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Distance Learning South Africa - Online Education Courses

1. University of Liverpool, Online Courses / Programs
University of Liverpool (UOL) offers Online Master's & Doctorate degree courses to South African & 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 International Management
- MSc in Information Systems Mgmt
- MSc in Project Management (IT)
- MSc in International Accounting & Finance
- MSc in Corporate Finance
- MSc in Global Marketing
- MSc in Global 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
2. Walden University - International (Online) Courses / Programs
Founded in 1970 and headquartered in Minnesota in the U.S., Walden University is an accredited global leader in student-centered online education, and attracts a community of extraordinary students and faculty from South Africa & around the world.

Walden is the flagship online university of the Laureate International Universities network, a global network of more than 55 online and campus-based universities in 27 countries. The network includes more than 600,000 students across Asia, Europe, Latin America, North Africa, the Middle East & North America.

Walden University International offers frequent start dates to over 75 online PhD, Doctorate, Masters & Bachelor degree programs, with 385 specializations and concentrations in the fields of Business & Management, Leadership, Public Administration, IT, Education, Nursing, Health Sciences, Public Health, Human Services, Counseling & Psychology.

Our quality online programs feature nationally recognized experts and accomplished faculty members.

Student Testimonial:
"I chose Walden University because of its reputation for providing a quality master’s degree program that fosters growth in its students both in academics and in leadership.”
- Valerie A. May, MS in Education (M.S.Ed.) Graduate

Survey:
According to results from a 2011 Walden graduate survey
- close to 85% of students are working full time or are self-employed
- more then half of the graduates who responded said Walden helped them gain a promotion at work
- Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)
- Doctor of Education
- MS in Clinical Psychology
- MS in Early Childhood Studies
- MS in Education
- MS in Higher Education
- MS in Information Systems
- MS in Instructional Design and Technology
- MS in Management
- MS in Psychology
- Master of Business Administration (MBA)
- Master of Healthcare Administration
- Master of Public Health
- PhD in Education
- PhD in Health Services
- PhD in Human Services
- PhD in Management
- PhD in Psychology
- PhD in Public Health
- PhD in Public Policy and Administration...
3. Glion Institute of Higher Education, Online MBA & Hospitality Postgraduate Programs Courses / Programs
Earn an accredited online hospitality MBA or Postgraduate Qualification from a true global leader in international hospitality education. Glion Institute of Higher Education is a private university in Montreaux, Switzerland which has been ranked among the Top 3 Hospitality Management Schools in the world.

Established in 1962, we provide an accredited online MBA in International Hospitality & Service Industries Management degree program which is available to South African students, international students, and working professionals around the globe. In addition, we provide specialist Diploma and Certificate Postgraduate programs in International Hospitality. The language of instruction is English, and the programs are taught entirely through distance learning 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.

With no geographic restrictions and flexible lecture times, dedicated working professionals from all over the world will now have access to a level of higher education that is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Contact us today for further details.
Online MBA in International Hospitality & Service Industries Management degree program with the following specializations:

- Marketing & Innovation
- Asset & Revenue Management
- General Management for Service Industries
- ‘Self Designed’: Any 3 courses from the other specializations

Specialist Online Graduate Programs in International Hospitality:

- Postgraduate Diploma in International Hospitality & Services Management

- Postgraduate Certificate in International Hospitality & Services Administration
4. 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, Bachelor Degree, and Master Degree level to students in South Africa 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. In addition, IDI offers City & Guilds Level 1 & 2 courses in Drawing & Painting, Fashion Design & Illustration and Creative Sketchbooks, as well as a short course in Drawing & Painting.

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.

* Subject to validation
Online MA Art & Design Degrees*
Graphic Communication, Illustration (Visual Communication), Interior Design, Photography (Visual Communication)

Online BA (Hons) Degrees
Fine Art*, Graphic Design, Illustration, Photography, Product Design, Interior Architecture & Design

Online BA (Hons) Top-Up Degrees
Graphic Design, Illustration, Photography, Interior Architecture & Design. Earn a degree in just 2 semesters (full-time) or 4 semesters (part-time).

Online Diploma Course in Foundation Studies (Art, Design & Media)

City & Guilds Level 1 & Level 2 Courses
Updated: 2014-04-08
5. Indian Board of Alternative Medicines Courses / Programs
The Indian Board of Alternative Medicines is an internationally-recognized holistic medicine training institute offering classroom-based and distance learning courses to students in South Africa and 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.
Diploma, Bachelor Degree, Postgraduate Diploma, Master Degree & Doctorate courses include:

- 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..
6. University of Roehampton, London Online Courses / Programs
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 students in South Africa & globally, 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.
Online Masters Degree Courses:

- Master of Business Administration (MBA)

- Master of Science (MSc) in Project Management

- Master of Science (MSc) in Strategic Human Resource Management

- Master of Science (MSc) in Information Systems Management

- Master of Science (MSc) in Supply Chain Management

- Master of Public Health (MPH)

- Master of Arts (MA) in Learning and Teaching*

- Master of Arts (MA) in Educational Leadership*

- Master of Arts (MA) in Inclusive Special Education*

- Master of Arts (MA) in Technology and Learning Design*
Updated: 2014-04-04
7. 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. 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)
8. Lyceum Correspondence College Courses / Programs
Lyceum Correspondence College in Johannesburg offers certificate, diploma and degree distance learning courses in the fields of Business Studies, Traffic Management and Policing, Education, and Fleet Management. Lyceum offers all the benefits of distance learning. You can continue to earn while you learn via correspondence, and you can plan your studies according to your schedule. Lyceum’s wide range of distance learning courses are far more affordable than face-to-face studies, so begin your journey to a better future today.

For over 90 years, Lyceum has combined traditional higher education values with an innovative approach to correspondence and distance learning. We provide quality student service by offering courses that are innovative and flexible. We strive to empower each student with a qualification that will empower them and enhance their career prospects.
Certificate & Diploma Courses:
- Marketing & Sales Management
- Management: Financial Accounting
- General Management
- Financial Management
- Entrepreneurship Management
- Credit Management
- Metropolitan and Traffic Policing
& more ..

Degree Program:
Bachelor of Commerce: Management
9. Global Chef and Hospitality School Courses / Programs
Based in Cape Town, South Africa, the Global Chef and Hospitality School provides a comprehensive online Certificate in Food Preparation and Cooking. We provide the theory content in electronic format, so that every student can conduct their theory component at their own convenience or study pace. We also offer a range of distance learning hospitality and tourism management courses. Topics include Hotel Management, Casino Management, Travel Management, and Tourism Management.

Each topic of learning is accompanied by an in-depth assignment which needs to be completed before progressing to the next topic of learning. At the same time, learners will be assessed during an internship at regular intervals on all the practical components that need to be assessed.

Taking classes online is a popular way for working professionals to have the chance to earn a qualification at their own pace. At Global Chefschool Online we offer our students the opportunity to earn whilst you learn. We will place you in a suitable establishment for the duration of your studies where you will be afforded the opportunity to earn some money whilst you are studying.
Online Certificate in Food Preparation and Cooking:

Features include:
- Safety at work
- Introduction to Nutrition
- Prepare food for cold presentation
- Prepare, cook and finish foods
- Introduction to basic kitchen procedures
- Introduction to the hospitality and catering industry
- Food safety in catering

Distance Learning Hospitality & Management Courses:
- Hotel Management
- Casino Management
- Travel Management
- Tourism Management
- Example of Recent Inquiry Comments submitted in this area:
Posted: 2014-04-23
Program I am interested in: "Traffic management and policing"
Posted: 2014-04-07
Program I am interested in: "Hotel management"