Online Education in UAE - Distance Learning Courses
1. University of Liverpool, Online
Courses / Programs
University of Liverpool (UOL) offers Online Master's & Doctorate degree courses to UAE & international students in the fields of Business Administration, Management, Finance, Information Technology, Psychology, Public Health, Education, and Law.
Since its foundation in 1881, UOL has produced eight Nobel Prize winners. This academic excellence is one reason why almost three thousand professionals from more than 175 countries have chosen it for their 100% online Master's or Doctorate degrees. They also recognise that the University’s exclusive partnership with e-Learning experts Laureate Online Education provides a uniquely global perspective and stimulating educational experience.
Outstanding Reputation - The Financial Times has ranked the University of Liverpool among the top 10 UK universities in terms of annual research income; and it is the 15th largest research university in the UK. The University is also one of the top 25 universities in England according to the latest Times Higher Education Supplement University World Rankings.
Many countries, including the US and Canada, accept the standard of degrees awarded by UK universities as equivalent to their own.
- Doctor of Education (Higher Education EdD)
- Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)
- MBA program
- MSc in Management
- MSc in Mgmt (Oil & Gas)
- MSc in Information Systems Mgmt
- MSc in Project Management (IT)
- MSc in International Accounting & Finance
- MSc in Corporate Finance
- MSc in Marketing
- MSc in HR Mgmt
- MSc in IT
- MSc in Computer Security
- MSc in Software Engineering
- MSc in Internet Systems
- MSc in Clinical Research
- MSc in Applied Psychology
- Master of Public Health
- LLM International Business Law
- LLM in Int. Finance & Banking Law
Based in the UK, the University of Roehampton, London has been providing quality education for more than 170 years through its colleges. Today, the University continues this tradition of excellence by providing working professionals globally with access to high-quality, fully-online masters degree programmes at an all-inclusive, affordable tuition.
The University offers its online masters programmes in partnership with Laureate International Universities, a trusted global leader in providing access to high quality, innovative, accredited institutions of Higher Education.
Conveniently accessible to UAE and international students, our engaging online environment blends the academic rigor of a UK masters degree programme with the networking benefits of social media, providing working professionals with exclusive access to a vibrant, interactive learning experience, the opportunity to build a professional network and collaborate with associates globally.
The Flexibility you need: - No set lecture times
- Classroom access 24 hours a day
- Comprehensive support
What’s more, each of our online masters degree programmes has an all-inclusive tuition fee of $10,000 USD (This covers everything from your application processing to library access, course materials, technology, and personal support.
Our straight-forward payment plan means you can break your payments into 9 instalments over the duration of your studies.
* This programme is in the final stages of validation with the University.
Based in the UAE and India, Westford School of Management offers a range of internationally-recognized business programs online, including postgraduate diploma courses and MBA degree programs from the UK. These programs will enable our students to excel in fields such as Project Management, International Marketing, HR Management and Supply Chain Management among others. They will also enhance their employment prospects in their chosen career or their opportunities to pursue higher education.
Westford School of Management offers an interactive, dynamic brand of graduate education that is suitable suited for full-time students and working professionals alike. Our business qualifications are authenticated and accredited by the renowned accredited academic awarding bodies, colleges and universities from the UK. This gives you the valuable opportunity to earn a respected and internationally-recognised UK qualification without the need to go to the UK.
Our business diploma and degree courses are available online or in traditional classroom-based format. We use sophisticated technology and the power of the internet to give students an invaluable learning and global networking experience.
- Online Top-up MBA certified by Cardiff Metropolitan University - 12-15 months. Also offered in-class in UAE
- Online Top-up MBA awarded by University of Wolverhampton, UK
- MA in Management - University of Wolverhampton
- PG Extended Diploma Strategic Management & Leadership
The Indian Board of Alternative Medicines is an internationally-recognized holistic medicine training institute offering classroom-based and distance learning courses to UAE students and alternative medicine students all over the world.
We provide undergraduate and graduate diploma and degree programmes in a range of alternative medicine therapies including Naturopathy; Medicinal Herbalism; Traditional Chinese Medicine, Reflexology among many others. All of our courses are taught through English.
Our graduates are required to demonstrate a broad understanding and competency in healthcare and maintain a commitment to intellectual development, health and healing practice and scholarship in complementary, alternative and traditional medicine, and integrated health practices.
The Indian Board of Alternative Medicines is one of the largest open international educational academies and a premier institution in the field of alternative / complementary medicine and health promotion.
Student Testimonial: "First, I would like to confirm that I am thoroughly enjoying the BASM course. Hopefully, I should be ready soon to take the exams. The course is very interesting and refreshing. My greetings to everyone. I am very intent on starting the Ph.D. with IBAM."
- Catherine Vander Cammen, Portsmouth, U.K.
- Doctor of Medicine in Alternative Medicines
- Doctor of Naturopathy / Natural Medicine
- Doctor of Oriental Medicine
- Doctor of Holistic Medicine
- Doctor of Medicine in Acupuncture
- Doctor of Medicine in Electro Homeopathy
- Masters in Psychotherapy & Counseling
- Bachelor's in Alternative Medicine
- Paramedical Diploma courses
- 1 year Diploma courses in Yoga & Massage, Reiki Therapy, Reflexology, Iridology, Holistic Nutrition & more..
The Legal Secretary courses are taught by Wendy Souter, the creator and founder of the Legal Secretary course in London. These courses focus on Conveyancing, Litigation and Paralegal Studies for those who wish to work in a UK law firm, or wherever English Law is practised, as in some Commonwealth countries.
The courses are tailor-made to give all the benefits, without stress or you having to give up valuable nights or weekends attending outside classrooms. To be eligible to study a Legal Secretary Course, you must have previous secretarial/office skills, minimum typing speed of 50wpm and MS word proficient.
Student Testimonial: "I wish to thank you for your help and kindness throughout the course. You are an excellent tutor and made lessons interesting and understandable throughout. I have enjoyed the course and it was quite sad to finish. I am pleased to hear that I have passed but can only say that this could not have been accomplished without your excellent tutorship. Once again many thanks." - Sharon
The courses cover the English Legal System and are eligible for use wherever English Law is practised. The courses are:
- Conveyancing (Freehold & Leasehold) - 5 weeks
- Litigation (Criminal, Civil & Matrimonial) - 5 weeks
- Combined Course: Conveyancing & Litigation - 10 weeks
- Paralegal Course - 12 weeks (6 weeks each Module).
The Interactive Design Institute (IDI) is the UK’s leading provider of online qualifications in design. We offer a range of accredited courses at Certificate, Foundation, Diploma, Bachelor Degree, and Master Degree level to UAE students and international students worldwide. Our courses include Graphic Design, Product Design, Illustration, Photography, and Interior Architecture & Design.
With start dates every February, June & October, you can register at any time. You can choose to study full-time or part-time and fit your studies around work or family commitments.
IDI is a collaborative partner of the University of Hertfordshire, one of the UK’s best modern universities. Students on our degree courses are registered with the university, and the certificates that graduates receive on completion of their studies are awarded by the University of Hertfordshire.
IDI also provides the Level 3 Diploma in Foundation Studies (art, design & media) online. This qualification provides entry to degree-level courses at art colleges and universities throughout the UK.
Our online courses enable you to study for a UK qualification from wherever you are in the world. They provide a flexible, affordable means of learning, which can be combined with work or family commitments.
Testimonial: "I genuinely love studying with IDI. I love the course and the dynamics among students (my classmates) and my tutors." - Vittorio Velasquez
7. University of Leicester Distance Learning in the Middle East
Courses / Programs
Founded in 1921, the University of Leicester is a top UK University, recognized as a leading international centre for teaching and research. About 1 in 7 of our international business professionals are in the Middle East, through our partner Stafford Associates. Of only 18 distinctions world-wide, this serious mark of academic achievement included five from the Middle East in the July 2004 graduate list. Ranked 2nd in the UK for Business and Management studies 2009 – 2010 - The Guardian newspaper. UK University of the year Times Higher Education Awards – 2008 - 2009.
We currently have offices in Dubai, Dammam, Jeddah, Riyadh and Beirut. This enables us to be as close as possible to our students and to offer a service that is second to none. We understand that distance learning can be lonely. This is why our highly experienced programme administrators are available in person at the above locations and they are always a telephone call or an email away.
- Doctorate in Social Sciences
- MBA Program
- MSc in Management
- MSc in Finance
- MSc in Marketing
- MSc’s in HRD, Development
- MA, PGD and PGC in Mass Communication
- BSc in HRM and Training & Development
- Diplomas in Training & Development & HRD
- Certificates in Training Practice & HRD
8. Glion Institute of Higher Education, Online MBA & Hospitality Postgraduate Programs
Courses / Programs
Established in 1962, Glion Institute of Higher Education, a private university in Switzerland, is a global leader in international hospitality education, and has been ranked among the Top 3 Hospitality Management Schools in the world for an international career.
We provide an accredited online MBA in International Hospitality & Service Industries Management degree program which is available to students in UAE, international students and working professionals around the globe. In addition, we provide specialist Postgraduate Diploma and Certificate programs in International Hospitality. The language of instruction is English, and the programs are taught entirely via the internet. Students can avail of two start dates in 2014.
Our MBA offers students a management curriculum that balances hospitality and tourism applied knowledge with a core of management and leadership theory. It is designed to equip working professionals with the expertise to lead and motivate individuals, teams and organizations within a diverse and multicultural global business environment.
The program is intensive and relevant, yet we offer an MBA program that fits into your work and life, in an online environment which is 'asynchronous'. There are no fixed lecture times, the classroom is always open and you don’t need to synchronize your study with anyone else.
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