- TOP 200 Ranked in the top 200 list of global universities aged 50 years or under.*
- Over 1,000 students enrolled in our open learning courses
- High-quality, stand-alone, open learning education for over 30 years
Study a flexible online course with a UK university ranked in the top 200 list of global young universities.*
Are you a busy professional looking for a formal qualification to take your career to the next level? Do you want to pursue your passion for learning but think you can’t spare the time? Think again.
At Teesside University, we offer a broad range of flexible, online and open learning courses designed to fit around you and your other commitments, putting you in control of pace and place.
We’ve been delivering high-quality, stand-alone, open learning education for over 30 years so we have a track record of success that you can trust.
You don’t need to attend lectures on campus, so there are no accommodation or transport costs, and you don‘t require a student visa.
*Teesside University is ranked in the 151-200 band of 250 global universities aged 50 years or under in the Times Higher Education Young University Rankings.
Teesside University online learning
Online learning allows you to get a university-level qualification without having to physically attend our campus.
Benefits of online learning
Study anytime, anywhere
There is no fixed schedule - you choose when and where you study. Read journal articles, watch lectures and contribute to discussions at times and locations that suit you.
Boost your career
Studying an online programme with Teesside University can take your career to the next level and help you stand out from the crowd.
A global network
You'll have regular contact with students from around the world and our academic staff here in Teesside. Our online environment is designed to support and encourage collaborative learning.
Our online programmes are academically equivalent to our on-campus degrees and involve the same level of work overall. The internationally-recognised qualification you gain is of equal value.
You are inspired and supported by our expert teaching team of lecturers and tutors who are passionate about their subjects.
Access to support services
You have access to the same support services as on-campus students, with access to millions of learning resources, including ebooks and journal articles, available 24/7.
We offer a broad range of flexible, online and open learning courses designed to fit around you and your other commitments, putting you in control of pace and place.
Business, Accounting, Marketing & Enterprise
- Business and Enterprise (Top-up) (Online), BA (Hons)
- Master of Business Administration (Online), MBA
Computing & Web
- Cybersecurity (Online), MSc
- Engineering open learning courses
English & Creative Writing
- Creative Writing (Distance Learning), MA
- Creative Writing and Wellbeing, MA