Frequently asked questions
MasterClass is the streaming platform that makes it possible for anyone to watch or listen to hundreds of video lessons taught by 150+ of the world’s best.
Whether it be in business and leadership, photography, cooking, writing, acting, music, sports and more, MasterClass delivers a world class online learning experience. Video lessons are available anytime, anywhere on your smartphone, personal computer, Apple TV and FireTV streaming media players.
Membership includes access to an incredible catalog of 150+ classes taught by the world’s best on cooking, leadership, photography, writing and more.
Each class includes around 20 video lessons that are 10 minutes long on average, along with an in-depth workbook. You also get access to our smartphone and TV apps, offline lessons, our members only newsletter, and our dynamic community of members around the world.
With MasterClass, you can learn and be inspired anytime, anywhere, including your smartphone, personal computer, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, and Roku streaming media players. You can even download your favorite lessons and watch on the plane or listen during your commute in audio-only mode.*
*Audio mode is not available for all classes.
MasterClass offers 150+ classes across a variety of categories, including business and leadership, photography, cooking, writing, acting, music, sports and more. Every class has been designed to be accessible for people with little to no experience and advanced students alike. With new classes launching regulary, you can learn practical skills, ignite new passions, and get everyday wisdom.
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Pricing & Payment
The annual membership is $180 and provides unlimited access to all classes and new classes as they launch. All MasterClass memberships include access to our mobile and TV apps, high-definition videos, and downloadable class workbooks.
Depending on where you live, you may be charged taxes in addition to your annual membership price. If tax applies, you will see it stated separately on your emailed invoice. Tax rates are calculated based on your location or the billing information you provided at the time of purchase.
Should you have any additional questions about taxes you were charged, please view our Support Helpdesk article on taxes or contact us.
Our goal is to make sure that you have the best learning experience possible. If MasterClass isn’t for you, then follow the instructions here and we’ll offer a full refund within 30 days of the date you purchase your subscription.
If you don’t want to continue, you can cancel your membership renewal through your account page. Follow the prompts to cancel on the Settings page, and your membership will not renew. Please note that there aren’t refunds for partially unused membership periods.
If you have more questions, contact us. We’re happy to help!
Sessions by Masterclass is a new hands-on format by MasterClass where you can learn alongside the world’s best by working on projects and activities as part of a structured curriculum in just 30 days. You will actively participate in the sessions by sharing your work with an engaged community of your peers and getting feedback from trained Teaching Assistants.
While the curriculum will be structured for you to get from start to finish in 30 days, the content will be pre-recorded so you can maintain access to all Session materials and return to them anytime during your membership.
Yes, purchasing a MasterClass subscription provides you with unlimited access to all current sessions and classes, as well the new sessions and classes launched each month. Your annual membership unlocks a catalog of 150+ classes and sessions taught by the world’s best on cooking, leadership, photography, writing, and more.
With a MasterClass subscription,* you also get access to our smartphone and TV apps, offline lessons (for classes only), our members-only newsletter, and our community of members around the world.
*Sessions are only available on iOS and Web. Each subscription will share one profile for session progress (including Family and Duo subscriptions).
A sessions’ curriculum is designed to be completed in 30 days and is broken up into small, bite-sized activities with suggested due dates to help you stay accountable to your goals. However, you maintain access to the session curriculum and materials after the 30-day period for the remainder of your MasterClass subscription. See our Terms of Service for more information.
You can also continue to interact with your peers in the Sessions by MasterClass community after your 30 days are up. Finally, once you have completed the session, you can continue to learn from the hundreds of other classes offered on MasterClass.
Sessions are designed for people at all skill levels. Your instructor will walk you through a structured curriculum with step-by-step instructions, but will also challenge you to go beyond the session content by exploring your own creativity. You will be able to gain support and up-level your skills by participating in a community of your peers and by receiving meaningful feedback on your work from trained Teaching Assistants.