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Online Distance Learning Courses

Welcome to University of Essex Online. If you’re looking to improve your professional career our online distance learning degrees and postgraduate courses are some of the most cost-effective, convenient and flexible ways to do it. Enhance both your education and your career regardless of geographical location, work or personal commitments.

By studying a University of Essex Online course, you will receive your qualification from a highly regarded UK university and have access to all the academic support you would expect to receive on campus.

Why study with University of Essex Online?

  • Boost your career and earning potential with skills that are directly transferable to the workplace.
  • Quality teaching from industry professionals combined with the latest online educational technology.
  • Received an overall student satisfaction rating of 88% in the 2014 National Student Survey (NSS).

Call 0800 0527 526

Contact us on +44 (0)800 0527 526

Call us today to speak to one of our experienced Admissions Advisers for more information about our online degree and Masters courses.

All of our courses are designed for busy people who want to fit study around work, family life or other commitments. Read our latest testimonials to find out more.

Regular start dates

Regular start dates

Our distance learning courses start throughout the year so you don't have to wait until January or September to begin. Apply now to join our next intake.

Affordable tuition fees

Affordable tuition fees

Most undergraduates are eligible for a government-backed student loan. For those who are not, or who decide to self-fund their studies, we offer a simple monthly payment plan.

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Download our virtual learning platform tour

Want to know more about our virtual learning platform? Watch our virtual tour to learn about using our online campus to complete your online degree studies.