NEW UJ Free Online Courses with Certificates:

The University of Johannesburg (UJ) is thrilled to announce the launch of UJ Free Online Courses with Certificates for the 2024 and 2025 academic years. These innovative and comprehensive courses are designed to provide learners with the knowledge and skills necessary to thrive in today’s dynamic world, all at no cost. This initiative aligns with UJ’s commitment to accessible education and lifelong learning.

UJ Free Online Courses with Certificates

Two standout courses from this initiative are African Insights and Artificial Intelligence in the 4IR, each designed to cater to the diverse interests and aspirations of our global student body. Here’s a brief overview of what each course offers:



African Insights Free Online Course

  • About this Course: Gain an in-depth understanding of Africa’s cultural, historical, and intellectual landscape through the African Insights course. This program invites you to explore Africa’s contributions to global knowledge systems, engage with the works of renowned African thinkers, and critically assess contemporary issues affecting the continent.
  • Specific Requirements: This self-paced course is designed for completion over a semester, with a total of 150 hours.
  • Outcomes: Participants will emerge with a nuanced appreciation of Africa’s role in the world, an understanding of key concepts such as ubuntu and colonial legacies, and the ability to engage critically with texts from African thinkers.
  • How to Register: Visit African Insights under ‘Online Courses’, and follow the registration instructions.

Artificial Intelligence in the 4IR Free Online Course

  • About this Course: Dive into the world of AI with the Artificial Intelligence in the 4IR course. This program provides a comprehensive introduction to artificial intelligence, its impact on society, and its role in shaping the future of work and innovation.
  • Specific Requirements: Similar to African Insights, this course is self-paced, requiring 150 hours to complete within a semester.
  • Outcomes: Learn about the evolution of AI, its current and future applications, and the ethical considerations surrounding its use. The course prepares you to engage with AI technologies thoughtfully and responsibly.
  • How to Register: navigate to the Artificial Intelligence in the 4IR course under ‘Online Courses’ for registration details.
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Why Enroll in UJ Free Online Courses with Certificates?

  • Accessibility: These courses are offered online and at no cost, making them accessible to a wide range of learners.
  • Flexibility: Designed for self-paced learning, these courses allow you to learn at your own pace and schedule.
  • Certification: Successful completion earns you a digital certificate, enhancing your resume and professional profile.
  • Engagement with Experts: Learn from and interact with leading academics and professionals in the field.

The UJ Free Online Courses with Certificates initiative represents a significant step forward in making quality education accessible to all. Whether you’re interested in exploring the rich heritage and future prospects of Africa through African Insights or delving into the transformative world of artificial intelligence with Artificial Intelligence in the 4IR, UJ provides a platform for growth, learning, and professional development. Enroll today to start your journey of exploration and discovery.