Distance learning

We understand that some of our students need flexible study options – which is why we’ve made studying here more inclusive with an exciting range of fully online postgraduate courses.

Student studying on laptop

What could an online course at NTU do for you?

Interested in progressing your career, or having a total change of direction? Or maybe you’re passionate about your subject, and want to study it in greater detail? Whatever your motivation for doing a postgraduate course, perhaps you’re also wondering how you’d fit your studies around your personal and working life.

As an online student here, you’ll benefit from the same top class teaching, award-winning research expertise and excellent career opportunities as our students studying on campus – wherever you live in the world. We’ll welcome you into our friendly and supportive NTU community, and, after graduation, you’ll join the ranks of our successful and respected alumni.

You’ll reap all the benefits of studying at one of the largest and most popular universities in the UK, but with the flexibility to study at your own pace, as and when it suits you.

What courses do we offer?

We currently offer online courses in the following:

Find out more about our 100% online courses.

If you need any more help or information, please email the Admissions Team or call on +44 (0)115 941 8419

We also offer an online course in MSc Biomedical Science by Flexible Learning

For more information on this course, please call our Admissions Team on +44 (0)115 848 4200

Interactive course features

We are continually developing innovative ways to bring our courses to life via our virtual learning environment. Our online courses are designed to immerse you in the material to make you feel like you’re in the classroom. These interactive elements and features include:

  • Video lectures
  • Social interaction
  • Real-life case studies
  • Interactive assignments
  • Research supervision
  • Academic and technical support

But why choose NTU?

  • 96% of our postgraduates are employed within six months of graduating (latest Destination of Leavers from Higher Education survey 2014-15).
  • A massive 93% of our students would recommend studying at NTU (latest National Student Survey 2015).
  • In 2015, we won a Guardian University Award for teaching excellence.
  • We’re the best UK university for international students in the Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2016.

Still need help?

+44 (0)115 941 8418