Top 10 Free Online Courses In Massachusetts Institute Of Technology (MIT)

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), which was founded in 1861, is not only one amongst the top universities in the United States of America but also the best in the world. This institute was listed as the best university in the QS World University Rankings 2019 and 5th best in Times Higher Education rankings 2018.

MIT, which is an independent and private university, is popular across the world for advanced knowledge in science and technology. It offers courses in 33 disciplines under the institute's five schools such as architecture and planning, humanities, arts, management and engineering. Apart from regular academic courses, it also offers massive open online courses. Here are the top 10 free online courses specifically for Indians offered by MIT.

 Top 10 Free Online Courses In MIT

10. Becoming An Entrepreneur

Candidates will learn about the business skills and start-up besides identifying business opportunities. One will also learn about the myths of entrepreneurship. This is a six-week course and one has to devote at least 1 to 3 hours per week. A registered candidate can pay $69 USD (approx. INR 4736) for a verified certificate.

9. Introduction To Computational Thinking And Data Science

A registered candidate will learn about the plotting with the PyLab package besides Monte Carlo simulations in this course. This is a ten-week course and one has to devote at least 15 hours per week. A registered candidate can pay $49 USD (approx. INR 3302) for a verified certificate.

8. Supply Chain Fundamentals

A candidate will be provided with fundamental concepts for logistics and supply chain management from both an analytical and practical perspective. This is a 13-week course and one has to devote at least 8 to 12 hours per week. A registered candidate can pay $200 USD (approx. INR 13729) for a verified certificate.

7. Introductory AP Microeconomics

It will provide an overview of introductory microeconomics. One will learn the key principles of economics while pursuing the course. This is a 12-week course and one has to devote at least 3 to 4 hours per week. A registered candidate can pay $49 USD (approx. INR 3363) for a verified certificate.

6. Introduction To Biology - The Secret Of Life

One will explore the secret of life while pursuing the course. A candidate will learn about the basics of biochemistry, genetics, molecular biology, recombinant DNA, genomics and rational medicine. This is a 12-week course and one has to devote at least 7 to 14 hours per week. A registered candidate can pay $150 USD (approx. INR 10296) for a verified certificate.

5. Evaluating Social Programs

Candidates will know about how to evaluate social and development programs with this online course. They will also learn about the key components of a well-designed randomised evaluation. This is a five-week course and one has to devote at least 3 to 5 hours per week. A registered candidate can pay $49 USD (approx. INR 3363) for a verified certificate.

4. Data Analysis In Social Science - Assessing Your Knowledge

One will learn the methods for harnessing and analysing data to answer questions of cultural, social and economic. They will learn how to summarise and describe data. This is a 15-week course and one has to devote at least 10 to 14 hours per week. A registered candidate can pay $300 USD (approx. INR 20593) for a verified certificate.

3. Fundamentals Of Statistics

One can develop a deep understanding of the principles that underpin statistical inference such as estimation and hypothesis testing by pursuing this course. This is a 14-week course and one has to devote at least 10 to 14 hours per week. A registered candidate can pay $300 USD (approx. INR 20593) for a verified certificate.

2. Design Thinking For Leading And Learning

One will learn about the design thinking and explore how it can transform classroom learning and school communities. This is a six-week course and one has to devote at least 4 to 6 hours per week. A registered candidate can pay $49 USD (approx. INR 3363) for a verified certificate.

1. Statistics And Data Science

A candidate will learn all about the fundamentals starting from probability to statistics. There is also a huge scope of job opportunities after pursuing this online course. This is a package course that consists of five programs.

This is a 2 to 16 weeks course and one has to devote at least 10 to 14 hours per week. Though this is not a free course, it is a bit cheaper. One has to pay $1350 USD (approx. INR 92670) for the entire program.

Almost all the courses mentioned above are self-paced ones and there is no set schedule. The course material will be sent as soon as the course begins. There are no specific dates for completing the assignments and exams.

If you are aiming for a certificate, following a schedule is required. To pursue these courses, visit the official website of MIT Open Learning.

https://openlearning.mit.edu/

Also Read: Top 10 Free Online Courses Available In Indian Institute Of Management, Bangalore

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