At the University of St Andrews, it is possible to study some postgraduate courses via distance learning. The following taught courses are available via distance learning for the current year of entry. Most part-time programmes take twice as long as their equivalent full-time programmes.
This interdisciplinary course between biblical and theological studies can be taken part time as:
- individual modules (15 weeks part time per module)
- a Postgraduate Diploma (minimum 18 months and maximum four years part time)
- an MLitt (minimum two years and maximum five years part time).
A short study conference at the start of each module will be held at the University, and the rest of the course will be taught using internet-based virtual learning, which will include guided reading, lectures and online discussions.
This course is offered by the University of St Andrews in collaboration with The Fish Site. Sustainable Aquaculture can be taken part time as:
- a module course (9 to 12 weeks)
- a Postgraduate Certificate (minimum one year, maximum two years)
- a Postgraduate Diploma (minimum 18 months, maximum four years)
- an MSc (minimum two years, maximum five years).
These modular programmes are taught part time via an online e-learning platform that offers online tutorial support, direct email contact with tutors, video streams, and access to student bulletin boards. This structure allows students the maximum flexibility to complete their studies while continuing in their employment.
Read more about distance-learning degrees in Sustainable Aquaculture:
- Sustainable Aquaculture MSc/PGDip
- Sustainable Aquaculture (Invertebrates) or (Vertebrates) PG Certificate
- Sustainable Aquaculture modular course.
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages is available as a distance learning course part time. Students on Distance Learning Masters can complete their studies in a minimum of two years and a maximum of five years.
The course is delivered through recorded lectures, recorded mini-lectures, online chatrooms, podcasts, guided writing, a number of webinars, and intensive feedback sessions on your work.
Read more about distance-learning degrees in TESOL:
- Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) - Distance learning MSc
- TESOL with a specialism in Assessment and Evaluation - Distance learning MSc
- TESOL with a specialism in English for Academic Purposes - Distance learning MSc
- TESOL with a specialism in English Medium Instruction - Distance learning MSc
- TESOL with a specialism in Teaching Young Learners - Distance learning MSc
- TESOL with a specialism in Technology for Teaching - Distance learning MSc
Terrorism and Political Violence is available as a distance learning course part time. As a student, you can study for the Postgraduate Diploma (two to four years part time) or an MLitt (three to five years part time).
The course is delivered through a combination of e-books, online unit and course notes, online tutorials, links to recommended readings and chat and video forums.
This postgraduate distance-learning course can be studied as a part-time qualification by professional care staff and management who provide services to people with dementia.
Read more about The Psychology of Dementia Care.