Udemy is an online learning platform aimed at professional adults and students. Since May 2010, the platform has more than 50 million students and 57,000 instructors teaching courses in over 65 languages. This article is all about how to buy a course on Udemy in Pakistan. Read on!
As of January 2020, there have been over 295 million course enrollments. Students and instructors come from 190+ countries and more than 65% of the customer-base is located outside US.
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Students take courses largely as a means of improving job-related skills. Some courses generate credit toward technical certification. Udemy has made a special effort to attract corporate trainers seeking to create coursework for employees of their company.
As of 2020, there are more than 150,000 courses on the website. Initially build around the concept of a live virtual classroom, teaching hours surpass a daily tally of more 1000 hours.
As the stats show, Udemy isn’t joking around. Education is neat, instructors are qualified and students can master a chosen field on the cheaper!
For Pakistan, there have been a lot of issues pertaining to course payment before enrolment. In the period 2016-19, scammers concealed bank information of many account holders (in Pakistan) who used their Debit Cards online. For security reasons, State Bank of Pakistan and concerned Banks have put a barrier to guard clients.
Whoever wants to carry out an International or Online Transaction must get prior access approved by calling a bank’s online helpline.
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Currently, you shouldn’t have any issues with paying for a Udemy course curriculum. The following banks and their category-based debit/credit cards can be used to buy a course:
- HBL: Visa/Master Debit/Credit Cards; UnionPay not yet confirmed.
- Bank Al-Habib: Visa/Master Debit/Credit Cards.
- Standard Chartered: All Cards applicable for any online transaction.
- UBL: UBL Wiz Card applicable for Udemy transactions
- Askari Bank Limited: Visa/Master Debit/Credit Cards all applicable for Udemy transactions
The process for buying a Udemy course is synonymous with the platform’s current enrolment packages. For instance, consider the following tray of available courses:
How to buy one of these?
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Let’s say a student selects the following course for digital marketing:
Let’s consider this student to be you.
You want to buy this course, right? Click on the red button that says Add to cart. Proceed to the redirected page for filling up required financial information.
If you have an account in one of the banks we’ve mentioned above, you’ll be able to buy the course instantly.
How to confirm your payment methods on Udemy?
To see the payment methods that are available to you when you wish to purchase a course, please follow the steps below:
- After you find the course you wish to enroll in, click Buy Now on the course landing page
- You will be directed to the Checkout page, which will feature the various payment methods that are available to you (not including our mobile app payment options – please see below).
Since PayPal is not yet operational in Pakistan, the first option is the obvious selection. Before this step, make sure you’ve called your bank’s helpline for activating your debit/card for international transactions.
Just fill in your card details in the options provided, then proceed to confirm your order. Udemy will notify you via email that your transaction is complete. As an attachment, the online platform sends you an electronic invoice for evidence of proof that the payment was successfully made.
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Depending on your location and what country your Udemy account is registered in, your payment methods may include the following:
International Credit And Debit Cards: Udemy accepts most major international credit and debit cards like Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover.
PayPal is a supported method of payment for Udemy courses in most countries.
Cash Payments and Bank Transfers may be an option for students in several different Latin American nations, as well as some countries in Europe and Asia.
Apple App Store and Google Play: you can also purchase courses using our mobile app, which uses Apple’s or Google Play’s payment system depending on your device, often in your local currency. Since the mobile apps use Apple’s and Google’s payment systems, additional payment options may be available.
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