Every month we scour the MOOC platforms to hand pick a collection of great free online courses for you to consider. Find courses in computer science, business, arts & humanities, sciences and more. Preparing for University University of East Anglia via FutureLearn Just started This course will help to develop the key skills required for a smooth transition to university. Electricity & Magnetism, Part 1 Rice University via edX PHYS 102.1x serves as an introduction to charge, the electric field, the electric potential, current, resistance, and DC circuits with resistors and capacitors. Visualizing Japan (1850s-1930s): Westernization, Protest, Modernity Massachusetts Institute of Technology via edX Starts September 1st A MITx/HarvardX collaboration, this course explores Japan’s transition into the modern world through the historical visual record. A Crash Course in Data Science Johns Hopkins University via Coursera Starts September 5th This is a focused course designed to rapidly get you up to speed on the field of data science. Machine Learning Stanford University via Coursera Starts September 5th This course provides a broad introduction to machine learning, datamining, and statistical pattern recognition. Digital Branding and Engagement Curtin University via edX Starts September 5th Learn how to increase brand engagement through the creation and distribution of content using an owned digital channel approach. Influencing People University of Michigan via Coursera Starts September 5th The influence strategies you learn in this course will make you a more confident and influential leader, presenter, and decision-maker. Fundamentals of Project Planning and Management University of Virginia via Coursera Starts September 5th This is an introductory course on the key concepts of planning and executing projects. Advanced CSS Concepts Microsoft via edX Starts September 5th Gain a solid foundation in developing and testing device-friendly websites using the power of CSS. Football: More than a Game The University of Edinburgh via FutureLearn Starts September 5th Explore the role of football in the world today - including finances, clubs, nations and rivalries - with this free online course.