Learn from world-renowned HKU professors at home!
Do you want to know how viruses are spread? How to "fact-check" and know if the news are telling the truth? What is FinTech actually about?
HKU has prepared a series of informative and intriguing online courses to let you acquire new knowledge even at home. These carefully selected courses are diverse, covering medicine, economics, technology, social sciences and humanities.
HKU has a joint-collaboration with edX to support secondary school students' online studies during their home study period. We are offering some free coupons for current Year 11 and 12 students in Hong Kong, and who are interested in completing the assessment part to obtain a certificate issued by HKU and edX. Each student can complete one MOOC course on edX platform with assessment and get certificate for free. Please register HERE if you are interested.

You can choose to enroll in these free online courses according to your interest and acquire new knowledge anytime, anywhere. This is an invaluable opportunity for you to learn from renowned HKU professors and experience HKU lectures at home.

The online courses feature trending topics in which most of them are self-paced video lectures with online discussion groups and assessment exercises. You can now enroll in our online courses for free! Wait no more, start learning with HKU professors today!

More interesting courses will be available soon! Please stay tuned!

Understanding COVID-19 Outbreak
Mock Lecture: Understanding COVID-19 Outbreak
Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine
Professor Keiji Fukuda, Director at the School of Public Health, HKU, and former Assistant Director-General for Health Security at the WHO takes the audience through some of the key health, political, economic and societal challenges that we are facing in the current COVID-19 outbreak.
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Preventing COVID-19 transmission
Mock Lecture: Preventing COVID-19 transmission in Hong Kong
Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine
Join us for our next open dialogue with Prof Ben Cowling, Division Head at Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics where various response strategies to curb the spread of COVID-19 will be explored.
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From Mapping SARS to COVID-19
Mock lecture: From Mapping SARS to COVID-19: Why and How Geography Matters?
Faculty of Social Sciences
How to select appropriate dashboard designs? How to deal with variation in spatial scales? How to avoid creating panic in the community? And how to offer information to drive decision making? A 15-minute interactive session will be scheduled at the end of the forum for participants (joining by Zoom) to exchange with panel members.
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Epidemics II
Epidemics II
Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine
Join the fight against epidemics. Explore the science, prevention and control of epidemics with leading scientists in this field from HKU and leading experts around the world. This course covers these topics: Basic Concepts in Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Epidemiologic Triangle: The Pathogen, The Host and The Environment, Evidence Synthesis and Infectious Disease Modelling.
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Epidemics
Epidemics
Offered by: Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine
Join the Fight Against Epidemics. Learn about the origin, spread and control of epidemics with world-renowned experts. In this course, we will learn why this is the case by looking at the fundamental scientific principles underlying epidemics and the public health actions behind their prevention and control in the 21st century.
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Dinosaur Ecosystems
Dinosaur Ecosystems
Faculty of Science
More exciting than Jurassic Park. What was it like being a dinosaur? Where did they live? Who did they live with? Were things anything like they are today? How do we even know all this? Find out the answers to these questions and more in our Dinosaur Ecosystems!
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Our Place in the Universe
Our Place in the Universe
Faculty of Science
Finding Our Place in the Universe. Professor Sun Kwok, world-renowned astronomer and former Dean of Science of HKU, will take you on a 4-week journey through the stars, illustrating how our quest for understanding of the Universe over 5 millennia drove the development of rational thinking, and how of our perception of self and the world evolved through discoveries in astronomy.
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Pathway to HKU Science - Enrich Your Home-learning
Pathway to HKU Science
Faculty of Science
Overwhelmed by textbooks and homework?

Go online and attend the ZOOM live lectures by HKU Science – learn interesting scientific knowledge and interact with our teachers!

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State, Law & The Economy (New Course)
State, Law & The Economy
Faculty of Business and Economics
This is Part One of a four-part course on the economic analysis of the state, law, and the economy and their interrelationships. Part one studies the contractual nature of the state, the logic of collective action, liberty and the theory of the democratic state.
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Blockchain and FinTech: Basics, Applications, and Limitations
edX and HKUx: Blockchain and FinTech: Basics, Applications, and Limitations
Faculty of Engineering

Understand the design rationale of blockchain technology, its emerging platforms and applications and uncover the limitations and the opportunities enabled by blockchain applications, particularly as it relates to finance.

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Virtual Mock Lecture: Innovating a Better Future
Mock Lecture: Innovating a Better Future
Faculty of Engineering

The talk was physically conducted in imseCAVE, an interactive visualization system. Student can understand why studying engineering is important for developing a better future with innovations and the relationship between Innovation and Engineering.

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Engineering across the fields and over the seas
Mock Lecture: Engineering across the fields and over the seas
Faculty of Engineering

The talk will cover about outside-the-classroom learning through multidisciplinary research and international exchange. All are welcome!

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Digital Transformation in Urban Management via Blockchain
Mock Lecture: Digital Transformation in Urban Management via Blockchain
Faculty of Architecture

Joseph will start with the fundamental of distributed ledger system and discuss why it matters to data ownership management, how zero-knowledge proof concept could unleash the potential of an interoperable smart city where cross-disciplinary and multi-departmental data management could be the future of urban design and management – and the role of different key personnel through this digital transformation.

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Making Sense of News
Making Sense of News
Journalism and Media Studies Centre
Never before has the need for News Literacy been more urgent. This six-week course will help learners develop their critical thinking skills to enable them to better identify reliable information in news reports and to become better informed about the world in which we live.
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Doing Genders and How it Matters
Doing Genders and How it Matters
Faculty of Social Sciences
Understand gendered realities through an in-depth consideration in cultural, social and legal perspective.
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Taster Session@HKU Law
Mock Lecture: Taster Session @ HKU Law

Faculty of Law
How does the university life at HKU Faculty of Law is like? Experience the teaching methods by our academics and gain an insight of the learning experiences available to you!

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Hong Kong Cinema through a Global Lens
Hong Kong Cinema through a Global Lens
Faculty of Arts
Whatever you know and wherever you are we invite you to join us on a journey to consider how the local and the global intersect to make Hong Kong cinema an integral part of popular culture around the world as well as a leading force in the development of world cinematic art.
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Humanity and Nature in Chinese Thought
Humanity and Nature in Chinese Thought
Faculty of Arts
Think along with Classical Chinese masters as they explore and debate how and where we can find ethical guidance in nature.
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