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MasterClass logo
MasterClass

Education Company

8.0
10
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Udemy

Course Marketplace

9.0
10
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MasterClass vs. Udemy - complete comparison

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Description
MasterClass logoMasterClass

Masterclass is an online learning concept with a unique concept: They work together with celebrities from various fields, letting the celebrities teach an online course about their knowledge. These celebrities include people of the likes of Stephen Curry, George W. Bush, Martin Scorsese and many more incredible well-known people. In total, there are more than 150 classes taught on topics such as arts, business, cooking, sports, and more.

Udemy logoUdemy

Udemy is one of the largest online course marketplaces worldwide, with more than 200,000 courses from thousands of expert instructors worldwide. Courses on Udemy span a broad variety of topics, and are taken by tens of millions of students every year.

Types of courses
MasterClass logoMasterClass
Udemy logoUdemy
INDIVIDUAL LEARNING

Udemy courses

Self-paced courses for individual learning and skill development.

$10 - $100 USDIncluded in subscription
Self-paced
Subscription plans
MasterClass logoMasterClass
PERSONAL

Masterclass membership

Get access to the full Masterclass course catalog of more than 180 classes.

$12 - 25 USD per month
Udemy logoUdemy
PERSONAL

Udemy Personal Plan

Access to a library of 11,000 high-quality courses from the Udemy marketplace.

$20 - 30 USD per month
Pros & cons
MasterClass logoMasterClass
    Pros
  • Learn from world-renowned experts
  • High production value
  • Wide range of topics
  • Cons
  • Lack of deep, in-depth courses
  • No interaction with the instructors
Udemy logoUdemy
    Pros
  • Wide range of courses
  • Expert instructors
  • Lifetime access to courses
  • Huge course library
  • Cons
  • Quality of courses can vary
  • No guaranteed support from teachers

General information

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Type
Education CompanyCourse Marketplace
Number of courses
180+210000+
Popularity

Popular

Very popular

Available categories
Arts & CraftsBusiness StrategyCreativityEntrepreneurshipSports
3D & AnimationAccounting & BookkeepingAffiliate MarketingAppleArchitectural DesignArts & CraftsBeauty & MakeupBrandingBusiness Analytics & IntelligenceBusiness Law
Available languages
English
EnglishMandarin ChineseHindiSpanishArabicFrenchRussianPortugueseGermanTurkish

Evaluation

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Full score
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Individual scores
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Course catalog
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Affordability
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Career value
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Customer support
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Usability
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Features

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Support options
  • Email
  • Phone
  • Chat
  • Community
  • Knowledge base
  • Learning support
  • Career support
  • Email
  • Phone
  • Chat
  • Community
  • Knowledge base
  • Learning support
  • Career support
Available apps
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Ios
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Android
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Roku
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Ios
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Android

Company

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Company name
MasterClass Inc.Udemy, Inc.
Company size

Medium

Large

Founded in
20152010
Headquarters

United States

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United States

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Founders
David Rogier, Aaron RasmussenEren Bali, Gagan Biyani, Oktay Caglar
External reviews
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App Store
4.9121900 reviews
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Play Store
4.620000 reviews
ios logo
Trustpilot
2.1825 reviews
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App Store
4.775900 reviews
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Play Store
4.6432000 reviews
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Trustpilot
2.01206 reviews

Our opinion

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Summary
MasterClass logoMasterClass

MasterClass has amongst the highest production quality of all online learning platforms. We like their concept of creating courses with world-renowned experts in their respective fields and combining this with awesome production value. With this high quality bar, it's clear why MasterClass doesn't have the most extensive course catalog. They focus on quality over quantity and offer courses on all kinds of topics, both career-related and recreational. Overall, we recommend MasterClass for students that enjoy watching courses from their favorite athletes, musicians and chefs and that appreciate the amount of effort MasterClass puts into producing these classes. Students looking for courses to advance their career might find a better offering elsewhere.

Udemy logoUdemy

Udemy is one of the most well-known online course marketplaces, and for a good reason. With their massive course catalog and offerings in many of the world's most spoken languages, chances are that you will find what you're looking for on Udemy. Even though nearly anyone can start uploading their courses to Udemy, the review system makes allows you to spot great courses super easily. We particularly like the great value that Udemy courses provide, giving you the best bang for your buck and making it the #1 most popular online learning platform worldwide.

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