University of Essex Online

Introduction

Welcome to University of Essex Online. If you’re looking to improve your professional career our online distance learning degrees and postgraduate courses are some of the most cost-effective, convenient and flexible ways to do it. Enhance both your education and your career regardless of geographical location, work or personal commitments.

By studying a University of Essex Online course, you will receive your qualification from a highly regarded UK university and have access to all the academic support you would expect to receive on campus.

Why study with University of Essex Online?

  • Boost your career and earning potential with skills that are directly transferable to the workplace.
  • Quality teaching from industry professionals combined with the latest online educational technology.
  • We have consistently received outstanding overall student satisfaction ratings from the independent National Student Survey, receiving a score of 93% for overall student satisfaction in 2017.

About us

We offer undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses online to both UK and international students that enables them to benefit from a flexible approach to study, while maintaining the quality and support you would expect from a top UK university.

Our structured distance learning courses allow you to work towards your degree in a unique virtual learning environment and still have access to all the support and facilities you would expect to receive on campus. Whether you’re a student looking to enhance your professional career or a school leaver who has opted for an income and valuable work experience whilst studying for a degree, online study is a cost-effective, convenient and flexible way to do it.

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Programs

This school also offers:

BA

BA (Hons) Business and Management

Online Part time 48 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online Colchester + 1 more

Our Business and Management Bachelors degree online enables students to develop their knowledge, skills and understanding of the strategic and international dimensions of business and management. The course will provide you with the necessary expertise to critically evaluate business models and concepts and apply them to real-world situations... [+]

BA (Hons) Business and Management

Our Business and Management Bachelors degree online enables students to develop their knowledge, skills and understanding of the strategic and international dimensions of business and management. The course will provide you with the necessary expertise to critically evaluate business models and concepts and apply them to real-world situations.

Why study this subject?

Studying BA (Hons) Business and Management will prepare you for a wide range of careers as you develop knowledge of markets, customer behaviour, corporate strategy and project management. Opportunities exist with employers in the private, public and voluntary sectors, not to mention the possibility of running your own business. If you are already working in your chosen field and looking to develop your career, the course includes flexible options that allow you to specialise in an area of business studies, for example marketing communications or business finance.... [-]


BA (Hons) Business and Marketing

Online Part time 48 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online Colchester + 1 more

Our BA (Hons) Business and Marketing degree online equips students with a broad-based and thorough understanding of the rapidly changing environment and operations of modern business and market promotion. The business modules will introduce you to increasingly complex problems and encourage you to apply your knowledge and understanding to develop innovative solutions. The marketing modules will not only further your understanding of the role of... [+]

BA (Hons) Business and Marketing

Our BA (Hons) Business and Marketing degree online equips students with a broad-based and thorough understanding of the rapidly changing environment and operations of modern business and market promotion.

The business modules will introduce you to increasingly complex problems and encourage you to apply your knowledge and understanding to develop innovative solutions. The marketing modules will not only further your understanding of the role of the marketing function in organisations but can also allow you to study specialist topics such as e-business marketing and business-to-business marketing.

Why study this subject?

Marketing is one of the fastest-growing creative industries and at the centre of what many businesses do. Studying BA (Hons) Business and Marketing will contribute to your career development as you explore concepts such as consumer analysis and the planning and implementation of marketing programmes. The wider skills and knowledge gained from the business modules will also equip you to follow a number of different career paths, providing you with a solid grounding in research, reporting, analysis and presentation.... [-]


BA (Hons) Criminology and Criminal Justice

Online Part time 48 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online Colchester + 1 more

Our BA (Hons) Criminology and Criminal Justice degree is a broad-based programme of study that explores both the social and personal aspects of crime. It examines some of the most serious concerns we face as a society, such as: What causes crime and criminal behaviour? Can crime be prevented? How and why should we punish offenders? How does criminal justice link to social justice? The course requires a critical engagement with criminology theory... [+]

BA (Hons) Criminology and Criminal Justice

Our BA (Hons) Criminology and Criminal Justice degree is a broad-based programme of study that explores both the social and personal aspects of crime. It examines some of the most serious concerns we face as a society, such as: What causes crime and criminal behaviour? Can crime be prevented? How and why should we punish offenders? How does criminal justice link to social justice? The course requires a critical engagement with criminology theory, research methods and the history of crime and punishment.

Why study this subject?

Studying BA (Hons) Criminology and Criminal Justice will provide you with a range of skills and knowledge useful for a career within the criminal justice system or in other areas such as public policy, social work or local government. You will gain an understanding of the social and personal aspects of crime, develop critical thinking skills, and become confident in your ability to analyse and reflect upon different sociological, legal and economic theories. You will also gain transferable skills in research, time management and written communication.... [-]


Certificate

CertCE Business Studies

Online Part time 8 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online Colchester + 1 more

If you’re keen to try university study, our CertCE Business Studies course online can be achieved as a stand-alone qualification or used as a stepping stone towards a Foundation or Bachelors degree. The course has been designed to give students practical and usable skills that can be used in both current and future employment roles. Study is based around specific business-related issues within the context of cross-functional modules... [+]

CertCE Business Studies

If you’re keen to try university study, our CertCE Business Studies course online can be achieved as a stand-alone qualification or used as a stepping stone towards a Foundation or Bachelors degree. The course has been designed to give students practical and usable skills that can be used in both current and future employment roles. Study is based around specific business-related issues within the context of cross-functional modules that will develop your communications, presentation, writing, analytical and critical thinking skills.

Why study this subject?

Studying for a CertCE Business Studies will introduce you to a number of key and practical skills that can form the basis for ongoing career development. Learn about the structure and dynamics of different types of organisations, understand different leadership and managerial approaches, become adept at analysing, evaluating and interpreting information and data and discover techniques to solve a range of business problems.... [-]


CertCE Criminology and Criminal Justice

Online Part time 8 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom Colchester

Our certificate in criminal justice programme is taught part-time and is a nationally recognised qualification. [+]

Our certificate in criminal justice programme is taught part-time and is a nationally recognised qualification. It is the equivalent of half of a first-year of undergraduate study and is open to anyone with an interest in criminal justice. The programme is broad-based and aims to equip students with an understanding of the rapidly changing criminal justice environment. The course focuses on national, legal and policy issues facing the criminal justice system and it introduces students to the problems facing policy-makers and practitioners. Students explore broad criminological issues such as theory, research, crime prevention, punishment and rehabilitation.

Why study this subject?

A Certificate of Continuing Education (CertCE) is the basic qualification that can be gained in higher education and it shows that you are capable of studying successfully at university level. It will also equip you with a range of skills and knowledge useful for a career within a criminal justice setting or may enhance your existing knowledge if you already work in the sector. You will gain understanding of crime and social and personal factors; develop critical thinking; and become confident in considering and reflecting upon sociological, legal and criminological theories. You will also gain skills in research, time management and written communication, which are readily transferrable to the world of work.... [-]


MBA

MBA

Online Part time 24 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom Colchester UK Online + 1 more

This MBA is an advanced qualification designed for students with an entrepreneurial spirit who wish to run their own business, accelerate their career or advance to a leadership role. [+]

MBA

This MBA is an advanced qualification designed for students with an entrepreneurial spirit who wish to run their own business, accelerate their career or advance to a leadership role.2017-2018 Academic Year Offer: We have introduced a scholarship of £2,100 towards this MBA course for all students enrolling in the 2017-2018 academic year.

Overview

Developed in partnership with the world-class team at Essex Business School, this online MBA programme combines cutting-edge learning technology with teaching expertise from industry leaders.* Working alongside a diverse and professional cohort, students will study a broad range of business themes, management techniques and leadership qualities. The programme encompasses a wide range of innovative modules covering a variety of industry-specific topics including entrepreneurship, managerial economics, business strategy, sustainable operations and many more. Throughout these thought-provoking and challenging modules, students are given the opportunity to explore the impacts of internationalisation while also gaining the skills to lead in increasingly demanding marketplaces. The programme also supports and develops the entrepreneurial spirit, allowing each student to build sustainable, resilient business models.... [-]


MSc

MSc Business and Management

Online Part time 24 semesters Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online Colchester + 1 more

Our MSc Business and Management Masters degree offers an advanced qualification that is designed to equip graduates with a thorough understanding of modern management concepts and techniques. The course explores a core set of concepts and ideas about business and management challenging you to apply your understanding of core topics and contemporary issues in the corporate world. It will prepare you to face the challenges of managing and... [+]

MSc Business and Management

Our MSc Business and Management Masters degree offers an advanced qualification that is designed to equip graduates with a thorough understanding of modern management concepts and techniques. The course explores a core set of concepts and ideas about business and management challenging you to apply your understanding of core topics and contemporary issues in the corporate world. It will prepare you to face the challenges of managing and working in a variety of organisations, both within Europe and internationally.You will gain confidence in strategic areas including financial decision making, leadership in practice and managing across cultures.

Why study this subject? ... [-]

MSc Business with Finance

Online Part time 24 months January 2018 United Kingdom UK Online

Develop advanced business and financial skills while exploring the very latest theories and practices of modern business environments. Whether your goal is to work at a senior level at a private, public or non-profit making organisation, our MSc Business with Finance will make your CV stand out from the crowd. [+]

Develop advanced business and financial skills while exploring the very latest theories and practices of modern business environments. Whether your goal is to work at a senior level at a private, public or non-profit making organisation, our MSc Business with Finance will make your CV stand out from the crowd.

Develop a range of subject-specific and transferable skills on our MSc Business and Management postgraduate degree programme. This advanced course covers a wide range of challenging and thought-provoking topics including economics for managers, financial decision-making, research methods and many more*.

The programme also gives you the opportunity to undertake independent research and create a 40-credit Business and Management Research Report.... [-]


MSc Business with Human Resources

Online Part time 24 months January 2018 United Kingdom UK Online

Boost both your confidence and knowledge of two critical areas of modern national or multi-national business environments with our MSc Business with Human Resources. Whatever sector you wish to work in, this combined programme will equip you with all the skills required for a senior-level management position. [+]

Boost both your confidence and knowledge of two critical areas of modern national or multi-national business environments with our MSc Business with Human Resources. Whatever sector you wish to work in, this combined programme will equip you with all the skills required for a senior-level management position.

With modules covering leadership, economics, human resource management and much more, our MSc Business with Human Resources will prepare you for a senior role in almost any private, public or non-profit making organisation*.

You’ll use cutting-edge theories and practices to critically reflect on your own workplace experience, while also developing cross-functional abilities and transferable skills.... [-]


MSc Business with Marketing

Online Part time 24 months January 2018 United Kingdom UK Online

Boost your career prospects and your confidence with knowledge from our MSc Business with Marketing. This advanced programme will equip you with all the subject-specific and transferable skills required to progress in either a private, public and non-profit making organisation. [+]

Boost your career prospects and your confidence with knowledge from our MSc Business with Marketing. This advanced programme will equip you with all the subject-specific and transferable skills required to progress in either a private, public and non-profit making organisation.

Business and marketing are both valuable areas of expertise in modern business environments, and our MSc Business with Marketing will prepare you for a senior role in any number of industries*.

Graduates from this programme will be able to demonstrate a comprehensive in-depth knowledge of management interaction and team building with areas of specialisation, examine and appraise research methods and technological skills and more.... [-]


MSc Criminology and Criminal Psychology

Online Part time 24 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom Colchester

Our MSc Criminology and Criminal Psychology Masters degree offers an advanced qualification that is designed to equip graduates with a thorough understanding of cutting-edge and important topics within criminology and criminal psychology. [+]

Our MSc Criminology and Criminal Psychology Masters degree offers an advanced qualification that is designed to equip graduates with a thorough understanding of cutting-edge and important topics within criminology and criminal psychology.

Why study this subject?

Studying for a Criminology and Criminal Psychology Masters qualification gives you the opportunity to expand your subject knowledge and build on the skills you have gained during your undergraduate studies. The benefits extend beyond improving your earning potential.

If you have not previously studied for a Bachelors degree in criminology, criminal justice or related subjects, our MSc Criminology and Criminal Psychology course will provide grounding for a range of specialist careers including hundreds of different roles within the Police Service (from analytical Police Staff roles to serving Police Officers), working with offenders from support workers to probation and prison staff, working within victim services and roles within a variety of law enforcement agencies from the Security Services to the National Crime Agency.... [-]


Postgraduate Certificate

BSc (Hons) Psychology

Online Part time 48 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online Colchester + 1 more

Developed and led by Chartered Psychologists, our BSc (Hons) Psychology degree allows students to discover the fascinating world of psychology. 100% online and part-time, this recognised qualification will prepare you for a wide range of jobs and opportunities. [+]

BSc (Hons) Psychology

The programme includes many thought-provoking topics including forensic and investigative psychology, education psychology, the psychology of sport and exercise, and critical social psychology. Students also get to develop their own knowledge within a particular psychology topic of interest by writing a 30-credit final project.

Graduates from this BSc (Hons) Psychology course will have an understanding of the scientific and theoretical underpinnings of the discipline. They will also develop detailed knowledge of several specialised areas/or applications of psychology, including the ability to recognise the variability and diversity of psychological functioning (and its significance).... [-]


PG Certificate Criminology and Criminal Psychology

Online Part time 8 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom Colchester

Our Postgraduate Certificate in Criminology and Criminal Psychology offers an advanced qualification useful to graduates who wish to work within a variety of occupations across both public and private sectors, including the police force, law enforcement agencies and many more. [+]

Our Postgraduate Certificate in Criminology and Criminal Psychology offers an advanced qualification useful to graduates who wish to work within a variety of occupations across both public and private sectors, including the police force, law enforcement agencies and many more.

Upon completion of your Postgraduate Certificate, we offer the opportunity for you to progress on to study for a Postgraduate Diploma (awarded after 120 credits) and a full Masters (awarded after 180 credits). Please contact a member of the Admissions team for more information. This course is not accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS).

Career destinations

A postgraduate qualification is a major achievement and greatly valued by employers. Recent surveys show that higher degree graduates are more likely to obtain jobs at professional or managerial level and less likely to be unemployed. For some jobs, a postgraduate qualification may be essential, for others it offers a competitive edge. ... [-]


PG Cert Policing and Criminal Investigation

Online Part time 8 months February 2018 United Kingdom UK Online

Explore the challenges faced by police and investigative teams in a criminal case while also discovering the many techniques used to investigate major crimes. This short course is perfect for students wanting to move into a career in policing or investigation, or it can be used as a stepping stone towards our full MSc Criminology and Criminal Psychology. [+]

Explore the challenges faced by police and investigative teams in a criminal case while also discovering the many techniques used to investigate major crimes. This short course is perfect for students wanting to move into a career in policing or investigation, or it can be used as a stepping stone towards our full MSc Criminology and Criminal Psychology.

This unique online Postgraduate Certificate in Policing and Criminal Investigation introduces many key topics relating to policing, psychology and criminal investigations*.

You’ll discover the varied techniques used to investigate major crimes, such as homicide and sexual assault, while also critically reviewing effective police leadership and partnerships. The programme also has a strong focus on the role of psychology in supporting criminal investigations.... [-]


Postgraduate Diploma

PG Diploma Business and Management

Online Part time 16 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom Colchester

Our Postgraduate Diploma in Business and Management offers an advanced qualification that is designed to equip graduates with a thorough understanding of modern management concepts and techniques. You will gain confidence in strategic areas including financial decision making, leadership in practice and managing across cultures. [+]

Our Postgraduate Diploma in Business and Management offers an advanced qualification that is designed to equip graduates with a thorough understanding of modern management concepts and techniques. You will gain confidence in strategic areas including financial decision making, leadership in practice and managing across cultures. Graduates with a non-business Bachelors degree will complete a pre-course self-study pack before beginning their first Level 7 module. The reading material and tutor support provided will help you to adapt to the challenge of postgraduate business study and give you the tools to develop your skills in a new direction with confidence. Upon commencement of the Postgraduate Diploma in Business and Management course, you will undertake an induction program prior to starting your first module which will enable you to familiarise yourself with our virtual learning platform and understand what will be expected of you during your online studies. Upon completion of your Postgraduate Diploma, we offer the opportunity for you to progress on to study for a full Masters (awarded after 180 credits).... [-]


PG Diploma Criminology and Criminal Psychology

Online Part time 16 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom Colchester

Our Postgraduate Diploma in Criminology and Criminal Psychology offers an advanced qualification that is designed to equip graduates with a thorough understanding of cutting-edge and important topics within criminology and criminal psychology. [+]

Our Postgraduate Diploma in Criminology and Criminal Psychology offers an advanced qualification that is designed to equip graduates with a thorough understanding of cutting-edge and important topics within criminology and criminal psychology.

Upon completion of your Postgraduate Diploma, we offer the opportunity for you to progress on to study for a full Masters (awarded after 180 credits). Please contact a member of the Admissions team for more information.

This course is not accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS).

Career destinations

A postgraduate qualification is a major achievement and greatly valued by employers. Recent surveys show that higher degree graduates are more likely to obtain jobs at professional or managerial level and less likely to be unemployed. For some jobs, a postgraduate qualification may be essential, for others it offers a competitive edge. ... [-]


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