Did you know that you can begin your studies and start earning credits now?
Yes, that is correct. At LUT, we offer Massive Open Online Courses, also referred to as MOOC. MOOCs are free and available for anyone and everyone to access. No matter your education, background, geography, or financial status, you are eligible to enroll now.
MOOC – a global initiative
MOOCs provide an opportunity to open up the classroom and share quality education opportunities with a wider audience, in a free online environment. MOOCs are available for current students, prospect students, alumni, job seekers, professionals, retirees, etc. LUT MOOCs are completely free and accessible to anyone who is interested in participating.
MOOC courses currently available at LUT
Climate Action – Solutions for Carbon Neutral Transport
The course is designed to bring you the latest information on how solutions for carbon neutral transport can help you realize your own climate actions, both now and in the future.
Climate Action – Sustainable Design and Production
The course is designed to bring you the latest information on how sustainable design and production solutions can help you realize your own climate actions, both now and in the future.
Climate Action – Power to X
The course is designed to bring you the latest information on how Power-to-X solutions can help you realize your own climate actions, both now and in the future.
All courses are held in English and can be completed independently at any time according to each participant’s own schedule. The topics are connected to each other, and you get the best learning experience by taking them consecutively starting from the first one. Each course is 2 ECTS credits. The ECTS credits from the course can be applied to all LUT degrees. The recommended education level for the course is high school, however, participants can join the course with other educational backgrounds.
Students who complete all sections of the course with a passing grade with receive a certificate of completion.
If you are curious about climate and sustainability actions, these courses are right for you. It is a great introduction to some of the present issues being researched by LUT students, researchers, and faculty.
Other universities in Finland and around the world offer MOOCs too. You can check if there are additional learning opportunities on other subjects by searching online or inquiring with another institution.
Another good resource for interested learners who live in Finland is FiTech which offers free courses (primarily in technology subjects) both for students and professionals living in Finland. Their MOOC offering can be found here.