University of Essex Online

The University of Essex Online is the distance learning department of the University of Essex, offering online Bachelors and Masters. These programmes are designed to fit around students work and family commitments and are open to both UK and international students.

Learning Environment

Due to the nature of the degree, the University of Essex Online require students to work towards their degrees through a virtual learning environment. Students will have access to all support and facilities that you would normally have access to on campus. The virtual online platform allows students to take part in real-time conversations, watch and listen to recorded lectures and participate in live Q&A sessions.


A wide range of courses are on offer at the University of Essex Online including business, computing, marketing, law, criminology and public health. Courses are also offered at multiple study levels including undergraduate and postgraduate.


In the 2016 Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey, the University of Essex Online received a result of 91.4% of students being in full time work or further education within 6 months of completing their studies. This is above the national average of 60%.


Upon completion of your online studies, you will also be invited to attend the University of Essex graduate day where you can celebrate your achievement on campus with your family and friends.

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