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 and international students in the fields of Business Administration, Management, Information Technology, Behavioural Sciences, Psychology, 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 programs
- Master of Science (MSc) programs in International Management
- MSc in Project Management
- MSc in International Accounting & Finance
- MSc in IT
- MSc in Software Engineering
- MSc in Clinical Research
- MSc in Applied Psychology
- MSc in Forensic Psychology & Criminal Investigation
- Master of Public Health
- LLM in International Business Law
- LLM in International Finance & Banking Law, and more..
2. Online Training College
Courses / Programs
The Legal Secretary courses are taught by Wendy Souter, the creator and founder of the Legal Secretary course in London now in its 19th year. 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.
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).
3. Westford School of Management
Courses / Programs
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. 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 MBA certified by Cardiff Metropolitan University - 12-15 months. Also offered in-class in UAE.
-Online Dual Certification MBA (in collaboration with Universities of Worcester, Wolverhampton, & Anglia Ruskin University)
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.
- 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
- 1 year Diploma courses in Yoga & Massage, Reiki Therapy, Reflexology, Iridology, Holistic Nutrition & more..
5. 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
6. 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 2013.
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.
Online MBA in International Hospitality & Service Industries Management degree program with the following specializations:
- General Management for Service Industries
- Marketing & Innovation
- Asset & Revenue Management
- ‘Self Designed’: Any 3 courses from the other specializations
Specialist Online Graduate Programs in International Hospitality:
- Postgraduate Certificate in International Hospitality & Services Administration
- Postgraduate Diploma in International Hospitality & Services Management
7. The Interactive Design Institute
Courses / Programs
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 and Bachelor Degree level to UAE students and international students worldwide. Our courses include Graphic Design, Product Design, Illustration, Photography, Interior Architecture & Design, and Interactive Media Design.
Start dates are every February, June and October and 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 bachelor 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. In addition, IDI offers City & Guilds Level 1 and 2 courses in Drawing & Painting, Fashion Design & Illustration and Creative Sketchbooks, as well as a short course in Digital Photography.
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, study or family commitments.
Drawing & Painting; Digital Photography Short Course
8. SMC University
Courses / Programs
Swiss Management Center University (SMC) is an internationally acclaimed business school and a global leader in online business education. We specialize in flexible distance learning Master and Doctorate degree programs taught in English and targeted at the working professional. Our online MBA program has been ranked in the top ten online MBA programs in the world.
Located in Switzerland, we offer a range of online undergraduate and graduate business degree programs including Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), MBA and DBA degree courses.
SMC is one of the world´s most international business schools with students from 116 countries. SMC recognizes the need of working professionals and individuals in demand of highest flexibility. Our distance learning system allows students to create personal calendars in alignment with professional and personal commitments. Enrollment is ongoing; the programs can be followed from any place, at any time, and any pace.
SMC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), the leading specialized accreditation association for business education and by the European Council of Business Education (ECBE).
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