Distance learning

Leicester has over 25 years of experience offering high-quality distance learning courses, with over 25,000 graduates across the globe. As a major provider of online education, we can combine excellent teaching with a vast choice of subjects and consistent value for money.

Our online degrees have been specifically designed to be studied at a distance, giving you the flexibility to study from any location within a structured and supportive framework.

Our courses

International Education MA
2 years, by distance learning
This is for you if... you are an educational professional wanting to improve your understanding of contemporary educational issues.

Educational Leadership MSc
2 years, by distance learning
This is for you if... you are working in an educational setting and have an interest in how leadership and learning are connected in driving change, or you wish to develop your skills to progress in educational leadership.

Learning Technologies PGCert
9 months, by distance learning
This is for you if... you work in education at any level and you wish to develop your understanding of the latest developments in technology-enhanced learning.

The University also continues to offer Applied Linguistics and TESOL MA by distance learning with teaching from the same internationally-renowned academics. These programmes are now delivered in the School of Arts alongside our English and languages disciplines.

Get in touch

Distance Learning Hub
css-dl@le.ac.uk
+44 (0)116 252 3755

About distance learning

Distance learning allows you to study in your own time and space, so that you can combine achieving a qualification with work or family commitments.

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Agency partner support

We work with a range of approved partners across the world, who are well-placed to provide you with high-quality local administrative support when you apply for and undertake your distance learning course.

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Accreditation of prior learning

See our guidance for those who have received an offer for the Educational Leadership MSc (by distance learning) and wish to apply for Accreditation of Prior Credited or Experiential Learning (APCL or APEL).

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