Founded by Harvard University and MIT in 2012, edX is a not-for-profit MOOC provider that has partnered with 115 top-tier universities and organisations to provide high-quality educational materials online, accessible to everyone, everywhere.
As of 1 April 2019, there are more than 2000 MOOCs offered, including:
- MicroMasters (stackable graduate-level courses from several partner universities, providing deep learning in specific career fields and recognized by employers for their real job relevance)
- Professional Certificate (courses designed by industry and university partners to build and enhance critical professional skills)
- Online Master's Degree
- Xseries (certificate-bearing courses providing a deep understanding of in-demand fields such as coding, astrophysics etc and several freshman-level courses – akin to NUS’s RNS iBLOCs created for returning NS men and freshmen)