Online degrees are often an excellent way for students to pursue higher education without having to worry about traveling to a traditional classroom or conforming with a specific class schedule. These degrees allow scholars to listen to lectures, participate in discussions, and submit coursework via the internet, taking full advantage of modern technology. Many students may wonder: what is an onli… Read more

Online degrees are often an excellent way for students to pursue higher education without having to worry about traveling to a traditional classroom or conforming with a specific class schedule. These degrees allow scholars to listen to lectures, participate in discussions, and submit coursework via the internet, taking full advantage of modern technology.

Many students may wonder: what is an online MSc? MSc stands for “Master of Science,” which is a type of graduate degree that thousands of students pursue each year. Generally, this course of study requires approximately two years to finish and is pursued by students who have already completed their undergraduate studies. While this type of degree generally focuses on science, math, and quantitative analysis, it can also be offered in a variety of other areas, such as business, management, the social sciences, art, language, and the humanities. Some programs may require a thesis or capstone project for participants to graduate.

Those who pursue an online MSc may discover a number of advantages of doing so. Many students are able to sharpen career-critical skills, including such soft skills as critical thinking and analysis as well as technical skills in their chosen area.

The cost of an MSc will depend on factors such as like tuition variations, the field of study, the institution’s country of origin, and course material prices. Contact your school directly if you would like to receive detailed financial information before enrolling.

An MSc can open up a wide variety of different career fields. Many professional disciplines require a master’s degree for employees to advance, such as engineering or business management. Students may choose to work for a wide variety of large, medium, and small organizations, including corporations, nonprofit groups, and government agencies. Some students choose to continue within academia and become teachers or researchers.

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Brunel University London
London, United Kingdom + 2 More

The online Engineering Management MSc programme helps engineering and technology graduates understand current and emerging engineering management issues and the management pri ... Read more

The online Engineering Management MSc programme helps engineering and technology graduates understand current and emerging engineering management issues and the management principles that underpin effective strategies and outcomes. Read less
MSc
01 September 2020
Full-time
Part-time
English
Online
 
The University of Law Business School Online
London, United Kingdom + 1 More

The MSc Global Accounting provides a postgraduate award with a strong focus on employability. It is ideal for students with numerical backgrounds who have an interest in devel ... Read more

The MSc Global Accounting provides a postgraduate award with a strong focus on employability. It is ideal for students with numerical backgrounds who have an interest in developing an in-depth specialist knowledge and a critical understanding of the key aspects of global accounting, and in particular, who are looking to pursue, advance or switch to a career in global accounting. Read less
MSc
01 October 2020
Full-time
English
Online
 
Webster University Online
St. Louis, USA

The MS in Cybersecurity prepares individuals for demanding positions in public and private sectors overseeing, operating, or protecting critical computer systems, information, ... Read more

The MS in Cybersecurity prepares individuals for demanding positions in public and private sectors overseeing, operating, or protecting critical computer systems, information, networks, infrastructures, and communications networks. Read less
MSc
01 May 2020
Full-time
Part-time
18 months
English
Online
 
London School of Business & Finance: InterActive
UK Online, United Kingdom

Become a key player in the banking, investment, or finance industry with a degree that matches your high ambitions. Our dual online MSc & MA in Finance & Investment pr ... Read more

Become a key player in the banking, investment, or finance industry with a degree that matches your high ambitions. Our dual online MSc & MA in Finance & Investment programme equips graduates with expertise and an understanding of relevant concepts to move up in your company or even begin an entirely new career path. Read less
MSc
October 2020
Full-time
Part-time
18 months
English
Online
 
University of Glasgow Online
Glasgow, United Kingdom

There is a huge discrepancy in educational standards both nationally and internationally, yet the commitment to provide the best opportunities remains strong. The University o ... Read more

There is a huge discrepancy in educational standards both nationally and internationally, yet the commitment to provide the best opportunities remains strong. The University of Glasgow recognises the need for quality teachers and their Online MSc Education is committed to developing you into a future curriculum leader. They do this with a strong focus on research and high-level teaching from their expert faculty, and as a result, the School of Education are ranked 1st in the UK (The Times Good University Guide 2018). Read less
MSc
01 April 2020
Part-time
2 years
English
Online
 
University of Law Online
UK Online, United Kingdom

Building on knowledge already gained from STEP Professional Postgraduate Diploma in Private Wealth Advising, the MSc Law and Private Client Advice provides a master’s degree w ... Read more

Building on knowledge already gained from STEP Professional Postgraduate Diploma in Private Wealth Advising, the MSc Law and Private Client Advice provides a master’s degree with a strong focus on the development of skills and knowledge in the law and compliance field. Read less
MSc
January 2020
Full-time
Part-time
5 years
English
Online
 
Michigan State University Online
East Lansing, USA

Prepare for a career as a detective, corrections supervisor, federal agent, anti-money laundering Investigator and more with Michigan State University's online Master of Scien ... Read more

Prepare for a career as a detective, corrections supervisor, federal agent, anti-money laundering Investigator and more with Michigan State University's online Master of Science in Criminal Justice—ranked the No. 10 Best Online Criminal Justice Program of 2019 by U.S. News & World Report. You'll benefit from MSU's extensive professional network and 80+ years of educating criminal justice professionals. Read less
MSc
06 May 2020
Full-time
2 years
English
Online
 
Arden University
Coventry, United Kingdom

The modern workplace relies heavily on data, and people with the skills to handle and interpret business data are in high demand. Arden University’s online MSc Data Analytics ... Read more

The modern workplace relies heavily on data, and people with the skills to handle and interpret business data are in high demand. Arden University’s online MSc Data Analytics & Finance programme combines the study of data analytics and finance to give you sound, applicable skills in management accounting and strategic financial decision-making. Read less
MSc
January 2020
Full-time
Part-time
18 months
English
Online
 
The University of Law Business School Online
London, United Kingdom + 1 More

This degree is ideal for those interested in a future career in banking, personal finance and corporate finance or as an accountant, offering an excellent foundation for your ... Read more

This degree is ideal for those interested in a future career in banking, personal finance and corporate finance or as an accountant, offering an excellent foundation for your career or for further study. As well as gaining a formal qualification, you will build a skills portfolio that you can show to future employers. Read less
MSc
01 October 2020
Full-time
Part-time
12 months
English
Online
 
The University of Law Business School Online
London, United Kingdom + 1 More

The MSc International Marketing is designed for today’s marketing professionals and aligned with the acclaimed standards of the Chartered Institute of Marketing. The programme ... Read more

The MSc International Marketing is designed for today’s marketing professionals and aligned with the acclaimed standards of the Chartered Institute of Marketing. The programme offers you a thorough grounding in business and the more specialist concepts and applications of marketing management. Read less
MSc
01 October 2020
Full-time
Part-time
12 months
English
Online
 
The University of Law Business School Online
London, United Kingdom + 1 More

The MSc Leadership and Human Resource Management provides you with the expertise required to effectively manage personnel and lead across global HR systems.

The MSc Leadership and Human Resource Management provides you with the expertise required to effectively manage personnel and lead across global HR systems. Read less
MSc
01 October 2020
Full-time
Part-time
12 months
English
Online
 
The University of Law Business School Online
London, United Kingdom + 1 More

The MSc in Strategic Business Management is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and is aimed at graduates who have an interest in developing an in-depth kno ... Read more

The MSc in Strategic Business Management is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and is aimed at graduates who have an interest in developing an in-depth knowledge and a critical understanding of the key aspects of strategic business and management. Read less
MSc
01 October 2020
Full-time
Part-time
12 months
English
Online
 
Webster University Online
St. Louis, USA

The Master of Science (MS)* in finance is designed to provide a quantitative and comprehensive examination of the finance field. Students will advance through corporate financ ... Read more

The Master of Science (MS)* in finance is designed to provide a quantitative and comprehensive examination of the finance field. Students will advance through corporate finance, investments, and markets and institutions. Read less
MSc
01 May 2020
Full-time
Part-time
18 months
English
Online
 
University of Law Online
UK Online, United Kingdom

Building on knowledge already gained from the International Compliance Association's Professional Postgraduate Diploma, the MSc Law and Financial Crime Compliance provides a m ... Read more

Building on knowledge already gained from the International Compliance Association's Professional Postgraduate Diploma, the MSc Law and Financial Crime Compliance provides a master’s degree with a strong focus on the development of skills and knowledge in the law and compliance field. Read less
MSc
January 2020
Full-time
Part-time
5 years
English
Online
 
University of Law Online
UK Online, United Kingdom

Building on knowledge already gained from the International Compliance Association's Professional Postgraduate Diploma, the MSc Law, Governance, Risk and Compliance provides a ... Read more

Building on knowledge already gained from the International Compliance Association's Professional Postgraduate Diploma, the MSc Law, Governance, Risk and Compliance provides a master’s degree with a strong focus on the development of skills and knowledge in the law and compliance field. Read less
MSc
January 2020
Full-time
Part-time
5 years
English
Online