety of courses
✔️  Free courses
✔️  Expertise in field
 
Overview: Alison offers 2,000+ free online courses to help you develop essential, certified workplace skills. Taught by world-leading experts in their particular field, its courses range from short courses to a diploma.
Average Time Commitment: 2 - 20 hours
Available platforms: Available for desktop and Android versions
Official Certifications: Alison courses do not provide an externally accredited qualification. They are an add-on to your employment and education history.
Pricing:
     Certificate and Diploma Courses: Free
     Premium: €7.99 per month
     Certification: Starting at €21
Recommended ForLearners focused on soft skills and industry-based skills

 4.6/5 (G2 | Khan Academy)

   www.khanacademy.org
   2008
   Palo Alto, CA
  Salman Khan

✔️  100% free
✔️  Variety of courses
✔️  Personalised dashboard
✔️  Reputable content
 
Overview: Khan Academy offers a wide range of courses created by partners like NASA, The Museum of Modern Art, The California Academy of Sciences and MIT to offer specialised content. Its practice exercises and instructional videos empowers learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom.
Average Time Commitment: Self-Paced
Available platforms: 100% online, iOS and Android apps
Official Certifications: Khan Academy is not an accredited school and work done on the site does not count towards a diploma or degree program.
Pricing: Free
Recommended ForLearners from a young age up to college-level

 4.4/5 (G2 | Udemy)

   www.udemy.com
   2010
   San Francisco, CA
  Eren Bali, Oktay Caglar, Gagan Biyani

✔️  Certificate of completion
✔️  Variety of courses
✔️  Easy navigation
✔️  Reputable content
 
Overview: Udemy offers courses on a wide range of topics from Bitcoin trading to programming. Each of its 130,000+ courses is taught by an expert instructor, and every course is available on-demand, so students can learn at their own pace, on their own time and on any device.
Average Time Commitment: Self-Paced
Available platforms: 100% online, iOS and Android apps
Official Certifications: Udemy is not considered an accredited institution. Certificates are not always recognizable by employers.
PricingVaries from free courses to €30 with 30-Day Money-Back Guarantee
Recommended For: Professional adults and students

 4.4/5 (G2 | General Assembly)

   https://generalassemb.ly
   2011
   New York, NY
  Jake Schwartz, Adam Pritzker, Brad Hargreaves, Matthew Brimer

✔️  Mentor support
✔️  Expert-led training
✔️  Professional network
✔️  Certificates of completion
 
Overview: General Assembly teaches coding, data, design, business, digital marketing, and more through interactive courses, online and 30+ campuses around the world. Its free online learning platform, Dash, teaches the basics of web development through projects.
Average Time Commitment: 8 - 30 weeks
Available platforms: 100% online
Official Certifications: General Assembly is not accredited by a U.S. Department of Education-recognized accrediting body.
Pricing
     Dash online learning platform: Free
     Program: Starting at €3,000 full tuition, As low as €1,000 per instalment
Recommended For: Individuals looking for a new job or wanting to diversify your skill set to become more employable

 4.4/5 (G2 | LinkedIn Learning)

   https://linkedin.com/learning/
   1995 (formerly Lynda.com)
   Carpinteria, CA
  Lynda Weinman, Bruce Heavin

✔️  Personalised
✔️  Expert-led courses
✔️  On-demand learning
✔️  Bite-sized and in-depth
 
Overview: LinkedIn Learning offers 16,000+ free learning resources to help you upskill. On completion of any LinkedIn learning course, you have the opportunity to gain a certificate which can be added to your personal profile on completion.
Average Time Commitment: 1 to 24 hours
Available platforms: 100% online, iOS and Android
Official Certifications: LinkedIn Learning courses are not accredited. Certificates can be acquired and displayed on the learner's professional profile, but credits will not transfer.
PricingPremium Subscriptions - 1-month free trial then £24.98/month
Recommended For: Job seekers, sales and talent professionals, and general professionals

 3.3/5 (G2 | Academic Earth)

   https://academicearth.org 
   2009
   Houston, TX
  Richard Ludlow, Chris Bruner and Liam Pisano

✔️  Original videos
✔️  Interactive platform
✔️  Free resources
✔️  Comprehensive courses
 
Overview: Academic Earth is an MOOC aggregator whose courses are “hand-selected by our staff to show you the very best offerings by subject area”. Academic Earth offers a comprehensive collection of online courses from universities such as Harvard, Yale, Stanford, and MIT.
Average Time Commitment: Self-paced
Available platforms: 100% web-based platform
Official Certifications: Courses are not accredited and credits will not transfer.
PricingOnline college courses - Free
Recommended Forwho don't have the time or money to spare on lengthy academic pursuits.

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