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Professional and Technical Skill Building

Free online Coursera courses for staff and students

Macquarie University has partnered with Coursera to enable MQ staff and students to access a wealth of online courses for skill development and professional learning, including some courses developed by Macquarie. 

There are 2 different Coursera programs for Macquarie staff and students:

  • Coursera for Macquarie
  • Coursera Partner Community Courses. 

Access Coursera for Macquarie offer via this dashboard

To log in with your OneID, select:

  • Log in > Login with Macquarie University
  • You will be prompted to link your existing Coursera account with your OneID
  • If you do not have a Coursera account, you will be prompted to create one

Coursera program types

Macquarie staff and students can access courses developed by Macquarie University for free via the Coursera for Macquarie Dashboard. Upon successfully completing a course, you will receive a digital certificate. Usually, a paid subscription is required in order to access certificates, however, by accessing the Coursera for Macquarie dashboard with your Macquarie OneID, you will have free access to all the Macquarie offerings on Coursera.  

Coursera for Macquarie provides free access to: 

  • the Excel Specialisation  

  • the Global MBA open courses only (not the Global MBA degree), 

  • the course on  Big History by David Christian's 

  • a Specialisation on Solving Complex Problems (a collection of four courses). 

 

  • Macquarie has entered into an agreement with Coursera to allow Macquarie staff and students to enrol in almost all of the nearly 4,000 courses available on Coursera.
  • This offer is available via the Coursera Partner Community Courses. Contact the Coursera Learner Help Center (also available via 24/7 chat) for questions and support. 

How do I access Coursera for Macquarie? 

In order to access the Coursera for Macquarie offer, you must log in with your OneID via this dashboard

To log in with your OneID, select Log in > Login with Macquarie University. You will be prompted to link your existing Coursera account with your OneID. If you do not have a Coursera account, you will be prompted to create one. 

What is the difference between Coursera for Macquarie and the Coursera Partner Community programs? 

The Coursera Partner Community Program is an offer that allows staff and students to access almost the entire Coursera Catalogues (nearly 4,000) courses. 

Coursera for Macquarie provides free access to the Excel Specialisation and the Global MBA open courses only (not the Global MBA degree), and other courses developed at Macquarie. 

Who can I contact for technical issues like passwords, certificates, etc.? 

Please contact the Coursera Learner Help Center (also available via 24/7 chat).