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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University of Bolton - Online Studies
London, United Kingdom

Aligned to follow the final ACCA examinations, our MSc in Accountancy and Financial Management Top-Up programme is designed to support your career development in business, acc ... +

Aligned to follow the final ACCA examinations, our MSc in Accountancy and Financial Management Top-Up programme is designed to support your career development in business, accounting and financial management roles. It offers finance, accountancy and broader management knowledge that can be central to success in many private and public sector industries. -
MSc
Full-time
2 semesters
English
Jan 2020
Online
 
Brunel University London
London, United Kingdom

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

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. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Jan 2020
Online
 
The University of Law Business School Online
UK Online, United Kingdom

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 ... +

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. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
12 months
English
Feb 2020
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 Master in Finance and Investments programme ... +

Become a key player in the banking, investment, or finance industry with a degree that matches your high ambitions. Our dual online Master in Finance and Investments 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. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
18 months
English
Jan 2020
Online
 
University of Law Online Postgraduate
London, 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 ... +

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. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
5 years
English
Jan 2020
Online
 
UCFB
London, United Kingdom

UCFB’s unique MSc International Sports Management (Online) provides an unparalleled educational and experiential opportunity for aspiring sports leaders. This pioneering progr ... +

UCFB’s unique MSc International Sports Management (Online) provides an unparalleled educational and experiential opportunity for aspiring sports leaders. This pioneering programme has been developed as a transformational journey suited for graduates of all disciplines, as well as for current professionals working within various sectors of the sports industry, for example in management, marketing or operations. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Jan 2020
Online
 
Cass Business School
London, United Kingdom

Our online MSc in Global Finance is a world-class master’s programme, offered through one of the world’s top ‘triple-crown’-accredited business schools.

Our online MSc in Global Finance is a world-class master’s programme, offered through one of the world’s top ‘triple-crown’-accredited business schools. -
MSc
Part-time
24 months
English
04 May 2020
26 Apr 2020
Online
 
Queen Mary Online
London, United Kingdom

Want to advance the public good, influence public policies, and start a career in an international organisation, NGO or private sector? Then this course will provide you with ... +

Want to advance the public good, influence public policies, and start a career in an international organisation, NGO or private sector? Then this course will provide you with an in-depth analysis of the concepts, stakeholders and processes involved in international public policy. -
MSc
Part-time
2 years
English
04 May 2020
20 Apr 2020
Online
 
University of Bath Online
Bath, United Kingdom

Join one of the fastest growing industries in the UK, with an Online MSc in Computer Science, from the University of Bath. By 2022 more than 500,000 people will be needed to f ... +

Join one of the fastest growing industries in the UK, with an Online MSc in Computer Science, from the University of Bath. By 2022 more than 500,000 people will be needed to fill positions in the three highest skilled groups in the digital arena. The University of Bath recognises the importance of developing elite computer science professionals, and this course offers you the chance to upgrade your know-how and switch up your career, no matter if you want to be a software developer or a technical analyst. -
MSc
Part-time
27 months
English
Apr 2020
01 Apr 2020
Online
 
Arden University
Coventry, United Kingdom

Big Data has become an essential component of modern business, placing a high demand for professionals with the data handling skills to capitalise in this area. The online MSc ... +

Big Data has become an essential component of modern business, placing a high demand for professionals with the data handling skills to capitalise in this area. The online MSc Data Analytics and Information Systems Management programme from Arden University combines these two disciplines to give you advanced data handling capabilities that will inform technical decision-making. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
18 months
English
Jan 2020
Online
 
The University of Law Business School Online
UK Online, United Kingdom

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 ... +

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. -
MSc
Full-time
English
Feb 2020
Online
 
The University of Law Business School Online
UK Online, United Kingdom

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 ... +

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. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
12 months
English
Feb 2020
Online
 
University of Law Online Postgraduate
London, 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 ... +

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. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
5 years
English
Jan 2020
Online
 
University of Law Online Postgraduate
London, 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 ... +

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. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
5 years
English
Jan 2020
Online
 
University of Law Online Postgraduate
London, United Kingdom

Our MSc in Legal Technology is available for both law and non-law graduates, providing you with an insight into this rapidly developing area. You will learn the basics of this ... +

Our MSc in Legal Technology is available for both law and non-law graduates, providing you with an insight into this rapidly developing area. You will learn the basics of this exciting and often disruptive technology in a legal context and the regulation which is being formed around it. -
MSc
Part-time
24 months
English
Jan 2020
Online