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University of Essex Online achieves top ranking for student satisfaction

We’re proud to announce that we have been ranked as the top online-only provider of Higher Education for overall student satisfaction, with a 90% rating, according to the National Student Survey (NSS) 2018. We’ve also placed joint 4th among all Higher Education providers and in the top 10 for alternative providers. Our satisfaction score is considerably above the national average.... Read more

Becky Ladley 10th Aug 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.... Read more

Annika McDonald 06th Jun 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.... Read more

Annika McDonald 23rd May 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.... Read more

Annika McDonald 20th Apr 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.... Read more

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.... Read more

Annika McDonald 09th Mar 2018

University of Essex Online receives CPD accreditation

University of Essex Online today announces the CPD accreditation of four Certificate of Continuing Education courses. These courses can now be used towards Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points whilst improving skills and career targets. CPD describes the learning activities that professionals undertake to develop and improve their skills. It enables employers to ensure that staff learning is conscious and proactive..... Read more

Annika McDonald 26th Jan 2018

University of Essex Online launches two new psychology programmes

University of Essex Online today announces the launch of two new psychology programmes: BSc (Hons) Business Psychology and BSc (Hons) Criminal Psychology. These courses are 100% online and part-time and are to be validated by the University of Essex. During the two internationally-focused programmes, students will explore the rapidly-expanding fields of business psychology and criminal psychology while also developing a.... Read more

Annika McDonald 12th Jan 2018

Kaplan Open Learning wins public/private partnership of the year at the PIEoneer Awards 2017

Kaplan Open Learning, an experienced learning provider and part of Kaplan International Pathways, has worked in partnership with the University of Essex since 2007 to deliver high-quality online degrees. On Friday 8th September, it was announced that this successful partnership was recognised within the wider education sector globally as Kaplan Open Learning was awarded the public/private partnership of the year.... Read more

Caroline Bluemel 13th Sep 2017

University of Essex Online launches new Postgraduate Certificate in Policing and Criminal Investigation

University of Essex Online today announces the launch of a new Postgraduate Certificate programme in Policing and Criminal Investigation. This programme is 100% online and part-time and is to be validated by the University of Essex. During the 8-month certificate programme, students will discover the wide-ranging techniques used to investigate major crimes, such as homicide and sexual assault, while also.... Read more

Caroline Bluemel 01st Sep 2017

University of Essex Online scores 93% for student satisfaction in 2017 NSS

9th August 2017 In results released today, University of Essex Online has achieved a score of 93% for overall student satisfaction in the 2017 National Student Survey (NSS). This is significantly higher than the sector average of 85% for part-time and 84% for full-time providers for higher education institutions in England. The National Student Survey (NSS) is a high-profile questionnaire.... Read more

Caroline Bluemel 09th Aug 2017

University of Essex Online launches three new Masters degree pathways: Finance, Human Resources and Marketing

University of Essex Online today announces the launch of three new Masters degree business pathways: MSc Business with Finance, MSc Business with Human Resources and MSc Business with Marketing. All three programmes are 100% online and part-time and are to be validated by the University of Essex. University of Essex Online’s existing MSc Business and Management degree is an extremely.... Read more

Caroline Bluemel 04th Aug 2017

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.... Read more

Caroline Bluemel 22nd 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.... Read more

Caroline Bluemel 12th 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.... Read more

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.... Read more

Caroline Bluemel 26th May 2017

News: University of Essex Online celebrates 10-year anniversary

University of Essex Online today announces their 10-year anniversary as a leading online education institution. Formed as a partnership between the University of Essex and Kaplan Open Learning in 2007, University of Essex Online originally offered just one FdA Business and Management course with an initial cohort of 14 students. Ten years later, University of Essex Online offers over 25.... Read more

Caroline Bluemel 25th Apr 2017

News: University of Essex Online launches new BSc (Hons) Psychology

University of Essex Online today announces the launch of their BSc (Hons) Psychology, a 100% online and part-time programme validated by University of Essex. This new undergraduate degree course has been created to appeal to both UK and international students, with modules covering a range of relevant and evidence-based topics. The course will provide students with a fascinating insight into.... Read more

Caroline Bluemel 17th Feb 2017

News: University of Essex Online achieves a top 10 ranking for student satisfaction

The National Student Survey (NSS) 2016, a high-profile census completed by over 86% of all final-year UK undergraduate students1, has given online education provider University of Essex Online a score of 90% for overall student satisfaction. This places the University of Essex Online in the national top 10 for overall student satisfaction out of all English mainstream universities*. The survey is.... Read more

Caroline Bluemel 10th Aug 2016

News: The latest employment statistics for our graduates show we're well ahead of the pack

The commitment our University of Essex Online graduates demonstrate by studying part-time while also often managing a full-time career and a family automatically sets them apart from the crowd, especially to potential employers. And now newly-released employment statistics from the Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey (DLHE) show that our graduates are also well above the national average in terms.... Read more

Caroline Bluemel 20th Jul 2016

News: University of Essex Online launches new LLM International Trade and Commercial Law

University of Essex Online today announces the launch of an LLM International Trade and Commercial Law, an advanced qualification developed in collaboration with industry and subject experts. Appealing to both UK and international students, this new course creates a natural postgraduate progression route from the online education institution’s already-established LLB (Hons) Law course. Along with  law graduates, this programme is.... Read more

Caroline Bluemel 01st Jul 2016

News: University of Essex Online launches new MSc Criminology and Criminal Psychology

University of Essex Online today announces the launch of an MSc Criminology and Criminal Psychology, adding a natural progression route from their already-established BA (Hons) Criminology and Criminal Justice course. This new online programme allows students to build on their undergraduate studies and workplace experience and develop their knowledge further within this exciting and valuable subject. This advanced qualification has.... Read more

Caroline Bluemel 02nd Feb 2016

News: University of Essex Online ranked one of the top higher education providers in England for student satisfaction

The National Student Survey (NSS), a high-profile census of nearly half a million UK students and 325 institutions, released its 2015 results earlier this week and has ranked online education provider University of Essex Online as one of the top in the UK with 95% overall student satisfaction. The highest ranked universities in the poll also earned 95%. The NSS is.... Read more

Caroline Bluemel 13th Aug 2015

News: Inspirational students scoop university’s top prizes

University of Essex Online presents its prestigious annual awards at each graduation ceremony. This year, Davina Atterbury is the deserving winner of the Inspirational Student of the Year award, and Emma Blaker takes home the prize for Career Student of the Year. Davina, 38, from Birmingham, describes the moment she realised she wanted to change her life, “One night after.... Read more

Caroline Bluemel 21st Jul 2015

News: The results are in… University of Essex Online graduates are ahead of the curve

University of Essex Online graduates are much more likely to be in work or doing further study compared to the national average. The highly-influential Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey (DLHE) contacts graduates six months after qualifying from their higher education course, and aims to determine what type of employment or further study they are engaged in. The results.... Read more

Caroline Bluemel 09th Jul 2015

News: University of Essex Online launches LLB (Hons) Law

University of Essex Online announces the launch of a new LLB (Hons) Law programme, a Qualifying Law Degree (QLD). The course is approved by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Bar Standard Board and is the first step for students considering practising law professionally as a solicitor or barrister. The course is also available for students from common law countries.... Read more

Caroline Bluemel 07th Jul 2015