Method: courses.update

Updates a course.

This method returns the following error codes:

  • PERMISSION_DENIED if the requesting user is not permitted to modify the requested course or for access errors.
  • NOT_FOUND if no course exists with the requested ID.
  • FAILED_PRECONDITION for the following request errors:
    • CourseNotModifiable

HTTP request


The URL uses gRPC Transcoding syntax.

Path parameters



Identifier of the course to update. This identifier can be either the Classroom-assigned identifier or an alias.

Request body

The request body contains an instance of Course.

Response body

If successful, the response body contains an instance of Course.

Authorization scopes

Requires the following OAuth scope:


For more information, see the Authorization guide.