The Auckland Online micro-credentials are designed for working professionals, who can continue their study and learn a coherent set of empirical skills for a short period part-time in fully online learning environment. The credential, as a complement to people’s existing qualifications and experience, provides people with skills, knowledge and expertise in a range of high-demand subject areas or capabilities.
All Auckland Online micro-credentials will be endorsed by relevant industries and recognized by leading employers in relevant sectors. And thus the micro-credentials could increase their holders’ competence in the job market. The programs are expected to launch in 2021.
Eight online master programs, ranging from arts, business, education, engineering to science, are also now available on AucklandOnline.
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University of Auckland is an university from Auckland, New Zealand in Oceania; and recently joined the Global MOOC Alliance as one of the 20 founding members.
(source: https://www.online.auckland.ac.nz/micro-credentials/; https://www.online.auckland.ac.nz/why-auckland-online/)