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News: University of Essex Online receives a Silver rating in the first-ever TEF awards.

University of Essex Online has achieved a silver 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 silver for delivering high-quality teaching, learning and outcomes for its students. It consistently exceeds rigorous national quality requirements for UK higher education. The TEF is….

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Caroline Bluemel 22nd Jun 2017

How much do you know about online and part-time learning?

  Considering online and part-time study? There’s a lot to learn about this exciting and pioneering way of achieving an undergraduate or postgraduate degree. Take our quiz to test your knowledge and discover more… Online Form – University of Essex Online – How much do you know quiz Online Form Maker  

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Caroline Bluemel 16th Jun 2017

News: University of Essex Online launches two new LLB (Hons) Law degree pathways: Business and Criminology

University of Essex Online today announces the launch of two new LLB (Hons) Law degree pathways: LLB (Hons) Law with Business and LLB (Hons) Law with Criminology. Both programmes are 100% online and part-time and are to be validated by the University of Essex. University of Essex Online’s LLB (Hons) Law degree is an extremely popular programme, offering students the….

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Caroline Bluemel 12th Jun 2017

Can you study for an MBA without a degree?

An MBA is a challenging yet extremely rewarding postgraduate programme. However, many people still believe that an MBA is only open to those who already hold a degree. This isn’t the case though! Learn more…   How it works Although entry requirements vary from institution to institution, many universities state that they require MBA students to hold a Bachelors degree…..

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Caroline Bluemel 09th Jun 2017

Studying online with University of Essex Online

   In this interview, Head of Learning Technology Stephen Livesey …talks about online learning and the technology we use to deliver …our degree courses online.   What is a virtual learning environment? The Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) is the platform we use to deliver all the resources a student will need to successfully complete their online programme. Students use the….

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Caroline Bluemel 02nd Jun 2017

News: University of Essex Online launches new MBA programme for September 2017

University of Essex Online today announces the launch of its new MBA programme for September 2017, a 100% online and part-time programme and subject to validation by University of Essex. This highly-regarded postgraduate course has been designed for students with an entrepreneurial spirit who wish to run their own business, accelerate their career or advance to a leadership role. Replacing….

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Caroline Bluemel 01st Jun 2017

News: University of Essex Online announces postgraduate loans for students living in England

University of Essex Online today announces that postgraduate loans will be available for eligible online students from 1 August 2017. Postgraduate student loans will greatly improve access to higher education for students wishing to gain subject-specific knowledge or to further their career with transferable workplace skills. These loans are paid directly to the student, and students can choose how much….

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Caroline Bluemel 26th May 2017

Try our virtual learning environment!

Not sure how online study works? Want an opportunity to ‘try before you buy’? We have the solution… We’re giving you the unique opportunity to try our online learning environment and experience life as a University of Essex Online student. We’ve created a sample of our module “An Introduction to Operations Management”, which is free for you to interact with. Just click the….

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Caroline Bluemel 19th May 2017

7 reasons to study psychology

Psychology is a fascinating and challenging subject. However, many people don’t know that it also helps you develop a number of interpersonal skills and transferable workplace abilities. Not sure what to expect? Read on…   1. Develop subject-specific knowledge The most obvious reason to study psychology is the subject-specific knowledge you’ll gain and the insight you’ll develop into the mind,….

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Caroline Bluemel 12th May 2017

Become your own boss

Many people would like to be their own boss. This could be motivated by the desire to control their own work hours, to work from home whilst raising a family or simply to build something from scratch. Whatever the driving force behind the aspiration, what is universally true is that achieving this goal is hard work. As Steve Jobs famously….

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Caroline Bluemel 05th May 2017