Logical and critical thinking

Course highlights

Improve your logical and critical thinking skills in this free online course. Identify common obstacles to effective thinking.
You’ll learn how to:

  • identify and avoid common thinking mistakes that lead to the formation of bad beliefs;
  • recognise, reconstruct and evaluate arguments;
  • use basic logical tools to analyse arguments;
  • and apply those tools in areas including science, moral theories and law.

Key facts

Provider University of Auckland
Course Type Interactive course
Level Advanced
Pre-requisites No experience needed
Availability Fixed classes. Regular start dates scheduled.
Certification/upgrades Free. Paid Certificate available.
Duration 8 weeks
Time Commitment

4hrs per week

Assessment Paced. May have assessable componant (eg quiz) for certificate option.
Platform FutureLearn
Registration required Will need to register with full name, email address & password.