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5 degree courses straight out of our dreams

Here at University of Essex Online, we offer a range of subjects with incredibly practical applications. We know our courses set up students for a good start working in a variety of fields including law, business and healthcare. But if we didn’t have to think about the big picture, here are some courses that we’d love to offer (or study….

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Becky Ladley 13th Apr 2018

Which Law pathway is right for me?

  Here at the University of Essex Online, we have three exciting undergraduate Qualifying Law Degrees (QLD) to choose from: LLB, LLB with Business and Law with Criminology. Each of these courses has its own unique aspects, but knowing which pathway is right for you can be a challenge. Let us give you a helping hand with our guide to….

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Annika McDonald 06th Apr 2018

12 quotes to inspire your studies this new season!

Are you looking to get ahead and smash those study targets? A change in the weather can often bring a change in mood and ambition. So as we welcome in a new season, it’s time to get inspired. Check out these great quotes to help you get motivated for a fresh start:   1.  The future belongs to those who….

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Annika McDonald 29th Mar 2018

Have you got what it takes to complete an online MBA?

Studying for an online MBA is extremely rewarding, both professionally and personally. However, it’s also a big investment of time and money. Here at University of Essex Online we understand that it’s natural to feel unsure about taking on such a big commitment, so we’ve created a short quiz so you can work out whether an online MBA is the….

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Caroline Bluemel 23rd Mar 2018

University of Essex Online launches new Master of Education programme

University of Essex Online today announces the launch of a brand-new Master of Education (M.Ed.). This programme is 100% online and part-time and will be validated by the University of Essex. Working alongside fellow education professionals, students will cover a wide range of exciting and cutting-edge topics including the philosophy of education, the role of research in developing practice, an….

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Caroline Bluemel 16th Mar 2018

University of Essex Online launches new MSc Project Management programme

University of Essex Online today announces the launch of a brand-new MSc Project Management. This programme is 100% online and part-time and will be validated by the University of Essex. This advanced course introduces the complexities of modern business, covering a wide range of challenging and thought-provoking topics, and ensuring that students stand out from the crowd in today’s global….

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Annika McDonald 09th Mar 2018

International Women's Day - Meet our inspirational students!

“You are smart, capable, and strong. Repeat that to yourself as many times as you need to per day until you believe it.”    Erin, 28, from Bermuda is studying for an MBA. She and her business partner have opened their own sports centre in Bermuda hosting the first full-sized boxing ring in the country! Tell us a bit about….

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Annika McDonald 08th Mar 2018

International Women's Day - Meet our women at the top!

The 8th of March 2018 is International Women’s Day – a day to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievement of women. Here at University of Essex Online/Kaplan Open Learning (KOL), we work hard to ensure that the contributions made by women in our workplace are recognised and rewarded. In fact, of our 15 senior management roles, 13 positions are….

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Annika McDonald 08th Mar 2018

Your application questions answered!

We know how daunting it can be trying to find the right course and filling out an application form. There’s lots of information to take onboard and sometimes it can feel confusing. We want to make your experience with us as easy and stress-free as possible, so we’ve asked our fantastic Admissions team to give you a helping hand by….

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Annika McDonald 02nd Mar 2018

Our top tips for keeping fit while studying!

Struggling to solve an assignment question? Feel like you have writer’s block? Well, whilst we aren’t going to do your work for you, we may have a solution. According to research by Harvard Medical School exercise can help improve your memory and your thinking, which is perfect for those moments when you’re feeling stuck. So why not take a break,….

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Annika McDonald 23rd Feb 2018