Crack open a new career opportunity this Easter


27th Mar 2024


Online study


Expanding your knowledge can lead to many exciting new chapters that include personal growth and career transformation. If you’re looking to take that step, why not choose the University of Essex Online to help crack open new opportunities this Easter?


Whether you’re looking to begin your higher education journey or are thinking of making a career change, the University of Essex Online offers over 80, 100% online, part-time undergraduate and postgraduate courses to choose from. In this blog post, we’ll take a look at the options available to you.



Gaining an undergraduate qualification from one of the UK’s top 40 universities can accelerate your career prospects (Complete University Guide, 2024). From business and law to health and psychology, we offer undergraduate courses across a whole range of subjects. And in our 2021 student survey, 60% of students noted that their studies had a positive effect on their career.


LLB (Hons) Law with Criminology

Explore specialist criminology topics while gaining essential legal expertise, in our thought-provoking LLB (Hons) Law with Criminology. Delve into subjects such as legally enforceable contracts and factors that render them unenforceable; tortious liability; negligence and duty of care; and criminology and criminal behaviour. During your studies you’ll also be equipped in part for the new Solicitors Qualifying Exam (SQE), or to progress onto a Bar Practice Course if you wish to become a barrister.


BSc (Hons) Healthcare Management

Want to discover more about the fascinating fields of health and business? Our BSc (Hons) Healthcare Management will help you take that first step toward a career in healthcare and make the move toward leadership. Designed by subject matter experts, each module will help you gain in-depth knowledge and a range of transferable skills such as critical thinking, research and communication. That way, you’ll be well-equipped for a healthcare leadership role.


BA (Hons) Business Psychology

Focusing on real life situations can be complicated. However, with our BSc (Hons) Business Psychology you’ll immerse yourself in a variety of unique and interesting topics that’ll allow you to apply knowledge of the human mind and behaviour to investigate business functions. By the end of the course, you’ll be able to access careers across a wide range of industries. These include organisational psychology, management, human resources, business development and business consultancy.



Depending on your prior qualifications and experience, you could choose to study a full Masters degree, postgraduate diploma (PG Dip) or postgraduate certificate (PG Cert). Our postgraduate subject areas cover business, education, health, computing, law, psychology and criminology – so there’s sure to be something to suit your aspirations.


MSc International Human Resource Management

Develop the interpersonal and analytical skills needed to excel in a successful human resources career, with our MSc International Human Resource Management. You’ll start by studying the theory and practice of human resource management in a global economy, then delve deeper into various key HR topics including the management of diversity and inclusion. After completion, you’ll be well positioned to succeed in a range of people management roles.


MSc Artificial Intelligence

Whether you’ve studied computing before or not, our MSc Artificial Intelligence is perfect for those who wish to gain a fundamental understanding of the underpinning theories and methodologies of artificial intelligence. You’ll also cover the core mathematical and statistical methods, and their real-world applications within this domain. By the end of the course, you’ll be able to move into an exciting field with various roles such as Machine Learning Engineer, AI Engineer or AI Researcher.


MSc Cyber Security

Interested in protecting your company from security threats and preventing the exposure of sensitive information? Our BCS accredited MSc Cyber Security will help you develop key skills while exploring a range of topics, including ethics, rights and regulatory challenges facing the IT industry. You’ll also explore common diagnostic and monitoring tools, including Nessus, snort, syslog and ELK. Upon completion, you’ll be able to succeed in a range of roles such as Policy Maker, Software Developer and Risk Analyst.


MSc Supply Chain Management and Global Logistics

Supply chain management is more than getting products from A to B. It involves a complex process to ensure smooth operations. Our MSc Supply Chain Management and Global Logistics has been designed to focus on contemporary topics including procurement, sustainability and the use of big data. By the end of your studies, you’ll be prepared to enter or progress within the high-demand industry of supply chain management.


Why study with Essex Online?

Aside from multiple intakes throughout the year and exceptional support from our staff from day one, there are many reasons to choose us:

  • gain a certificate from the University of Essex, a top 40 UK university (Complete University Guide 2024).
  • accessible entry routes to suit your background including academic and work experience.
  • state-of-the-art virtual learning environment (VLE), accessible 24/7, allowing you to work around your commitments.


Ready to open the door to a new opportunity? To find out more about our courses, download a prospectus. If you have any questions, get in touch with our friendly Admissions team.