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Study 100% online. Graduate on campus. 

You will complete your studies and assessments 100% online and gain the same certificate as campus-based students at the University of Essex. Your online mode of study will only be mentioned on your academic transcript.

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About The University of Essex Online

The University of Essex Online offers 100% online part-time courses in business, computing, education, health, law, criminology and psychology. 

Being one of the longest-running providers of wholly online courses in the UK. With the latest technology to provide you with a top-class education from anywhere in the world.

At the end you’ll gain a qualification that is awarded by the University of Essex – one of the top 40 universities in the UK (Complete University Guide 2023).

Discounts and scholarships

95% for overall student satisfaction

Above the national average rating of 75% (National Student Survey 2021). With money back guarantee. If you decide your course isn’t for you within 21 days, you'll get a full refund (Terms and Conditions apply). 

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Interactive virtual learning platform

24/7 access to lecturecasts, Q&A sessions, seminars, discussion forums and a comprehensive eLibrary. This allows you to study anytime and at a place that best suits your needs and schedule.

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Full payment discount

Pay your full tuition fee upfront and you'll get a 5% discount.

This discount is only applicable to students studying online and does not apply to students studying on campus.

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Undergraduate courses


BA (Hons) Business and Management  

BA (Hons) Business and Marketing  


BSc (Hons) Healthcare Management  


LLB (Hons) Law  

LLB (Hons) Law with Business 

LLB (Hons) Law with Criminology 

LLB (Hons) Law with Psychology 


BSc (Hons) Psychology 

BSc (Hons) Business Psychology 

BSc (Hons) Criminal Psychology 

You can also pursue a CertHEs in these subjects with an open entry route, which means you don’t need any prior academic qualifications or work experience in order to start studying.

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Postgraduate courses


Master of Business Management (MBM)  

MSc Business and Management (Business Analytics) 

MSc Business with Finance 

MSc Global Digital Marketing 

MSc International Human Resource Management 

MSc Project Management 

MSc Supply Chain Management and Global Logistics 


MSc Computer Science 

MSc Cyber Security

 MSc Data Science

MSc Artificial Intelligence


MSc Criminology and Criminal Psychology


Master of Education (M.Ed.)  


LLM International Business Law 


MSc Psychology 

MSc Organisational Psychology 


MSc International Healthcare Management 

MSc Infection Control 

Master of Public Health (MPH) 

MSc Nursing 

MSc Global Mental Health and Wellbeing

The University of Essex online also offers short courses for these subjects, PG Certs and PG Dips which are respected qualifications and great stepping stones onto the Masters degrees.

International scholarship 

A partial scholarship is available to international students residing in specific regions outside of the UK. To find out more please contact the Admissions team.

This discount is only applicable to students studying online and does not apply to students studying on campus.

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Top for online classroom experience

The University of Essex Online received the award for best online classroom experience at the Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2021. 

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