Online and distance learning courses

The University of Dundee has over 40 years’ experience of delivering distance learning courses

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We have over 5,000 online learners from over 100 countries and an extensive alumni network globally. We pride ourselves on our quality and flexibility. Whether you’re a professional wanting to upskill in your own area or change direction, currently looking to return to the workforce, or just interested in learning about a new topic, we’re here for you.

Why study with us via online learning?

  • We have extensive connections with professional bodies, ensuring our professional courses are current and recognised
  • Our courses are built around the flexibility needed by today’s professionals, including content, delivery, time and assessment
  • We’re ranked among Europe’s most innovative universities by Reuters
  • We have an outstanding track record of working with institutions and companies across the world, transforming individuals, services and policy
  • Our extensive academic online library is available to all our students, with online Ask the Library available 24/7

Business, Management, and Marketing online courses

Dentistry online courses

Education and Social Work online courses

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A professional development course for those working in childcare who want a leadership qualification to lead and manage a childcare setting

Undergraduate Distance learning 5 years

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An online professional development course for those working in a childcare setting who want to develop their professional skills

Undergraduate Distance learning 5 years

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Jump start your Chinese language with our intensive course. Study from home, and learn the basics up to Scottish Higher and beyond.

Short Distance learning 25 weeks

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If you already have some rusty Chinese skills, this course will help you to improve your confidence and abilities

Short Distance learning 10 weeks

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Jump start your French language with our intensive course. Study from home, and learn the basics up to Scottish Higher and beyond.

Short Distance learning 25 weeks

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If you already have some rusty French skills, this course will help you to improve your confidence and abilities

Short Distance learning 10 weeks

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Study the French language and culture to gain an additional language teaching qualification, or simply for personal interest

Postgraduate Distance learning 24 months max

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Jump start your Gaelic language with our intensive course. Study from home, and learn the basics up to Scottish Higher and beyond.

Short Distance learning 25 weeks

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If you already have some rusty Gaelic skills, this course will help you to improve your confidence and abilities

Short Distance learning 10 weeks

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Jump start your German language with our intensive course. Study from home, and learn the basics up to Scottish Higher and beyond.

Short Distance learning 25 weeks

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If you already have some rusty German skills, this course will help you to improve your confidence and abilities

Short Distance learning 10 weeks

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Study the German language and culture to gain an additional language teaching qualification, or simply for personal interest

Postgraduate Distance learning 24 months max

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Health Sciences online courses

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This course is aimed at registered health, social care and nursing professionals working in or towards an advanced practice role

Postgraduate Distance learning 42 months max

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This course is aimed at registered health, social care and nursing professionals working in or towards an advanced practice role

Postgraduate Distance learning 12 months max

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This course is aimed at registered health, social care and nursing professionals working in or towards an advanced practice role

Postgraduate Distance learning 24 months max

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This course is aimed at registered health, social care and nursing professionals working in or towards an advanced practice role

Postgraduate Distance learning 24 months max

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Develop your expertise and enhance the quality of your professional practice within health and nursing with our flexible and interactive distance learning course

Postgraduate Distance learning 36 months max

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Aimed at all healthcare and nursing professionals, this course is a flexible, practice focused award, tailored to meet your individual needs and interests

Postgraduate Distance learning 42 months max

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Aimed at all healthcare and nursing professionals, this course is a flexible, practice focused award, tailored to meet your individual needs and interests

Postgraduate Distance learning 12 months max

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Aimed at all healthcare professionals, this course is a flexible, practice focused award, tailored to meet your individual needs and interests

Postgraduate Distance learning 24 months max

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Aimed at all healthcare professionals, this course is a flexible, practice focused award, tailored to meet your individual needs and interests

Postgraduate Distance learning 24 months max

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Aimed at all healthcare and nursing professionals, this distance learning course will enhance your knowledge and expertise in infection prevention and control practice

Postgraduate Distance learning 36 months max

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Aimed at all healthcare and nursing professionals, this distance learning course will enhance your knowledge and expertise in infection prevention and control practice

Postgraduate Distance learning 36 months max

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Aimed at all healthcare and nursing professionals, this distance learning course will enhance your knowledge and expertise in infection prevention and control practice

Postgraduate Distance learning 42 months max

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Aimed at all healthcare and nursing professionals, this distance learning course will enhance your knowledge and expertise in infection prevention and control practice

Postgraduate Distance learning 42 months max

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Aimed at all healthcare and nursing professionals, this distance learning course will enhance your knowledge and expertise in infection prevention and control practice

Postgraduate Distance learning 12 months max

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Aimed at all healthcare and nursing professionals, this distance learning course will enhance your knowledge and expertise in infection prevention and control practice

Postgraduate Distance learning 24 months max

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Aimed at all healthcare and nursing professionals, this distance learning course will enhance your knowledge and expertise in infection prevention and control practice

Postgraduate Distance learning 24 months max

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Enhance your knowledge of leadership within the context of healthcare and nursing, while developing the core personal and professional skills to lead in practice

Postgraduate Distance learning 42 months max

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Enhance your knowledge of leadership within the context of healthcare and nursing, while developing the core personal and professional skills to lead in practice

Postgraduate Distance learning 12 months max

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Enhance your knowledge of leadership within the context of healthcare and nursing, while developing the core personal and professional skills to lead in practice

Postgraduate Distance learning 24 months max

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Enhance the quality of your professional practice with this flexible and interactive distance learning course

Postgraduate Distance learning 36 months max

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Suitable for all Healthcare Professionals and Independent Practitioners who need to prescribe within their current role, and meet their professional governing body requirements

Short Distance learning 3 months

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Study at a higher level and enhance the quality of your professional practice. Tailor our wide range of modules to your own speciality.

Postgraduate Distance learning 36 months max

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This course is a flexible, practice focused award, tailored to meet your individual needs and interests

Postgraduate Distance learning 42 months max

Course

This course is a flexible, practice focused award, tailored to meet your individual needs and interests

Postgraduate Distance learning 12 months max

Course

This course is a flexible, practice focused award, tailored to meet your individual needs and interests

Postgraduate Distance learning 24 months max

Humanities online courses

Medicine online courses

Science and Engineering online courses

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An online introduction to object-oriented programming using the Java programming language to participants who already have some (other) programming experience

Short Distance learning 10 weeks

Social Sciences online courses