FICS to Offer its First MOOC

Created: Friday, 14 June 2013

The UP Open University, through the Faculty of Information and Communication Studies (FICS) is excited to announce the launch of its online platform for massive open online courses (MOOCs), Aral. 


The launch of Aral will be marked by the offering of its first ever MOOC “Introduction to Mobile Application Development Using Android Platform” which FICS developed in collaboration with SMART Communications Inc. 

The course aims to equip students with necessary skills and know-how to deploy android application for android phones and tablets.The course will start on July 1, 2013. Those interested in taking the course can sign up at The course is free of charge.