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.CategoryNo. of Courses
1Arts & Humanities336
3Computer Science672
4Data Science364
5Information Technology69
7Math & Logic141
8Personal Development346
9Physical Science & Engineering375
10Social Science588
11Language Learning137


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