Practical Way to Create 'MOOC Degrees and Diplomas'

17 Pages Posted: 7 Jan 2014 Last revised: 24 May 2016

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Rupert Macey-Dare

University of Oxford - Saint Cross College; Middle Temple; Minerva Chambers

Date Written: January 7, 2014


This paper proposes a simple practical way to create “MOOC Degrees and Diplomas,” which could in principal allow all capable students across the world - including the very poorest, to achieve top-quality university degree-level education and top-quality university degree-level employment signals, opportunities and benefits for themselves and their home communities.

Keywords: MOOC

JEL Classification: I20, I21, O20, O29

Suggested Citation

Macey-Dare, Rupert, Practical Way to Create 'MOOC Degrees and Diplomas' (January 7, 2014). Available at SSRN: or

Rupert Macey-Dare (Contact Author)

University of Oxford - Saint Cross College ( email )

Saint Giles
United Kingdom

Middle Temple

Middle Temple Lane
London, EC4Y 9AT
United Kingdom

Minerva Chambers

United Kingdom

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