Method: courses.topics.create

Creates a topic.

This method returns the following error codes:

  • PERMISSION_DENIED if the requesting user is not permitted to access the requested course, create a topic in the requested course, or for access errors.
  • INVALID_ARGUMENT if the request is malformed.
  • NOT_FOUND if the requested course does not exist.

HTTP request


The URL uses gRPC Transcoding syntax.

Path parameters



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

Request body

The request body contains an instance of Topic.

Response body

If successful, the response body contains a newly created instance of Topic.

Authorization scopes

Requires the following OAuth scope:


For more information, see the Authorization guide.