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Online courses

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.

Courses include:

Business Management & Enterprise

Business Administration (DBA) (Online), Doctorate

Today’s global business environment is disruptive and dynamic, posing a range of leadership challenges for organisations. You develop the knowledge and skills required of business leaders within the complexities of the fourth industrial revolution, on this 100% online DBA course.


Business and Enterprise (Top-up) (Online), BA (Hons)

Develop the skills and knowledge valued by employers and give your CV a boost with our innovative and flexible new BA (Hons) Business and Enterprise (Top-up) (Online) course, which enables you to top-up your previous qualifications (such as professional body qualifications or a HND/FdA or equivalent) to gain a full bachelor’s degree – 100% online.


Master of Business Administration (Digital Transformation) (Online), MBA

The environment in which businesses operate today is extremely dynamic. The rapid development in digital technology pose myriad of challenges and uncertainty for leaders and their organisations.


Master of Business Administration (Online), MBA

The Teesside University Business School MBA (Online) is a flexible global programme for ambitious working professionals and aspiring business leaders. You develop the skills, knowledge and mind-set to tackle the difficult challenges facing organisations of all sizes, drive strategic change and make a real, practical difference to the success of businesses and economies.


Computing & Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity (Online), MSc

Cybersecurity is the practice of defending computers, networks and data from malicious attacks. It is one of the biggest threats to global security and graduates with advanced-level skills and knowledge are high demand by employers.


Education & Youth

Childhood Studies (Top-up) (Online), BA (Hons)

This course has been specifically designed to provide a top-up degree that provides a direct route to graduate status for those wishing to progress their career within the Children’s Workforce.


Impact of ACEs, Adversity and Trauma*, Non-accredited CPD

In this two-day online course you will gain an introduction to adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), adversity and trauma.


Introduction to ACEs, Adversity and Trauma*, Non-accredited CPD

In this two-day online course you will gain an introduction to adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), adversity and trauma.


Learning and Teaching in International Contexts (Online), PGCEi

This course offers current and aspiring education professionals, teaching within a range of international contexts, a flexible route towards gaining a Postgraduate Certificate in Education International (PGCEi) Learning and Teaching in International Contexts (Online). The course is relevant to all subjects and focuses on the improvement of individual practice through critical reflection and developing an understanding of research-informed practice. It enables you to compare teaching approaches in different countries and develop a global approach to education.



English & Creative Writing

Creative Writing (Online), MA

This is an exciting, supportive and non-residency online course that offers you the opportunity to develop your writing practice at the times that work for you, wherever you are in the world.


Creative Writing and Wellbeing (Online), MA

Are you interested in the ways that creative writing can be used as a tool for wellbeing? Perhaps you already work with creative writing in this context or maybe you’d like to find out more about this growing field of practice and research? You may be employed in education, youth work, health and social care or as a counsellor or therapist or you may simply be interested in exploring the role of writing in your own life and self-development.


Nursing & Health

Advanced ECG in Practice, UCCE

This award facilitates healthcare professionals from primary care, pre-hospital care and the acute care setting to develop, enhance, appraise and evaluate evidence-based knowledge underpinning the issues relating to electrocardiography interpretation and treatment of the adult patient with cardiac disease.


Clinical Assessment and Referral Skills for Paramedics, UCPD

This module develops Health and Care Professions Council registered paramedics knowledge and skills in the management of patients presenting with non-urgent 999/111 calls within out of hospital care.


End-of-Life Care (Level 6), UCPD

This module is aimed at health care professionals who are working with patients with palliative care needs in the end phase of their life.


Human Factors and Patient Safety, MSc

This course is delivered through distance learning, making it suitable for those working in clinical or leadership healthcare roles in the UK or internationally. You study part-time or full-time, with the flexibility to engage with the interactive learning materials at a time suitable to you.


Master of Public Health, MPH

This course facilitates the transfer of knowledge from academic public health to the practice environment by translating research findings into actions that can be understood and acted upon by practitioners and the public. It offers enhanced opportunities for students wishing to pursue studies in the academic and applied world of public health. The University is keen to share its vision by reaching out to students worldwide – either as attendees or distance learners with full support and interactive resources with experienced team members.


Mental Health Emergency and Unscheduled Care Practice, UCPD

This module is aimed at health care professionals who do not normally work with people who have a mental health issue but present to them in an emergency or unscheduled care practice setting.


Paramedic Science (Top-up), BSc (Hons)

Our paramedic science top-up degree course is a post-registration programme for anyone who already holds paramedic registration with the Health and Care Professions Council. It is a route to a degree through a top up of your existing qualifications.


Principles of Major Trauma Management in the Emergency Setting, UCPD

This module is for health care professionals working in the pre-hospital and/or emergency department setting.


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Summer University

Our range of online, accredited short courses will boost your confidence, may help you change career and could be your first step towards gaining a degree.

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