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How studying online helped Julie land her dream role as a CEO

When Julie,36 from Scarborough, started studying her MSc in Business and Management she had no idea where it would take her. Having grown in confidence through learning new skills she decided to apply for a chief executive officer role… and she got it. We caught up with Julie to find out about her first few weeks in her new job:….

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Annika McDonald 08th Jun 2018

University of Essex Online receives outstanding Gold rating in the TEF awards.

University of Essex Online has achieved the highly prestigious gold rating in the Government’s Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) released today, placing the institution alongside other highly-ranked UK universities. A provider taking part in the TEF is awarded gold for delivering consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students. It is of the highest quality found in the UK. The….

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Annika McDonald 06th Jun 2018

Undergraduate vs Postgraduate – what is the difference?

So you’ve decided that higher education is for you – great decision! You’ve spent some time thinking about what course you’d like to study, and selected one that you’re interested in that factors into your future career goals. Awesome! But there’s one more big decision to make – do you study at an undergraduate or postgraduate level? What’s the difference,….

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Becky Ladley 01st Jun 2018

Our criminology students share why they love studying online

Does the study of criminal behaviour captivate your curiosity? Do the individual and societal impacts of crime sound like something you want to know more about? In short, are you fascinated by the field of criminology, but yet to take the plunge into enrolling onto a course? Well you are in luck, because our current criminology students are here to….

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Annika McDonald 25th May 2018

University of Essex Online launches new Healthcare Management programmes

University of Essex Online today announces the launch of five brand-new courses. For the first time our students can study Healthcare Management from the beginning with our CertCE and BSc undergraduate courses all the way to our postgraduate MSc in International Healthcare Management. These programmes are 100% online and part-time and will be awarded and validated by the University of….

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Annika McDonald 23rd May 2018

Introducing University of Essex Online Taster Courses!

Today we are excited to announce the launch of the first UoEO taster course! We’ve taken a lecture from one of our postgraduate business models and are making it available to you completely free of charge. If you’ve been thinking about starting one of our courses but would like to know if the format of teaching works for you, this….

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Becky Ladley 18th May 2018

"Failure was not an option for me" - Master of Public Health student Obinna's story

For one Master of Public Health student, studying hasn’t just been a hobby: it’s literally been a matter of life and death, as he tells University of Essex Online. It’s was back in 2016 that Dr Obinna Orjingene from Nigeria first realised he wanted to study Public Health. “I was part of a medical team that supported Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors….

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Annika McDonald 11th May 2018

How to Involve Your Family in Your Studies

Many of our students choose to study with us because of the flexibility and convenience offered by online study. Studying remotely means you can easily fit your education around your existing family and work commitments. Here are some of our top tips for making sure you involve your family while you study with us: 1. Put it on the family….

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Annika McDonald 04th May 2018

Interview with our Head of Psychology, Sarah Thurgood

Earlier this year we launched our BSc (Hons) Criminal Psychology, one of a number of exciting new additions to the University of Essex Online course list. So we thought that now is the perfect time to catch up with our Head of Psychology, Sarah Thurgood, to find out more about this fascinating programme: Sarah is the Head of Psychology at University….

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Annika McDonald 27th Apr 2018

University of Essex Online launches a unique LLB (Hons) Law with Psychology programme

University of Essex Online announces the launch of the first-ever 100% online and part-time LLB (Hons) Law with Psychology programme. This programme offers students the opportunity to obtain a Qualifying Law Degree while nurturing their interest in psychology. This degree is in the process of being validated by the University of Essex. Developed by subject experts within the fields of….

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Annika McDonald 20th Apr 2018