3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing, Short Course | Part time online | Coursera | United States
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Turn Your Ideas into Objects with 3D Printing. Obtain a rich understanding of what 3D printing is and how 3D printers work and develop skills in 3D Modeling with this 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing course offered by Coursera in partnership with University of Illinois. 

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Consider how this new technology is being used by both firms and individuals with revolutionary potential; acquire a set of tangible skills that will allow you to design, prototype, manufacture, and share (or sell) physical objects.

This 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing course offered by Coursera in partnership with University of Illinois will introduce you to the magic of 3D printing. Through a series of four cohesive courses and a hands-on capstone experience, you will acquire the knowledge and skills to turn your ideas into objects and your objects into ideas. This course brings together a unique mix of academics and industry through partnerships with Ultimaker, a leading desktop 3D Printer manufacturer, and Autodesk, the leader in 3D modeling software.

Applied Learning Project

The capstone project will enable you to turn an idea into an object using the knowledge and skills acquired through this specialization. Specifically, you will be guided through a step-by-step process in which you imagine, design, make, and share a 3D printed object. 

Skills You Will Gain:

  • 3D Modeling
  • 3D Printing
  • Fusion360
  • Prototyping
  • Tinkercad

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The 3D Printing Revolution
  • 3D Printing Applications
  • 3D Printing Software
  • 3D Printing Hardware
  • 3D Printing Capstone

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 2 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.





Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Beginner level

  • Ideal for those wanting to get started with 3D printing and understand its revolutionary potential to disrupt our economy.

Tuition Fee

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Coursera provides financial aid to learners who cannot afford the fee. Apply for it by clicking on the Financial Aid link beneath the "Enroll" button on the left. You'll be prompted to complete an application and will be notified if you are approved. You'll need to complete this step for each course in the Specialization, including the Capstone Project.

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