Distance learning degrees on offer in the UK

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Distance learning degrees in the UK

Are you intrested in applying for a distance learning degree? Find out what courses are available to you in the UK by using ApplytoUni's exclusive distance learning guide below.

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Institution

Approach to course delivery

Distance learning courses

Fees 2012/2013

Anglia Ruskin University

All courses delivered via the internet with group tutorials and online lectures and other materials. You receive support from a dedicated tutor by telephone or online and can access your nearest university library through the SCONUL access scheme.

Separate website detailing the 46 distance learning courses currently available, including certificates, diplomas, BSc (Hons) and BA (Hons) and post-graduate qualifications (eg MSc, MA, MBA). Ranges of subjects in the areas of business, health, social science, science, law and psychology.

Info not available – contact the university for details.

Aston University

Advanced use of technology to deliver courses including virtual blackboards linked to PowerPoint presentations, virtual online discussions, tutorials and seminars, one-to-one support online when required.

25 years experience delivering distance learning degrees, which now include a postgraduate MBA programme, BEng (Hons) Professional Engineering, MSc courses in telecommunications and engineering, MSc in Islamic Banking and Finance and PhD courses in Languages and Translation Studies.

Tuition fees for online courses the same as campus-based courses - £9000 per year for UK students.

Bath Spa University

None available yet

None available yet

None available yet

Bath University

No info available.

Three distance learning MSc courses in Electrical Power Systems, Integrated Environmental Management, International Construction Management.

MSc full time £6000 per year, part-time, £3000 per year

Bedfordshire University

BREO Virtual Learning Environment which is accessibly by PC and mobile devices.

Small number of MSc courses available including Public Health MSc, Management Practice and Project Management

Distance learning and part-time students pay 50% of tuition fee of on-campus courses.

Birkbeck College, University of London

Part of the University of London International Programme

Some undergraduate degrees including BA in Philosophy and Law (LLB)

BA in Philosophy by distance learning costs £3900 per year

Birmingham City University

20 years experience in delivering some distance learning courses. Today’s courses are delivered through the Moodle virtual learning environment, online study materials and a reading list. Remote access is given to the university library and ebooks. Online seminars, tutorials and a discussion forum are complemented by one-to-one discussion with a dedicated tutor.

Offers 15 courses including English Linguistics MA, Social Media MA, Telecommunications MSc, Music Heritage MA, Online Journalism MA and Law (LLB Hons).

MA in English Linguistics costs £400 per 15 credit module and £1600 for the 60 credit dissertation

MA in Social Medial is £10,500 for 12 months full-time

Birmingham University

No info available.

BA Hons in Education, Education with History and Education with Sociology. Wide range of postgraduate degrees available by distance learning.

£9000 per year for UK full time equivalent, same as on-campus degrees.

Bolton University

Moodle based online teaching and learning system.

Online foundation degrees in Textiles, Clothing and Footwear. Some postgraduate courses including MSc in Regeneration and Sustainable Communities

On application to the University of Bolton.

Bournemouth university

Courses delivered entirely online with e-journals and e-resources, online course materials and even online submission of coursework and e-tests.

Small selection of undergraduate and postgraduate online courses in Business and Management and Media and Creative Industries, including BA (Hons) in International Business Management, MA in Screenwriting.

No information available.

Bradford University

No info available.

Small number of online MSc and MA courses including Applied Criminal Justice Studies.

£9000 per year pro rata for flexible courses.

Brighton University

Online learning with video demonstrations via You Tube.

Small number of postgraduate courses including Industrial Pharmaceutical Studies MSc.

No info available.

Bristol University

No info available.

No undergraduate degrees by distance learning. Some postgraduate courses.

No info available.

Brunel University

Offers access to your local university library through the SCONUL Access scheme. Operates a Virtual Learning Environment for all students, either distance learning or campus-based.

Limited number of postgraduate degree courses available with the option of distance learning including MSc in Engineering Management, Building Services, Advanced Manufacturing Systems, Engineering Management and Packaging Technology. MA in Youth and Community Studies.

All students £670 per 15 credit module

Buckingham University

None available yet.

 

 

Buckinghamshire New University

Limited provision of online or distance learning courses.

Two postgraduate programmes, one in Business Continuity, Security and Emergency Management, the other in Health Rehab and Exercise.

£3375 - £6750 per course

Cambridge University

No info available.

The Institute of Continuing Education runs several weekend, short courses and summer schools but the university offers no undergraduate courses by distance learning.

No info available.

Canterbury Christ Church University

None available yet

None available yet

None available yet

Central Lancashire University

No info available.

Astronomy BSc is available by distance learning over 6 years. You can also do a BSc in Business Computing and Information Systems and a Masters degree in Antiques or Games Design.

Astronomy BSc is £370 per module for UK students and £470 for EU/international. Antiques £500 per module for UK students.

Chester University

No info available.

Courses available in the Chester Centre for Work Related Studies providing higher education for people already in jobs.

No info available.

Chichester University

No info available.

MA in Education, TESOL and Theatre Collectives available by distance learning.

No info available.

City University, London

Limited online delivery of courses.

Limited number of courses, mainly continuing professional development, including a distance learning module for The Practice Nurse.

No info available.

Coventry University

Moodle-based virtual learning environment but some attendance at residential courses (3-4 days) required.

Several courses offered by the Centre for Peace and Reconciliation Studies at MA level, including Maritime Security and Peace building.

MA in Peace building is £7,500 for a one-year course. MA in Maritime Security is £9,000 for a one-year course.

Cumbria University

No info available.

No undergraduate courses but a large number of short courses offered as part of continuing professional development. Pioneer in blended learning with an online MBA in Leadership and Sustainability available worldwide.

No info available.

De Montfort University, Leicester

De Montfort has its own online learning environment to provide distance learning for postgraduate students combining their studies with full time or part time work. Some requirement for face-to-face interaction with online and telephone support.

No undergraduate distance learning courses but more opportunities for online courses at postgraduate level, including Business Intelligence Systems and Data Mining MSc, several specialised law modules, MSc in Climate Change and Sustainable Development, MSc in Clinical Pharmacy.

The Clinical Pharmacy MSc costs £4,600 per year for UK students and £11,700 for international students.

Derby University

Online learning materials with full support with expert online tutors. Support and personal attention a feature of all distance learning courses.

Distance learning undergraduate degrees in Business Studies, International Spa Management, Psychology and a number of postgraduate courses.

£9,720 per year for UK/EU students and £10,800 per year for Overseas.

Durham University

No info available.

Long established distance learning programme but relatively few courses available - MBA/MBA(Finance), MA Management and MA Marketing

No info available.

East Anglia University

No info available.

One course only – MRes in International Development

No info available.

East London University

UEL direct – a web portal specific to the University of East London. Everything can be done online from enrolment to fee payments to virtual learning and sending in coursework. UEL Plus is the virtual learning environment and the uni makes use of Moodle-based systems too.

Two undergraduate degrees available by distance learning – Early Childhood Studies (BA Hons) and Psychology (BSc Hons). Much broader selection of postgraduate courses to attain an MSc or MA.

£995 per module for UK/EU students.

Edge Hill University

Online study materials combined with regular tools for self-assessment so that you can monitor your own progress.

Small selection of postgraduate courses available for online learning including an MBA, part-time online MA in Education, MA in Civil Society Leadership, MSc in Sustainable Production.

£8,525 per year for the online MBA

Essex University

Start dates throughout the year, not just the start of the autumn term. Flexible learning with full tutor support.

Offers distance learning degrees in Business and Management, Business and Marketing and Criminology and Criminal Justice. You can also study for a foundation degree to help you get onto other full-time degree courses.

Full BA course is £17,640 for UK/EU students.

European Business School London

None available yet

None available yet

None available yet

Exeter University

ELE: the Exeter Learning Environment.

Continuing education courses and some postgraduate degrees.

Fees vary.

Gloucestershire University

No information available.

Small number of postgraduate courses available by distance learning.

Distance learning certificate costs £2215 for UK/EU students spread over 1 or 2 years.

Goldsmith’s University of London

Part of the University of London International Programme

Some undergraduate degrees including BA English, BSc Computing and Information Systems, BSc in Creative Computing and Law (LLB)

BSc in Creative Computing costs £4518

Greenwich University

OSCARS is the support service for distance learners. This enables students to borrow books, order photocopies etc.

Small number of postgraduate degrees available and continuing education courses.

£1,375 for 30 credits is paid by UK students doing a part-time course.

Hertfordshire University

No information available.

Part time undergraduate courses in computer science and information technology, part time LLB Law programme and some postgraduate courses by online and distance learning.

Fees vary.

Heythrop College, University of London

Part of the University of London International Programme

Certificate of Higher Education in Philosophy, Religion and Ethics

Certificate by distance learning costs £1637

Huddersfield University

Web based teaching and learning with individual tutorial support.

Small number of courses, mainly law, eg International Law and LLM. Also Accounting and Finance MA.

No info available.

Hull University

eBridge distance learning environment provides study modules and is combined with individual tutor support.

It’s possible to do a foundation degree by distance learning, replacing the traditional ‘day –release’ scheme for young people in employment. Various short courses and postgraduate degrees also available.

No info available.

Imperial College, London

None available yet.

None available yet

None available yet

Keele University

No information available.

A small number of postgraduate courses leading to PGCert, PGDip or MSc, predominantly within pharmacy and business.

Prescribing Studies MSc is £2150 for the 33 month course (UK students)

Kent University

No info available.

Large number of flexible and distance learning courses for postgraduates.

Postgraduate courses cost £4950 per year for UK students.

King’s College, London

Online learning is supplemented by attendance at a summer school.

A range of postgraduate courses that incorporate online study and face-to-face tuition; mainly dentistry and law-based courses.

Info not available.

Kingston University

Offers Studyspace, a bespoke online tool for learning that’s available to all students at Kingston.

Offers long-distance learning to students in South Korea, Iran and Chile. Some postgraduate courses for UK students via online learning.

Info not available.

Lancaster University

Has a dedicated Centre for Studies in Advanced Learning Technology and has offered distance learning for postgraduates since the late 1980s.

MA in Creative Writing is available by distance learning and you can also study for an MA in English Language or an MSc in Health Info not available. Sciences using online learning.

 

Leeds Metropolitan University

No information available.

Offers a BA in Business and Management Studies by distance learning that can be done over 2 years part time or as a year 3 top up course.

£8,500 per year for UK students.

Leeds University

Comprehensive library support.

Postgraduate courses across several faculties can be done through online learning, eg an MA in Deaf Education.

No info available.

Leicester University

Blackboard virtual learning environment, discussion with other students and tutors online, library support and full tutor support.

Experienced centre for distance learning offering a small number of BA courses – Archaeology, for example and a wider range of postgraduate qualifications.

Total course fee for a BA by distance learning is £16,770 for all students, UK, EU and international.

Lincoln University

No info available.

Some BA degrees available by distance learning including Business Management and Food Manufacture. Postgraduate courses also available.

No info available.

Liverpool Hope University

None available yet.

None available yet

None available yet

Liverpool Institute of the Performing Arts

None available yet.

None available yet

None available yet

Liverpool John Moores University

None available yet.

None available yet

None available yet

Liverpool University

Works in partnership with Laureate Online Education to deliver 20 different postgraduate courses.

No undergraduate degrees by distance learning but an extensive online postgraduate programme, eg MSc in Applied Psychology.

Need to request fee information.

London Metropolitan University

Online learning over 16 months with three weekend’s face-to-face teaching.

Postgraduate distance learning courses only in Maritime Law.

No info available.

London School of Economics

Part of the University of London International Programme

A range of 18 undergraduate degrees by distance learning including BSc Economics, BSc Management, BSc Sociology

BSc Sociology by distance learning costs £3807 per year

London South Bank University

Member of the SCONUL access scheme to enable distance learners to use other university libraries.

A small number of business and management degrees for postgraduates are available including International Business MSc and Management in Civil Society MSc.

International MSc in International Business costs £5430 for a 15 month full-time degree or a 3-year part-time degree.

London University – International Programmes

Established online courses and remote tutorial support.

More than 100 degree courses are available via distance learning and open to students all over the world. The oldest provider of distance learning courses in the UK.

See individual institutions for details

Loughborough University

Online and distance learning but also the opportunity to participate in projects with industry.

Part time distance learning courses available leading to Materials Science and Technology, Polymer Science MSc and Technology MSc Renewable Energy Systems Technology MSc and a handful of other postgraduate courses.

Materials Science MSc distance learning degrees cost £4,900 for UK students and £15,800 for international students.

Manchester Metropolitan University

Tailored interactive learning combined with a dedicated supervisor and facilities for online interaction with other students.

Small number of postgraduate courses available by distance learning with or without some attendance, including Exercise and Sport MSc, and Geographical Information MSc. Also Law (LLB)

Geographical Information Science MSc, which is all taught online costs £2375 for UK/EU students.

Manchester University

No info available.

Continuing professional development and postgraduate courses. Very wide range across many faculties.

Part time MSc is £2,400 for each 15 credits for UK/EU students.

Middlesex University

The university has its own virtual learning environment so that students can gain access to online materials.

MA in Professional Practice (Arts) is available by distance learning over 18 months. Law (LLB) is also available over 4-6 years as are an additional nine MSc courses.

The MA in Inclusive Education by distance learning costs £1980 for a 60 credit module.

Newcastle University

Online study that can be done from anywhere in the world.

Oncology and Palliative Care MSc

MSc (180 credits) costs £6480 for UK/EU students and £14,940 for international students

Northampton University

No info available.

Offers a range of certificates, diplomas and top-up undergraduate degree qualifications. Small  number of full degree courses available by distance learning, including Business and Management BA and Wastes Management BSc.

£600 per 20 credits for UK/EU students (BSc is 360 credits)

Northumbria University

Long-established distance learning programmes and an innovator in online learning with a large number of online webcasts.

Major provider of distance learning courses at undergraduate and postgraduate level across key areas, including arts, business, engineering, humanities and law.

Law (LLB) costs £4,150 for a four year distance learning course.

Nottingham Trent University

Established virtual learning environment – NOW – providing online learning.

Limited number of courses – law (LLB Hons) and some postgraduate courses available via distance learning.

Law (LLB) costs £1400 per module when done using flexible learning.

Nottingham University

Audio-visual, written and interactive materials. There are also opportunities for online discussion and collaborative projects with tutors and other students.

Extensive postgraduate programme with courses available part time and by distance learning. 15% of all doctoral students study at a distance.

Brewing Science MSc by distance learning costs £16,570 for UK/EU students.

Oxford Brookes University

Has been involved with the Oxfordshire E-learning project since 2001, which develops and evaluates online teaching and learning.

Provides around 200 distance learning courses but these are not all complete degrees.

No info available.

Oxford University

All courses are presented online through the Department for Continuing Education, with tutor support. Interaction in forums is encouraged.

Short courses, longer qualification courses and professional development courses available online. No undergraduate courses but short courses are accredited and count towards a higher degree or OU degree.

Vary from £210 for a short, 10-week part-time course to £2500 for a full year Advanced Diploma.

Plymouth University

Favours blended learning – some study online combined with demonstrations, tutorials and practical sessions on campus.

Established the Hydrographic Academy, which facilitates distance learning via online materials for students away on survey vessels and oil rigs. Some postgraduate courses available online and the number of courses is expanding.

No info available

 Portsmouth University

Moodle based online learning environment.

Offers a large selection of undergraduate programmes by distance and online learning including Computing, Criminal Justice Studies, Engineering and Social History.

A distance learning BSc in Crime and Criminology costs £3,000 per year for UK students, assuming part time study. The dissertation year is £1,500.

Queen Mary, University of London

Full virtual learning environment with virtual lectures, discussion and message boards, online tutorials, lecture notes and coursework. Lab work can also be completed remotely.

Various MSc courses available via distance learning including Computing and Information Systems, Digital Music Processing, Telecommunications Systems and various law courses.

No info available.

Reading University

Virtual learning environment with some lectures supplied on a complimentary ipod.

Some taught postgraduate courses available by distance learning, several in the finance department.

No info available.

Roehampton University

No info available.

Small number of postgraduate courses including Historical Research MA, Children’s Literature MA, Clinical Nutrition MSc,

The Children’s Literature MA can be done over four to six years and costs £4200 for EU/UK students.

Royal Holloway, University of London

Part of the University of London International Programme

Four Business degrees at undergraduate level are available by distance learning

BSc in Business Administration costs £4165 per year

Salford University

Downloadable programme materials and direct interaction online and by email and phone with tutors.

Several schools offer postgraduate courses by distance learning including the School of the Built Environment.

MA in Terrorism and Security is £833 per 30 credits.

Sheffield Hallam University

Online induction package for skill preparation and an online portal – Blackboard – delivers online materials and communication with tutors and other students.

A range of postgraduate medical qualifications – MSc Radiotherapy and Oncology, MSc Supportive and Palliative Care and business degrees such as the MSc in Leadership and Management.

MSc courses are £1530 per year for distance learners.

Sheffield University

Offers distance learning in conjunction with the Worldwide University Network.

Reasonable selection of postgraduate courses in the Education Department, such as Early Childhood Education (MA) and Health Informatics (MSc).

No information available.

Southampton Solent University

No info available.

Some postgraduate degrees available by distance learning, including MSC Business Information Technology, MA Fashion Photography and MA Creative Advertising.

No info available.

Southampton University

No information available.

Some courses available such as Law (LLM) and MSc Gerontology.

No information available.

Staffordshire University

Blackboard online virtual learning environment gives access to course materials, discussion boards, tutorials, interaction with tutors and fellow students.

Large range of short courses and postgraduate courses in the faculties of Science, Health Sciences, Business, Arts, Media and Design and Computing, Engineering and Technology.

MSc in Ecology and Conservation is £4000 for UK students (full-time, one-year)

Sunderland University

Online learning but some attendance at campus at weekends is required.

Small number of undergraduate degrees available by distance and flexible learning, including BA (Hons) in Applied Management.

No information available.

Surrey University

The university has its own Distance Learners' Information Service (DiLIS)

Several postgraduate courses and the BA (Hons) in Theatre Conversion have a distance learning component through DiLIS.

No information available.

Sussex University

None available yet.

None available yet.

None available yet.

Teeside University

Online structured learning materials with tutor support and regular interaction with other students.

Small number of postgraduate courses available by distance learning, including Evidence-based Medicine (Anaesthesia) MSc.

No info available.

Warwick University

No information available.

Offers the popular Warwick MBA by distance learning but no undergraduate degrees.

No information available.

West London University

None available yet.

None available yet.

None available yet.

West of England University Bristol

Blackboard virtual learning environment with online presentations and videos plus real-time discussion sessions and tutor support.

Some postgraduate courses such as Real Estate Management (MSc).

No information available.

Westminster University

No information available.

Offers a foundation degree in Science by distance learning.

No information available.

Winchester University

No info available.

Some business management and theology postgraduate courses available by flexible or distance learning.

No info available.

Wolverhampton University

No info available.

Single postgraduate course – Military History MA – by distance learning.

£3,250 per year part time/distance learning.

Worcester University

No info available.

Applied Sports Science MSc available by distance learning.

No info available.

York St John University

Delivers online courses in conjunction with Robert Kenney College and the University of Cumbria.

Mostly postgraduate courses such as the MA in International Studies, MA in English Language and Linguistics.

No info available.

York University

The university has its own virtual learning environment with all materials delivered online.

Postgraduate degrees online, including MSc in Economic Evaluation for Health Technology Assessment, plus short courses within the Centre for Lifelong Learning.

No info available.


Welsh universities distance learning courses

Institution

Approach to course delivery

Distance learning courses

Fees 2013/2014

Aberystwyth University

No info available.

Some flexible learning available for mainly postgraduate courses in the Departments of Law and Criminology and Information Studies.

No info available.

Bangor University

Limited distance learning courses available with few opportunities for online learning.

Postgraduate distance learning programs that lead to MSc qualifications in forestry. Part-time distance learning for short courses, including Welsh for adults and Writing with Intent

20 credit module for UK students - £724

20 credit module for overseas students - £1507

Dissertation fee £1300 (UK) and £3670 (overseas)

Additional costs for summer school.

Cardiff Metropolitan University

Online MBA course available only to international students based in India.

Online MBA degree in conjunction with Plant EDU, an online education provider in India.

No info available.

Cardiff University

Limited online delivery of courses.

Limited number of postgraduate courses, eg. MSc in Occupational Health

MSc course £3200.00 UK and EU students part time.

Glamorgan, Cardiff and Pontypridd University

Printed course material and then liaison with tutor via email, phone and internet.

Small number of BSc courses related to nursing such as Cancer Care, Managing Pain and Care of the Older Person. Postgraduate courses such as MSc in Sustainable Business Risk Management.

£115 per 10 credits for UK students.

Glyndwr University

Moodle-based online teaching and learning system.

Small number of MSc degrees is available for part-time and online learning or purely by distance learning including Psychology, an MBA.

Info not available.

Swansea Metropolitan

None available yet

None available yet

None available yet

Swansea University

Specific provision for distance learning through Distance and Lifelong Learners at Swansea (DALLAS).

Some part-time and distance learning programmes but not at undergraduate level.

No info available.

University of Wales Trinity Saint David

Virtual learning environment that uses Moodle. Flexible time scales for degrees – a PhD can be done in between 4 and 9 years.

Wide range of postgraduate courses by distance learning across the humanities, arts and social sciences and education.

Full time postgraduate course costs £3615 per year for UK students.

University of Wales, Newport

No information available.

Two courses only available by distance online learning; Landmarks in the History of the Labour Movement and Political Thought and Popular Protest.

No information available.


Scottish universities distance learning courses

Institution

Approach to course delivery

Distance learning courses

Fees 2013/2014

Aberdeen

University

Offers flexible learning with lectures and tutorials delivered on campus but also via video conferencing and audio to centres elsewhere in Scotland. Some online courses available worldwide.

Wide range of courses available for part-time and distance learning at the Centre for Lifelong Learning, including archaeology, arts and social sciences, religious studies and some flexible online science courses (you may need to attend a weekend practical course).

On campus:

 £165 per 15 credits for UK students

£1025 - £1320  per 15 credits for overseas students

Online courses:

£165 per 15 credits for UK students

£510 - £660  per 15 credits for overseas students

Abertay Dundee University

None available yet

None available yet

None available yet

Dundee

University

All courses are modular and linked to the Credit Accumulation and Transfer system. Electronic study guides backed up by conferencing, online and telephone support and a distance learning forum.

Comprehensive distance learning department offering mainly postgraduate courses but some undergraduate, eg Scottish History and Community Education.

No info available.

Edinburgh

University

Online learning via the virtual learning environment with tutor support via email, phone and online.

Large number of postgraduate qualifications across the Humanities and Social Sciences, Medicine and Veterinary Medicine and Science and Engineering.

£6,050 per year or pro rata.

Edinburgh - Queen Margaret University

WebCT for online discussion boards, email and telephone contact with a tutor, online materials for distance learning.

Small number of courses available by distance learning, including MSc in Podiatry. No undergraduate courses available.

UK - part-time: £430 per 15 credit module

UK - part-time, dissertation: £850
International - part-time:£430 per 15 credit module

International - part-time dissertation: £850

Edinburgh Napier University

Moodle-based online teaching and learning system.

Range of postgraduate courses available through flexible and online learning including MSc level Advanced Security and Digital, Forensics, Architectural Technology, Conservation and Management of Protected Areas

UK students pay £570 per 20 credits and £350 for a 60 credit dissertation. Overseas students pay £1550 per 20 credits and £1080 for the dissertation.

Glasgow Caledonian University

No information available.

Limited number of MSc courses including Risk Management, Construction Management and International Project Management.

Construction Management MSc costs £4000 per year for UK students.

Glasgow University

No information available.

Postgraduate distance learning programmes include Behavioural Sleep Medicine, Creating Writing and Medical Law.

No information available.

Herriot-Watt University, Edinburgh

The university has its own virtual learning environment with course materials, guides on how to complete coursework and regular online and telephone contact with a tutor.

Around 20 postgraduate distance learning courses available, including Macs in Civil Engineering, Quantity Surveying and Urban and Regional Planning.

MSc courses by distance learning cost £4,610 per year full time for UK students; £2,490 per year for part time study.

Highlands and Islands University

Distance learning via the university’s virtual learning environment in conjunction with the University of Aberdeen.

Few postgraduate courses such as Gaelic with education (MA Hons).

£215 per 20 credit module for students from Scotland or EU.  £7,740 per year full time and pro rata for other UK students.

Robert Gordon University

The university has its own virtual learning environment – Campus Moodle. Online resources are available as webpages, videos and power points, assignments are submitted electronically and online discussion groups help students interact.

BA (Hons) in Social Work is available by distance learning. A range of postgraduate qualifications are also available, including MBA degrees and law (LLM).

MSc in Design Management costs £1,384 per year (2 year course) plus £922 dissertation fee.

St Andrews

University

No information available.

E-learning undergraduate certificate in sustainable aquaculture available by distance learning. Several postgraduate degrees also by distance learning.

No information available.

Stirling University

No information available.

Several postgraduate courses available by distance learning online such as an MBA in Retailing.

No information available.

Strathclyde

University

Well organised virtual learning environment, online discussions with video links, full tutor support. Start date in April as well as October.

Several postgraduate courses available by distance learning including MSc in Operational Research.

 

MSc is £11,500 for the whole course, spread over several years with three main stages.

West of Scotland University

Fully supported distance learning programmes with support available all year round.

Some undergraduate courses available – BSc Interprofessional Studies, BSc Nursing Studies, BSc Gerontology. All usually done by people in work.

No information available.


Universities in Northern Ireland – distance learning courses

Institution

Approach to course delivery

Distance learning courses

Fees 2013/2014

Queens University Belfast

The Pharmacy School has its own dedicated distance learning centre.

Part-time online continuing education courses for pharmacists.

No info available.

University of Ulster

Offers online masters courses that are taken up by students in over 50 countries. Online tutor support.

Some postgraduate courses available by distance learning across several faculties, eg. Museum Practice and Management, Food Regulatory Affairs at Masters level.

£21.60 per credit point.

 

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