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General Information

Best for
General interest, High School & Higher Education Students, Professionals
Subjects
Business & entrepreneurship, programming, academics, the arts, health & fitness, language, music, technology, games
Type of learning
Personal development, Academic, skill-based
Course type
Self-paced video courses
Languages
40+ course languages
Certification
Yes
Learning pathways
No
Mobile Apps
iOS & Android

An online learning platform that allows anyone to host their own video courses, which cover a huge variety of topics from photography to cooking to programming. Udemy does not require specialized expertise or credentials to create and sell a course on the platform and all the courses are created and owned by their instructors. Many courses feature previews and student reviews allowing users to access information about the quality of a course before subscribing. The site includes both free and paid courses, priced between $20 and $200 each. Courses vary in format, but most courses include a mix of video, audio, presentations, and documents. Some include quizzes.

Tools & Features

  • 40,000+ courses
  • 20,000+ instructors
  • 40+ course languages
  • Video, audio, presentations, and documents
  • Downloadable course material (from app only)
  • Free course previews
  • Student reviews of courses
  • User profiles
  • Learning dashboard
  • Course discussion forums
  • 30-Day Money-Back Guarantee.
  • Mobile apps - iOS & Android
Certification

Certificate of Completion: Some courses award certificates of completion which can be downloaded as a PDF or image file

Course Info

Course Cost
Both Free & Paid Courses
Skill Type
  1. Academic
  2. Business Skills
  3. Technical Skills
  4. Language Skills
Course Type
  1. Short Online Courses
Course Format
  1. On-Demand
Course Language
  1. English
  2. French
  3. German
  4. Portuguese
  5. Spanish
  6. Japanese
Credentials
  1. Free Course Certificates

Latest reviews

Number of courses
5.00 star(s)
Partner Institutions
3.00 star(s)
Course format
3.00 star(s)
Materials
3.00 star(s)
Instruction
3.00 star(s)
Assessment
1.00 star(s)
Accreditation
3.00 star(s)
Social tools & features
3.00 star(s)
Interface usability
5.00 star(s)
Pros: Vast number of courses & topics
Course reviews
User-friendly interface
Good phone apps
Cons: Inconsistent quality and format of courses
Questionable credentials of some course publishers
Most courses are paid
No assessments
Udemy is an innovative resource providing a staggering array of varied courses, and in many different languages. Unfortunately, quality standards vary from one course to another, but the student generated course reviews allow users to sift the good from the bad.

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