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Top 10 UK Universities for Distance Learning


Top 10 UK Universities for Distance Learning

Top 10 UK Universities for Distance Learning

Top 10 UK Universities for Distance Learning


Top 10 UK Universities for Distance Learning

Top 10 UK Universities for Distance Learning

If you want to specialize yourself, improve your qualification and boost your work opportunities, but you cannot afford to put your life on hold, interrupt your job or be away from your family, then distance learning is the solution for you.

The advantages of British education and distance learning

British education is known around the world for its high quality and many people dream about graduating from an UK university. Nowadays this dream is much easier to fulfil than you may think.


Distance education is the solution to the stringent need for education of those who cannot commit to classical student life, so lets have a look at 10 top Universities that could help you get ahead in your career. These Universities offer all types of programmes that might interest you, from Bachelor, Master and PhD programmes, to Short Courses.

10 top UK institutions – all offering Distance education

  • University of Liverpool in coop. with Laureate Online Education – One of the top eLearning institutions in the world according to Financial Times, the University of Liverpool in cooperation with Laureate Online Education offers 41 distance learning courses from a wide area of disciplines.
  • School of Oriental and African Studies – The School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) is a college of the University of London and the only Higher Education institution in the UK specialising in the study of Asia, Africa and the Near and Middle East. It offers 51 distance learning courses.
  • Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge Campus – Anglia Ruskin University has a history of over 150 years starting as Cambridge School of Art in 1858. Today, with a population of 31,000 students from UK/EU and around 1,700 international students, it is one of the largest universities in the East of England. Their students are on courses leading to undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, as well as to a range of professional qualifications.
  • University Campus Suffolk – This University offers 22 distance learning programmes that feature a safe a friendly environment and excellent contact time with tutors.
  • Ashridge Business School – Ashridge Business School sets out to help people and organisations to be the best. Ashridge is among the fewer than 30 schools worldwide to achieve triple accreditation from AMBA, EQUIS and AACSB – the UK, European and American accreditation bodies.
  • The University of Manchester – The University of Manchester is one of Britain’s most famous and forward-thinking universities, with a rich heritage stretching 180 years and an exciting agenda for the future. Today, research remains at the heart of the University and the quality, breadth and volume of research activity is unparalleled in the UK, with strong collaborative links with industry and public services.
  • The University of Northampton – From foundation and undergraduate level to postgraduate, professional and doctoral qualifications, you can study traditional arts, humanities and sciences subjects, as well as more modern subjects such as entrepreneurship, product design or advertising.
  • Cass Business School – Cass is the largest provider in Europe of specialist Masters Courses, with more than 20 programmes ranging from Actuarial Science through to Shipping. All the Masters courses are structured around industry demands and draw on the latest thinking from real world practitioners. In terms of MBAs, the Financial Times 2010 Global Executive MBA rankings for 2010 placed Cass in tenth place internationally, second in the UK and fourth in Europe.
  • Edinburgh Napier University – Napier has a modular structure allowing visiting students to devise programs tailored to their own needs. Modules (courses) in most undergraduate and graduate academic disciplines can be combined with one another. Participants are required to carry a normal workload of four modules per semester.
  • Institute of Education, University of London – The Institute of Education is the only college of the University of London dedicated entirely to education and related areas of social science. It is the UK’s leading centre for studies in education and related disciplines.

Whatever you might be searching for, one of these Universities will offer it to you in a distance learning type of programme.


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