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Top 25 online courses in Bangladesh – August 2021

The government of Bangladesh has big plans for digital and e-learning, wanting it to form a central part of the education system for years to come. Explore the most popular online courses right now in Bangladesh.


The government of Bangladesh has big plans for digital and e-learning. It’s going to form a central part of the education system for years to come.

What’s more, it’s already a popular way of learning in the country. Taking an online course can help develop skills and knowledge that can benefit your personal and professional life. With that in mind, here are the top 25 online courses in Bangladesh at the moment.

1. Genomic Technologies in Clinical Diagnostics: Next Generation Sequencing 

With this course from St. George’s University of London, you can learn about new and established genomic sequencing technologies, and how to apply them in clinical practice. This course is most suitable for those already studying genetics at postgraduate level, and you’ll get the most out of this course when studying alongside our Genomic Technologies in Clinical Diagnostics: Molecular Techniques course.

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2. Learning Online: Researching Your Project 

Are you a university student wanting to succeed in your research projects? Improve your online research skills and your ability to critically analyse sources of information in this course about learning online by the University of Leeds. In this course, you’ll explore the rich and diverse range of information available to you online, how to use search tools effectively, and the ways in which you can begin to assess information.

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3. Modern Building Design

If you have a passion for design or architecture, this might be an interesting course for you to try. Created by the University of Bath, this course will teach you how climate change, technology and regulation are changing modern building design and professional practice in construction. You’ll explore these trends and discover how higher education and the construction industry can address modern building design.

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4. Innovation: the Fashion Industry

If you’re interested in studying fashion at university but want to see what it’s like first, this might be the course for you. You’ll start by looking at how Marks & Spencer continues to drive innovation to bring consumers new and better products. Next, you’ll consider your own clothing and its innovation story, research how a favourite item of clothing is the result of innovative developments in the industry and share your findings with other learners.

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5. Nutrition and Wellbeing

In this course by the University of Aberdeen, you’ll start to demystify the complex and conflicting messages we hear about nutrition, health, and lifestyle in the news and media in general. If nutrition is important to you, this course will help you understand the scientific basis of human nutrition. You’ll then be able to walk away feeling more knowledgeable and confident about how nutrition affects your personal wellbeing. 

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6. Sustainable Development in Humanitarian Action

Have you ever thought about getting involved in humanitarian work? Or perhaps, you already are, and you want your organisation to hold themselves accountable for their decisions. In this course, you’ll discover the principles and practices of sustainable development, and how to bring them to life in humanitarian organisations. You’ll be thinking about the three dimensions of sustainable development: economic efficiency, social equity and environmental preservation.

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7. Learning Online: Managing Your Online Identity

As the internet and social media continue to grow, it can be hard to manage your online identity. In this course you’ll consider your online presence; you’ll discover how what we say and do online can have major implications for our real lives, and those of others. You’ll also learn how you can enhance your online identity using social media tools. If you’re interested in boosting your online presence, this is the course for you.

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8. Discovering Science: Science Writing

If you are working in the field of science and would like to practice and improve your science writing skills, this CPD-certified course will help you to succeed. You’ll learn about different types of science writing, discover how to gather accurate information and relevant opinions, and learn how to conduct a successful interview. Which scientific discoveries will you choose to write about? 

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9. Introduction to Applied Linguistics and TESOL

This online course introduces the field of applied linguistics and how it relates to disciplines including linguistics and language teaching. You’ll explore real-world examples of applied linguistics, such as forensic linguistics, language assessment. In addition, you’ll look at the field’s impact on important issues – for example, reducing gender bias in language use and simplifying legal language.

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10. Supply Chain Innovation: How Technology Can Create a Sustainable Future

Are you interested in how technology can lead the way to a more sustainable future? In this course by the University of Twente, you’ll understand how new technologies can make supply chains more sustainable and learn how to deal with today’s trends. You’ll also learn how to design supply chains that meet future economic, environmental and social needs.  

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11. Exploring Cancer Medicines

Cancer is a deadly disease in every country, Bangladesh included. However, medicines continue to progress and offer solutions for cancer patients globally. If you’re interested in being a science writer, this course will help you explore the way science is communicated to the general public and let you research the use and development of cancer medicines.

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12. Understanding Public Financial Management: How Is Your Money Spent?

How do governments acquire and spend public money? Take a fresh look at public financial management with this free online course by SOAS. You’ll be provided with the knowledge and skills to understand and evaluate financial resource management across the public sector, wherever you are in the world.

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13. Improving the Health of Women, Children and Adolescents: from Evidence to Action

If you want to make a difference to people’s lives and learn how to take an active approach to improving health, this course could be for you. You’ll learn from the world’s leading experts with direct experience improving the health of women, children and adolescents across the globe, and go on a journey where you’ll investigate the latest research and evidence in the field.

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14. Starting a Business 3: Customers and Competitors

In our series on starting a business from the University of Leeds, you’ll learn all of the tools that will enable you to start a successful business of your own. This course is the third in the series and will teach you to recognise and understand your target market. Understanding and reaching your customers is essential for any business, so if you’re starting out, this is the course for you.

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15. Global Health and Disability

If you’re passionate about raising awareness of health and disability across the globe, this course is perfect for you. You’ll learn about the ways people with disabilities can be overlooked in the international development context, discuss barriers to accessing essential health and wellbeing services, and learn about what we can do to make sure no one is left behind.

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16. Environmental Challenges: Justice in Natural Resource Management

It is part of our human nature to think about equality and consider fairness as something that we do naturally. However, in practical terms, equality is hard to achieve. This course explores three aspects of justice and applies these to environmental issues surrounding natural resource management around the world. How do we ensure that the difficult decisions about the management of natural resources are just and fair for all? 

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17. Diabetic Eye Disease: Building Capacity To Prevent Blindness

Research has shown that one in four patients with diabetes in Bangladesh might lose their eyesight due to diabetes retinopathy. This course will help you to understand this diabetes challenge and how health professionals can work with people with diabetes to reduce the risk of vision loss and blindness.  

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18. Starting a Business 6: Funding Your Business

There are so many different components to think about when you start a business, and funding is an extremely important part of starting one successfully. This course will help you find out which source of funding is most suitable for your business idea and then help you to fund any business expansion. If there was ever a time to make your dream a reality, it’s now. 

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19. Global Blindness: Planning and Managing Eye Care Services

Blindness and visual impairment may not be an issue you hear about all the time, but it actually affects around 285 million people worldwide. As much as 75% of this blindness is avoidable, so it’s important that we improve our understanding of global blindness. In this course, you’ll learn the key facts on the topic and discuss global initiatives to address eye care.

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20. Discovering Science: Medicinal Chemistry

What role does chemistry play in healthcare and our ability to diagnose and treat patients? Discover how chemotherapy has evolved, and some of the breakthroughs and developments chemists have made in the fight against cancer over the last 10 years in this CPD-certified course.

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21. Innovation: the World’s Greatest

Innovation is an essential part of life, and necessary for society to develop. In this course, you’ll understand what innovation means and consider the history and developments of innovations that are important in our daily lives. You’ll consider the development of an innovation that you are particularly interested in, and, through a short project, produce and share with other learners your interpretation of its history.

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22. Learning Online: Communicating and Collaborating

With the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, many of us globally had to adjust to learning online, whether that was for work, university, or something else. Learning online is different to learning in the classroom as it requires a different set of skills. In this course, you’ll become an effective online learner and develop your online communication skills when working with others. 

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23. Starting a Business 4: Business Processes

It’s clear that our series on starting a business has proven popular in Bangladesh, with another course from the series appearing in the top 25. In this course, you’ll gain an understanding of how business works and performance can be improved so that you can take your business forward and manage growth. Whether you have an idea for a future venture or you already have a side-line business whilst studying at university, this course covers efficient business processes to improve productivity. 

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24. Integrated Healthcare for Children with Developmental Disabilities

Discover how to improve the health and wellbeing of children with developmental disabilities with this 3-week course. You’ll learn how to improve healthcare provisions for vulnerable groups by working closely with families, education providers and social care services. If you’re passionate about ensuring that vulnerable groups of people have access to healthcare, you’ll find this course very rewarding.

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25. Developing Your Research Project

If you want to harness your curiosity and develop your research skills like a true scholar, this course will help you on your journey. Intended for those undertaking a research project such as the Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) or the International Baccalaureate Extended Essay, this course will help you make the most out of any research project you’re exploring. 

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