Why online learning?

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Online learning is often regarded as the most flexible learning option available, allowing you to fit your studies around your life and career.

That’s why, at the University of Leeds, we offer five unique 100% online postgraduate courses, supplying a world-class learning journey for all our students.

The academic experience matches the quality of our on-campus courses, and you’ll get access to interactive and engaging features including videos and subject-specific electronic journals.

The benefits of online learning

Here are just some of the top reasons why many career-driven professionals choose to study online with the University of Leeds. You can…

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    Learn when and where it suits you around your other commitments.

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    Select from one of our six entry points throughout the year.

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    Pay your fees in manageable instalments.

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    Network with professionals across the world.

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    Enjoy the support of dedicated advisors.

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    Study through our specialised learning platform, Minerva.

“The best thing about studying online is having a bit more freedom to learn at times that are convenient and being able to learn at your own pace. I found that online lectures also have the advantage of being recorded, meaning you can always pause or go back to a previous part of the lecture”.

Hadeel Aboueidah Artificial Intelligence online student

“The online virtual learning environment and the tools that I experienced are very intuitive and easy to use”.

Obinna Ezeji Engineering Management online student

Learn more about the VLE

Minerva has been designed by a team of experts to ensure your online learning experience is of the highest quality and prepares you for success, both academically and professionally. Before you start learning, you’ll enrol on a Pathways to Success induction module where you’ll get an introduction to studying online and a toolkit on how to use Minerva.

If you have any questions, you’ll have access to support via your Student Success Team, an IT Help Desk, and in an A to Z Minerva student guide.

Explore our courses

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Digital Design and Communication

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International Fashion Marketing and Design Management

Online postgraduate courses - University of Leeds