Birmingham Online Courses

The University of Birmingham now offers a number of its postgraduate distance learning courses through its online learning platform. These comprehensive courses pair world-class academics with the latest teaching methods.

The move to provide further online provision presents a modern and more flexible learning alternative for career professionals around the world. Accessible on computers and all mobile devices, the University of Birmingham’s online learning platform allows for study with a prestigious academic institution while maintaining control over daily schedules in a way that goes beyond that of an on-campus degree programme.

Students will have access to the latest in digital media to experience more dynamic and interactive learning. Course curriculum encourages participation and connectivity through the use of video lectures, case studies, interactive assignments, digital resources and peer-to-peer social interaction.

Options include:

Online MBA

The Online MBA from Birmingham Business School is designed for enterprising business professionals with at least three years of experience who are ready to enhance their practical knowledge for the next step in their careers. By pairing informed, contemporary content with an interactive online learning platform, this course provides postgraduate students with both flexibility and critical business skills.

Online MSc in International Business

This Online Masters of Science (MSc) in International Business provides students in the early stages of their professional lives with the critical business skills and international perspective to achieve their long-term career goals. Using our advanced online learning platform, it also provides the flexibility to suit today’s modern lifestyle and places students at the centre of a highly interactive, multicultural virtual classroom.

Online Masters in Public Administration (MPA)

Earn your Masters in Public Administration (MPA) and make a lasting impact on society with a practical understanding of public leadership and a global perspective. Further your career with theory and applicable strategies gained through the University of Birmingham’s advanced online platform. It is a modern solution for today's globally minded postgraduate, offering informed insights and flexibility to meet the demands of your schedule.

Online programmes in Autism

We have three online programmes for Autism. The Autism Adults programme (MEd/BPhil/Postgraduate Diploma/ Postgraduate Certificate/Advanced Certificate) is appropriate for practitioners working with adults across the autism spectrum in a range of services and in both specialist and mainstream environments. The Autism Childrens programme offers simliar awards and is designed for professionals working with children and young people on the autism spectrum, including Asperger syndrome. It is appropriate for those working in early years provision, schools, residential care, advisory, support or therapeutic services. The Autism Spectrum (Webautism) programme is completed over a year of study, earning you 60 credits at Level C (equivalent to the first six months of an undergraduate degree). It is an entry level course aimed towards practitioners  who support children and adults on the autism spectrum, including Asperger syndrome.

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