Following the overwhelming interest in previous posts on free online courses in econometrics, mathematics and statistics, as well as an article offering an overview of online professional development courses, we would now like to turn to the related fields of politics and law. Whether you’re a working professional already well into a career or a student looking to bolster knowledge in a specific area, online courses are a great way to build knowledge and expand your skillset.
With the rise of MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) over the past decade, open access to knowledge has become quite a hot topic. Moreover, as tuition fees continue to rise in countries such as the United States and United Kingdom, free online courses become an increasingly appealing option for many people. The list below includes both stand-alone courses and classes that are part of online degree programs. Though certain programs require fees, we tried to include only free courses in the list below. All courses offered via these sites are conducted in English. Read more