Free Online Courses

Communication

Learn communication through free online courses from leading universities around the world, including Harvard, Berkeley and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Search for your favorite university or select your preferred course duration or weekly effort. Most of these communication courses are self-paced.

Course name
Duration
Effort

Introduction to Human Communication

Arizona State University
8 Weeks
18-20 hours per week
2 Weeks
2-4 hours per week

Fake News, Facts, and Alternative Facts

The University of Michigan
1 Weeks
3-4 hours per week
1 Weeks
3-4 hours per week
8 Weeks
2-3 hours per week
9 Weeks
3-4 hours per week

Introduction to Public Speaking

University of Washington
10 Weeks
3-5 hours per week

Global Markets and Personal Impacts

University of Washington
10 Weeks
2-3 hours per week

Medicine in the Digital Age

Rice University
4 Weeks
2-4 hours per week
4 Weeks
3-5 hours per week

Library Advocacy Unshushed

University of Toronto
4 Weeks
4-6 hours per week

How to Survive Your PhD

Australian National University
4 Weeks
N/A
5 Weeks
3-5 hours per week
10 Weeks
3-4 hours per week

How to Do Things with Memes

Davidson College
1 Weeks
5-10 hours per week

Framing: How Politicians Debate

Delft University of Technology
6 Weeks
2-4 hours per week

Communicating in a Global Context

Arizona State University
6 Weeks
10-12 hours per week

English for Journalists, Part 1

University of California, Berkeley
5 Weeks
3-4 hours per week

Journalism for Social Change

University of California, Berkeley
4 Weeks
2-4 hours per week

Family Business - Strategy Essentials

University of British Columbia
6 Weeks
3-4 hours per week
5 Weeks
2-3 hours per week

English for Journalists, Part 2

University of California, Berkeley
5 Weeks
3-4 hours per week

Leaders of Learning

Harvard University
10 Weeks
2-4 hours per week

Applications in Communication Acoustics

Technische Universität München
10 Weeks
6-8 hours per week

Writing for Social Media

University of California, Berkeley
4 Weeks
3-5 hours per week

Fundamentals of Communication Acoustics

Technische Universität München
6 Weeks
6-8 hours per week

Effective Business Writing

University of California, Berkeley
4 Weeks
3-5 hours per week
6 Weeks
2-3 hours per week

The Writing Process

University of California, Berkeley
4 Weeks
3-5 hours per week

Buyer Behaviour and Analysis

Curtin University
12 Weeks
8-10 hours per week

Becoming an Effective Leader

The University of Queensland
10 weeks
8 to 10 hours per week

Effective Business Communication

Indian Institute of Management Bangalore
6 Weeks
3-5 hours per week

Managing Innovation

Indian Institute of Management Bangalore
6 Weeks
3-5 hours per week

Critical Thinking & Problem-Solving

Rochester Institute of Technology
3 Weeks
4-6 hours per week

Storytelling in the Workplace

Rochester Institute of Technology
3 Weeks
4-6 hours per week
10 Weeks
3-5 hours per week
4 Weeks
2-3 hours per week

Strategic Brand Management

Curtin University
12 Weeks
8-10 hours per week
4 Weeks
2-3 hours per week

Online Marketing Strategies

Curtin University
12 Weeks
8-10 hours per week

English Composition

Arizona State University
8 Weeks
18-20 hours per week
8 Weeks
18-20 hours per week
5 Weeks
2-3 hours per week

Hollywood: History, Industry, Art

University of Pennsylvania
4 Weeks
3-4 hours per week

Storytelling for Social Change

The University of Michigan
5 Weeks
1-3 hours per week

IMAGE | ABILITY - Visualizing the Unimaginable

Delft University of Technology
8 Weeks
3-4 hours per week
4 Weeks
2-3 hours per week
4 Weeks
3-4 hours per week

IELTS Academic Test Preparation

The University of Queensland
8 Weeks
5-10 hours per week
10 Weeks
2-4 hours per week

Making Sense of Climate Science Denial

The University of Queensland
7 Weeks
2-4 hours per week
6 Weeks
3-4 hours per week

Basic Spanish 1: Getting Started

Universitat Politècnica de Valencia
7 Weeks
4-5 hours per week

Tools for Academic Engagement in Public Policy

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
3 Weeks
1-3 hours per week

Business Communication

Rochester Institute of Technology
3 Weeks
4-6 hours per week

Teamwork & Collaboration

Rochester Institute of Technology
3 Weeks
4-6 hours per week

EQ for Family Business

University of British Columbia
4 Weeks
2-4 hours per week

TOEFL® Test Preparation: The Insider's Guide

Educational Testing Service
6 Weeks
2-4 hours per week

Academic and Business Writing

University of California, Berkeley
6 Weeks
3-5 hours per week

Leading High-Performing Teams

The University of Queensland
10 Weeks
8-10 hours per week

Leading in a Complex Environment

The University of Queensland
10 Weeks
8-10 hours per week

Public Speaking

Rochester Institute of Technology
3 Weeks
4-6 hours per week

Visual Presentation

Rochester Institute of Technology
3 Weeks
4-6 hours per week