UCP collaborates with Coursera to Offer Free Courses Online

UCP collaborates with Coursera to Offer Free Courses Online

The University of Central Punjab has collaborated with Coursera to offer our students, faculty and staff free internationally recognized courses. The courses cover a wide range of subjects to help you grow and polish your skill set. The UCP community can now access the dedicated Coursera portal at   https://www.coursera.org/programs/univeristy-of-central-punjab-on-coursera-ypiue.


What is Coursera?

Coursera is an online learning platform with an ecosystem of 71+ million registered learners, 3,700+ universities & colleges, 200+ corporate/industry partners from 29 countries around the globe. They have been transforming talent around the world by offering top rated courses from leading institutions like PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), Facebook, Google, Goldman Sachs, IBM, Cisco, Harvard University, Stanford University, Yale University, University of Michigan, Princeton University, University of London, Imperial College London, University of Sydney, University of Melbourne etc. Here is a list of courses that you will be able to access:


Sr. No. Category No. of Courses
1 Arts & Humanities 336
2 Business 963
3 Computer Science 672
4 Data Science 364
5 Information Technology 69
6 Health 316
7 Math & Logic 141
8 Personal Development 346
9 Physical Science & Engineering 375
10 Social Science 588
11 Language Learning 137


Features of a Dedicated Portal

You will have a number of learning streams to benefit from. Below are some of the salient features:

  • Access to content ranging from Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC), Specializations, Degrees, Professional and Mastertrack courses (pleases see the attached Student Learner Guide).
  • Allow faculty/students to create and design courses.
  • Unlimited guided projects.
  • Issuance of course/degree certificate by the company, university or college.
  • Online help center for students.
  • Student learner guide


Who Can Access?

This is open for all students, faculty and staff. You can reach Shumail Khan on shumail.khan@ucp.edu.pk (Ext. 361) for further information and troubleshooting as he has the Administrator rights