University of Essex Online

Study online

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Experts in the delivery of online higher education.

Kaplan Open Learning has been working in partnership with the University of Essex since 2007 to deliver 100% online and part-time undergraduate and postgraduate degrees as well as short courses. University of Essex Online today has students from over 170 countries worldwide and over 3,000 have successfully graduated with us.

Get a prospectus to find out more about our online programmes.

Your learning and assessments are completed 100% online and awarded by the University of Essex. Qualifications are recognised worldwide a and on completion of your course you will be invited to attend graduation on campus. Interested to learn more? Explore the range of online courses we offer.

Why study online?

  • All programmes are delivered through a state-of-the-art Virtual Learning Environment (VLE), providing students with 24/7 access to lecture-casts, Q&A sessions, seminars, discussion forums and resources.
  • We are proud to consistently achieve high student satisfaction ratings in the National Student Survey (NSS). 
  • Our dedicated student advisers and study skills specialists provide students with world-class mentoring and academic study skills support from enrolment to graduation. You will also be able to rely on your module tutors for any academic support you may need, through regular live seminars, Q&As and virtual office hours.