FREE Course – Understanding Economic Development

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Oxford University – the #1 ranked university in the world, recently announced that it will be launching a free course entitled “From Poverty to Prosperity: Understanding Economic Development”.*

The course aims to help students learn about the role of government and the key political, social, and economic processes that elevate any society from poverty to prosperity.

The course is led by Sir Paul Collier, Professor of Economics and Public Policy at the Blavatnik School of Government at Oxford University. The course will be available for free on the online learning platform edX, set up by Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

The course is now open for enrollments with the course commencing in February 2017.

To enroll visit: edX

What is edX?

edX is an online learning destination and MOOC (massive open online course) provider, offering high-quality courses from the world’s best universities and institutions to learners everywhere. The emergence of MOOC courses in recent years is a major phenomenon in higher education, increasing access to high-quality education to people all over the world.

What are MOOCs?

Massive Open Online Courses tackle some of the big challenges in higher education. These challenges include the cost of higher education as well as the demand from people all over the world to learn from any location at any time. MOOCs have attracted millions of students to study a variety of high quality online courses. Experts predict that many top universities will soon be offering fully accredited undergraduate degrees taught entirely online.

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* Source: 2016-2017 Times Higher Education World University Rankings

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