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OpenClassrooms Launches First MOOC-Based Bachelor Degree Recognized By French State

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You won’t have any excuse to skip class anymore. French startup OpenClassrooms is launching the first State-recognized bachelor degree in France that relies exclusively on MOOC. The startup partnered with IESA Multimédia to create this program.

There are three learning paths in engineering, design and digital marketing. Students will have to complete all the courses and required projects in order to get their degree. It’s the exact same degree that you would get at IESA, except that you won’t see any teacher. IESA is already working on 40 different MOOC for this program.

On average, it will take a year of hard work in order to complete all the classes. As always, it’s hard to stay motivated when you subscribed to a MOOC — that’s why every week, you will get to video-chat with a mentor.

There are many key advantages for this kind of degree. For IESA, it lets…

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