Online Bachelors, Masters and CPD degree programmes
Improve your career and boost your salary with an undergraduate or postgraduate qualification from University of Essex Online! With regular start dates, quality teaching and affordable fees, it’s no surprise that we achieved excellence for teaching, learning and academic support in the 2023 National Student Survey (NSS).
Why choose us?
We offer a wide range of online and part-time programmes, perfect for people that need to fit study around their busy lifestyles. Open to both UK and international students, our tutor-led courses allow you to work towards your degree in a unique virtual learning platform and still have access to all the support and facilities you would expect to receive on campus. Students are assessed through assignments and discussion forum posts, with no need to travel to take any exams. Our state-of-the-art Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) also allows students to interact with their classmates to take part in real-time conversations, listen to and view recorded lectures and participate in live question and answer sessions.
Gaining an qualification with the University of Essex Online also puts you in good stead for your career prospects. Results from their 2021 student survey showed:
- 92% of students said their course helped develop their research skills
- 89% of students say their studies fit with their future plans
- 25% of students saw their salaries increase by up to 10%
A wide range of courses
The varied suite of courses available includes business, computing, law, criminology, psychology, health and education. All of our courses are created and taught by knowledgeable and qualified tutors, with years of experience in their respective fields. Students at University of Essex Online are also assigned a personal Student Adviser, who will be your first point of contact throughout your studies and will serve as your mentor.
Students living in England may be eligible for a government-backed student loan to cover the full cost of an undergraduate or postgraduate degree. We also offer a monthly payment plan which has been designed to allow you to spread the cost of your tuition over the duration of your course, or you can pay the full tuition fee upfront to receive a 5% full payment discount. And we want to ensure you're 100% happy with your decision to study with us, so we offer a 21-day money back guarantee.
Flexible online courses that fit around you
Our Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) is available 24/7 so students with family or work commitments can study at their own pace from anywhere (at work, at home or on the move). There is no need to travel to attend face-to-face lectures or assessment centres – all learning and assessments are completed wholly online!
We have regular start dates throughout the year, so you don’t have to wait until January or September to begin studying. We also have flexible entry requirements which take into account academic and work-based experience.
In addition to receiving a qualification from a highly-regarded UK university, our students are also invited to attend University of Essex graduation day. This prestigious day is a wonderful experience and a chance to celebrate with family and friends.