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Masterclass Review

There's a lot of online learning platforms around today, and sometimes choosing which one is right for you can be quite a challenge. That's why we've put together a short series of reviews of some of our top picks. Here's our thoughts on Masterclass.


Positioned differently to the other platforms we’ve covered, Masterclass is a streaming service with hundreds of video lessons across a range of topics, taught by some of the most recognisable instructors around.

For an annual subscription of $180, the Masterclass platform allows you access to all of the classes on offer, across topics such as Arts & Entertainment, Writing, Design & Style, Business, Music, and Food. Masterclass boasts an impressive roster of instructors including Timabaland, Gordon Ramsay, Steph Curry, Natalie Portman, and Martin Scorsese.

Each class includes around twenty x 10 minute video lessons, with an accompanying workbook. As well as being available via your web browser, Masterclass is also available through its smartphone and TV apps.

If you’re looking for inspirational instructors, Masterclass could be the platform for you.

Course topics:

  • Food

  • Arts & Entertainment

  • Home & Lifestyle

  • Writing

  • Sports & Gaming

  • Design & Style

  • Business

  • Music

  • Science & Tech

  • Community & Governance

  • Wellness

Top courses:

Tony Hawk Teaches Skateboarding

Neil deGrasse Tyson Teaches Scientific Thinking and Communication

Chris Voss Teaches the Art of Negotiation

Bob Iger Teaches Business Strategy and Leadership

Timbaland Teaches Producing and Beatmaking

Natalie Portman Teaches Acting

Masterclass for Business:

For organisations looking to support both personal and professional development by investing in the whole employee, Masterclass could be a key initiative to bring to your employees. The quality of the instructors will give an employer confidence in the service they’re offering to employees, and the ease of access and roster of instructors should ensure engagement from your employees.

Final thoughts:

Masterclass brings something fresh to the table. It’s subscription model opens up all the topics to users, and the level of instructors is incredible. If you’re looking to take the next step in your career, Masterclass may not have the specific course for you, but… if you’re looking to excel in a passion project or hobby, this one’s for you.

The platform makes it very easy to consume the content... and it is great content!

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