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Online courses

Online Courses

What is an online course?

Online courses are a winning breakthrough in today’s hectic lifestyle. People with diverse professions can now pursue a qualification in the comfort of their own home. They are designed for individuals who have a full-time or part-time commitment elsewhere and are looking to gain qualifications to progress in their career. They do not require you to be at the institution in person as the lectures are accessible online.

All necessary information is available online 24 hours a day, allowing you the freedom to complete the course at your own pace and in your own time. This is a form of distance learning in which learning outcomes are achieved mostly through submitting coursework via the official website concerned. An award, degree, or certificate is received upon successful completion of a course.

Why do courses online?

The challenges of conventional modes of higher education are increasing year on year. Higher tuition fees, greater living costs, and a shortage of course spaces have forced a massive number of students to look for alternatives.

As a result, online education, which includes many of the advantages of face-to-face learning as well as the benefit of immediate live access to high quality study resources electronically, is becoming very popular right now. This new mode of study, which is developing fast, offers students greater flexibility and convenience while pursuing a degree.

Students can now easily attend lectures and assessments while working full time. You can even transfer the credits you gain through online study, towards a traditional face-to-face university or college course, saving you money on additional tuition fees.

Will an online course enhance my career?

Since an online course is more affordable and almost always available, many students see this as a convenient option. Studying the right course can help you expand in your existing career and create greater opportunities for you in the future. Work placements are also offered through some institutions for those who achieve excellent results.

How does it work?

If you wanted to complete an online course, you would ideally choose the course that is most relevant to your career and future. You will then be required to present all the qualifications you currently hold to confirm they satisfy the relevant entry requirements.

Once admitted, the Virtual Learning Portal, E-Libraries, module guides and even live chats will be available as support for many courses. With the help of these resources, you are required to complete all assessments. Once your results are in, depending on the course, you will be awarded with the certificate for your new qualification in a graduation ceremony.

How can we help?

We are affiliated with universities that offer online courses, in the UK, USA and Europe. Our well-informed and experienced staff members have the knowledge and expertise you need to help you find the best online course to suit your needs. We have many clients who have successfully completed online courses, and wish to continue their learning. Among their reasons: ease of use, convenience and freedom from time constraints.

Other key benefits of Online Course

All of the Bachelor's and Master's courses we offer are duly accredited by the British government. The degrees awarded are recognized worldwide; the awarding body is Anglia Ruskin University.

You will achieve the same degree a student would gain, who physically went to the university 3-5 times a week, here in the UK.

Employers view online degrees and traditional lecture theatre-based degrees equally.

The Transcript or Certificate attained will not typically mention that the individual was an “online” student (see link to a sample transcript and certificate below).

All modules are 100% assignments-based. This means you do not need to attend any lectures in person or take any exams. Students just need to submit their assignments before the deadlines given.

A British degree exempts you from the English requirements many countries have for international students or immigrants. No need for the IELTS or any other English exams!

A British degree will allow you to score extra points for Migration purposes.

It will save you TIME and MONEY!

Upon completion of their online degree, students will be able to attend their Graduation Ceremony in the UK. The UKVI allows students coming to attend their graduation ceremonies up to 6 months of stay on a visit visa.

Who would benefit from online course?

Those who have just completed their class 12 studies, and wish to complete a degree in a short space of time

Students who wish to pursue university-level education abroad. Completing an online degree course will exempt them from the IELTS or other English requirements, and support their case when they pursue studies abroad

Executive-level professionals, businessmen and government officials who have not completed a degree. An online course may boost their career

Those who wish to migrate to other countries. Countries such as the UK, USA and Canada give extra points to students who have a UK-based degree


HND in Business

HND in Computing

HND in Health & Social Care

HND in Interactive Media

HND in Hospitality Management

HND in Computing & Systems Development

BA(Hon’s) Computing

BA(Hon’s) Business & Finance

BSc in Applied Computing

Bachelor of Business Administration

Master's courses

Research courses

Progression Route

Depending on the level of study you are pursuing, you can progress through the examples stated above or undertake further studies through a Postgraduate Certificate (PGC), Postgraduate Diploma (PGD), Professional courses or Postgraduate degree courses.

Age Range



Most institutions are offering 1-2 year HNDs, 2-4 year Bachelor's degree courses and 1-2 year Master's degree courses

Start Date

All year round

Course Location

UK, EU, USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand

Entry Requirements

For Access Courses:

For Level 3 courses you need class 12 qualifications (or equivalent). For Level 4 courses, you need a Level 3 qualification; for Level 5 courses, you need a Level 4 qualification; and in the same way, up to Level 7.

For Level 7 courses, any of the following alternative qualifications will fulfil the entry requirements: a Bachelor’s degree, an ordinary Bachelor’s degree, a 3rd class Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent qualification

For Bachelor's Courses:

240 UCAS points or equivalent, GCSE Mathematics & GCSE English at Grade C.

Additional Note

Students who have completed their Intermediate studies/A-Levels will be able to enrol onto an EduQual Level 5 (Pre-Bachelor's) course. This will take them 3 months to complete and consists of FIVE assignments. Once they have completed this qualification, they will be able to complete the equivalent BA(Hons) – for example in Marketing or Business Management - via a Top Up course, which will normally take them from 6 to 7 months to complete.

In this way, students will be able to complete their Bachelor’s degree course from an established university in the UK within 9 months. They will then be able to come to the UK to attend their Graduation Ceremony, if they wish.

For Master's Courses:

A Bachelor's degree from the UK, or equivalent; and 5 years of managerial experience, or a Level 7 Diploma.

Additional Note

Students who have completed a 3-4 year Bachelor’s degree in any field will be able to enrol on to an EduQual Level 7 (Pre-Master’s) course. This will take them 3 months to complete and includes THREE assignments. Once they have completed this qualification, they will start their MA – e.g. in Marketing and Innovation – or an MBA.

The top-up to complete an MA in Marketing & Innovation usually takes around 3-4 months to complete, and an MBA takes around 6 months.

In this way, students can complete their Master’s degree course from Anglia Ruskin University within 6-9 months, and then come to the UK to attend their Graduation Ceremony, if they wish.


The fees vary from £2950 to £15,000, depending on the duration and type of course you wish to study.

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