Distance Learning in UK

Distance education in UK is offered by prestigious and accredited universities to about 24,500 students from more than 157 countries across the globe. Students can opt for either regular (Humanities, Sciences, Commerce) or professional (MBA, Medical, Engineering) degrees that are recognized globally.

Distance Learning Universities in UK: Listed below are the universities that offer distance education in UK:

  • University of London
  • University of Oxford
  • University of Derby
  • University of Leicester
  • University of Liverpool
  • The Interactive Design Institute
  • Kaplan Financial
  • Northumbria University
  • Edinburgh Business School
  • Bradford University
  • Imperial College
  • The Centre for Distance Education
  • Robert Gordon University
  • Bournemouth University
  • Open University

Distance Learning Courses in UK: Given below is a list of the courses that the students can opt from for their distance learning:

  • Medicine
  • Arts and Humanities
  • Management Studies
  • Mathematical Sciences
  • Media, Communications and Society
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Finance and Economics
  • Law
  • Public Administration
  • Management with Law
  • Creative Computing
  • Computing and Information Systems
  • Banking and Finance
  • Development and Economics
  • International Relations
  • Social Sciences
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Policy Studies
  • Archeology and Ancient History
  • Sustainable Development

Estimated Costs of Distance Education in UK: The approximate cost of distance education from a university in UK is:

  • Bachelors: £3,100 (per year)
  • Masters: £5,000 – £10,000 (per year)
  • PhD: £2,000 – £14,000 (per year)
  • PG Diploma: £5,000 – £6,000 (per year)
  • Certificate: £1,000 – £2,000 (per year)
  • PG Certificate: £2,000 – £4,000 (per year)

Eligibility: The eligibility of the applicants for distance education in UK can vary from one university to another. In some cases, the institutes want the applicants to score well in competitive examinations like SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test), GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering), and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language). Usually undergraduate aspirants are required to pass their higher secondary examinations and the postgraduate applicants need to have a graduate degree from a recognized university.