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Learn how space missions are designed from a former astronaut, the threat the Internet poses to our security and privacy or gain insights into the social networks we use everyday. Edx offers courses from the world’s top universities to help you gain the skills and knowledge you desire. Find the course for you and enroll today. Happy learning!

Introduction to Economics – Part 1: Microeconomics – SNUx – February 23, 2016

From basic economic concepts to elementary analytical skills, this introductory course will teach you how to determine supply and demand of commodities and analyze the choices of firms, governments and consumers. 

The Challenges Of Global Poverty – MITx – February 22, 2016

More than one third of the world’s population lives on less than $2 a day. In this economics course, you will learn about the lives of the world’s poor, the constraints they face and how we can improve their lives. 

Philosophy and Critical Thinking – UQx – February 26, 2016 – Self Paced

Did you know that everyday we have about 50-70 thousand thoughts? In this philosophy course, you will learn how to think effectively by taking a closer at how you think and developing the skills for reasoning. 

Space Mission Design and Operations – EPFLx – February 24, 2016

In this engineering course, you will learn from Claude Nicollier, one of the first ESA astronauts, and explore space, orbital mechanics and the concepts used in designing space missions.

Cyberwar, Surveillance and Security- AdelaideX – February 22, 2016 – Self Paced

How do we define the relationship between surveillance, privacy, and national security?  In this law course, you will learn about hacking, cyberwarfare, and discuss how the Internet has become a global surveillance device. 

Islamic Finance and Banking – IRTIx – February 23, 2016

From understanding Islamic norms, concerning profit and mutual corporations, this economics and finance course will introduce you to the basic models and principles of Islamic finance and how it differs from a conventional financial system. 

Global Health Case Studies from a Biosocial Perspective – HarvardX – February 23, 2016

As the number of health issues increases, the question still remains – why do people who have the same diseases end up with different outcomes? This health course will discuss how different factors like government, society, tradition and history shape our well-being and health.

Knowledge Management and Big Data in Business – HKPolyUx – February 23, 2016

Business innovation is rapidly growing and researchers predict that by 2020 the size of the digital universe will reach 40 zettabytes. In this business and management course, you will learn how to use different tools and techniques to organize, process and analyze knowledge and data. 

Networks, Crowds and Markets – CornellX – February 23, 2016

Every part of modern life is interwoven through vast complex networks. In this computer science course, you will gain knowledge and insight into the behavior and relationship between different types of networks including, social and financial.  

Introduction To Statistical Methods for Gene Mapping – KyotoUx – February 25, 2016

Statistics is essential to understanding large amounts of data produced when studying genetics.  In this data analysis and statistics course, you will learn about linkage disequilibrium mapping and how to identify genetic variants associated with common and complex genetic traits.

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