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 180+ 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 180+ 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 180+ 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. You will actively participate in the sessions by sharing your work with an engaged community and get feedback from your peers. All video content is pre-recorded and you maintain access to all Session materials 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 180+ 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 available on Android, Desktop, and iOS. Each subscription will share one profile for session progress (including Family and Duo subscriptions).
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 an engaging community and by receiving meaningful feedback on your work from peers.