Why it’s never too late to choose your path


27th Jun 2024


Not made your mind up yet? There’s still time!  

At the University of Essex Online, we offer a wide range of courses for all interests. Whether your plans have recently changed or you’re looking for something with added flexibility, we can help you achieve your goals. In this blog post, find out why it’s never too late to choose the right path for you. 


Bite-size study to fit around your lifestyle

Unlike on-campus alternatives, you’ll have the opportunity to balance an undergraduate qualification alongside work or personal commitments. Learn from the comfort of your home without the traditional demands of university life. As well as full-time jobs, many of our students have families to juggle and our courses are designed with flexibility in mind. 


“I have the flexibility to learn around my schedule and from anywhere in the world. This allowed me to secure a full-time job as a teacher while tutoring part-time.”

Shemmiah Lewis -BSc (Hons) Business Psychology 


A diverse range of subjects and career paths to choose from

The University of Essex Online is home to the curious, brave and bold – and is where you’ll enjoy a student experience like no other.  

Our range of exciting subjects include:  

  • business – covering marketing, management, law and much more 
  • law – tailored legal studies, where you can combine the LLB with other subjects 
  • health – rewarding career paths across a range of healthcare qualifications 
  • psychology – develop scientific knowledge of the mind and human behaviour 
  • computing – acquire technical skills to launch a career in the sector 

Interested in learning more about our courses? Discover the full range here. 


Study on the go with everything in one place

Access our virtual learning environment (VLE) from any device, 24/7. You’ll still get the authentic higher education experience online, engage with peers, access academic resources and much more. Plus, most courses are assessed using written assignments, group work and reflective entries, with no requirement to attend in-person exams. 


The University of Essex Online in numbers

  • the UK’s longest-running provider of 100% online higher education courses 
  • certification from the University of Essex, a top 30 UK university (CUG 2025) 
  • established, international student community covering 140 countries 
  • 21-day money-back guarantee if the course isn’t for you 
  • alumni network of over 5,000 online graduates 


You can apply to study with Essex Online at any time of the year.  So, what are you waiting for?  

Submit a short online application form to start with us this July!