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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:

Accounting & Economics

Finance and Investment (Online)*, MSc

Finance is a global and fast-moving discipline with many opportunities.

 

Art & Design

Interior Design (Online)*, MA

Take your interior design expertise to the next level as you adopt strategic planning processes to develop creative interior spaces that are practical and stimulating.

 

Photography (Online)*, MA

Develop compelling photography through research and experimentation, whether your approach is analogue, digital or post-photographic, enabling you to articulate your vision in a way that’s right for you.

 

Aviation & Tourism

Aviation Management (Online), MSc

Aviation is a dynamic and turbulent industry, facing numerous external challenges while maintaining a focus on its keynote pillars of sustainability. Discover this buoyant and accelerated sector, restored with innovative business models and an enhanced consumer perspective.

 

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)

This innovative and flexible online top up degree helps you develop the skills and knowledge valued by employers and give your CV a boost, enabling you to build on your previous qualifications (such as professional body qualifications or a HND/FdA or equivalent) to gain a full bachelor’s degree – 100% online.

 

Leadership (Online), MA

You develop the knowledge, skills and awareness to empower others to make an effective contribution to the leadership and management of your organisation.

 

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. As a successful graduate you will develop your personal, professional, critical thinking and reflective skills to become a responsible leader.

 

Master of Business Administration (Online), MBA

The Teesside University International 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, economies and society.

 

Computing & Cyber Security

AI and Machine Learning for Transforming Businesses (Online), UCPD

Explore how artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning can be utilised in business forecasting, understanding data and transforming decision-making.

 

Applied Computer Science (Online), MSc

This conversion master’s course allows you to enter the field of computer science, with insights into programming and applications to meet business needs.

 

Applied Computer Science (Online), PgCert

This conversion postgraduate certificate course allows you to enter the field of computer science, with insights into programming and applications to meet business needs.

 

Applied Computer Science (Online), PgDip

This conversion postgraduate diploma course allows you to enter the field of computer science, with insights into programming and applications to meet business needs.

 

Applied Cyber Security (Online), MSc

Cyber attacks are one of the biggest threats to global security and there is a high demand for specialist skills in this field. This conversion course prepares you for a career in this field.

 

Applied Cyber Security (Online), PgCert

Cyber attacks are one of the biggest threats to global security and there is a high demand for specialist skills in the field of cyber security. This course is designed to prepare you for a career in this field.

 

Applied Cyber Security (Online), PgDip

Cyber attacks are one of the biggest threats to global security and there is a high demand for specialist skills in the field of cyber security. This conversion course is designed to prepare you for a career in this field.

 

Cyber Risk and Vulnerability Management (Online), UCPPD

You explore cyber security risk assessment and management guidance, models, practices, tools and techniques to address threats or vulnerabilities, and learn how to identify common threats and vulnerabilities using appropriate tools and techniques.

 

Cyber Security (Online), MSc

Cyber security 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.

 

Databases and Business Intelligence Solutions (Online), UCPD

Develop the ability to build and maintain server databases and Business Intelligence (BI) solutions to support the industry including server database design and the querying of data using Transactional Structured Query Language (TSQL). You also investigate data analytics and key performance indicators to develop a BI dashboard.

 

Ethical Hacking and Cyber Security (Online), UCPD

Develop a detailed understanding of information and network security concepts and principles, as well as the tools and configurations used to defend network technologies.

 

Hacking the Human (Online), UCPPD

You explore what is increasingly recognised as one of the most important areas and greatest threats of cybersecurity, the human being as criminals are increasingly targeting people as an easy way to access a computer system.

 

Immersive Technologies and AR (Online), UCPD

Learn the fundamental concepts and approaches in developing immersive technology and augmented reality (AR) solutions, from exploring existing development tools and environments to designing considerations and deployment platforms.

 

IoT and Cloud Systems (Online), UCPD

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a network of objects and people that connect and exchange data. IoT devices are growing at a rapid rate and almost everything is connected to a cloud.

 

IoT Security (Online), UCPPD

The internet of things (IoT) has many applications including environmental monitoring, smart homes, industrial controls, and digital cities. IoT incorporates various techniques, including wireless sensor networks, embedded systems, ubiquitous computing, and machine learning.

 

IT Ethics and Law (Online), UCPPD

Study the key legal issues in the IT industry, including the key concepts of the English legal system relevant to the IT and computing industries, intellectual property rights, computer crime, computer contracts and liability, privacy and data protection.

 

IT Project Management (Online), MSc

Develop your skills and knowledge in project management tools and strategies in IT.

 

Let's Get Coding with Python (Online), UCPD

Learn the fundamental concepts of software development, from basic programming to object-oriented techniques.

 

Mobile Systems and Cyber Security (Online), UCPPD

You study the concepts and technologies used in modern mobile devices such as phones and laptops and learn about the hardware used by mobile devices and the networking technologies that allow them to communicate with each other and the outside world.

 

Network and Systems Security (Online), UCPPD

With more frequent and sophisticated cyber-attacks, more stringent data protection regulations, and far more data to process and secure, the network and systems security needs of modern organisations are now greater than ever.

 

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.

 

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).

 

Engineering & Construction

Chemical and Process Engineering (Online)*, BEng Tech (Hons)

This online top-up degree is a natural progression route for holders of a QCF Level 5 HND or equivalent in chemical engineering.

 

Chemical Engineering by Flexible Open Learning, HNC

This distance learning chemical engineering HNC course is for learners who wish to work as technicians/technician engineers in the chemical or process engineering sectors, manufacture, maintenance and testing. It has been developed in consultation with local industry, and combines theory and practical work with a focus on industrial applications.

 

Chemical Engineering by Flexible Open Learning, HND

This distance learning chemical engineering HND course is designed for learners who wish to work as technicians/technician engineers in the chemical or process engineering sectors. You could be involved in manufacturing, maintenance and testing work. It has been developed in consultation with local industry, and combines theory and practical work with the focus being on industrial applications.

 

Digital Engineering (Online), UCPD

Gain hands-on experience of 3D computer modelling, and engineering product and process design as you explore static and dynamic hierarchical assemblies and their value to industry.

 

Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Online), BEng Tech (Hons)

Our online top-up degree is ideal if you wish to study flexibly from anywhere in the UK or the world and enhance your career prospects.

 

Electrical and Electronic Engineering by Flexible Open Learning, HNC

This distance learning electrical and electronic engineering HNC course is for learners who wish to work as a technician or technician engineer in electrical and electronics design, manufacture, maintenance, testing or fault finding. The programme has been developed in consultation with local industry, and combines theory and practical work a focus on industrial applications.

 

Electrical and Electronic Engineering by Flexible Open Learning, HND

This distance learning electrical and electronic engineering HND course is a Teesside University award delivered under licence from Pearson by Teesside University open learning. The course provides you with a programme of study over a range of disciplines to help you develop skills to progress your career through employment or further education at degree level.

 

Energy Engineering by Flexible Open Learning, HNC

In a world facing urgent environmental challenges, renewable energy sources are gaining popularity and there is a growing demand for talent in the energy industry. This HNC in energy engineering is a step towards a career in the energy industry.

 

Energy Engineering by Flexible Open Learning, HND

As renewable energy becomes more important and traditional energy systems undergo transformation, there is a growing demand for talent in the energy industry. This HND in energy engineering provides a solid foundation to build your career in the energy industry.

 

Engineering Mathematics Applications (Online), UCPD

Explore the fundamental mathematics skills needed to solve engineering problems, including using different numerical methods and differential calculus.

 

Foundation Mathematics for Engineering (by Flexible Open Learning), Certificate of Credit

Develops mathematical skills and techniques that are necessary to embark on the first year of an Engineering Programme in Higher Education.

 

Foundation Process Chemistry (by Flexible Open Learning), Certificate of Credit

Develop chemistry skills and techniques that are necessary to embark on the first year of a chemical (or related discipline) engineering programme in Higher Education.

 

Industry 4.0 and Process Automation (Online), UCPD

Explore Industry 4.0 together with advancing automation, decentralisation, system integration and cloud computing, which are revolutionising engineering and manufacturing sectors.

 

Innovation to Net Zero (Online), UCPD

Explore innovation in sustainability, the environmental impacts from industrial and human activities, and the need of a sustainable approach for environmental engineering solutions.

 

Instrumentation and Control Engineering (Online)*, BEng Tech (Hons)

This online top-up degree is a natural progression route for holders of a QCF Level 5 HND or equivalent in a related discipline.

 

Instrumentation and Control Engineering by Flexible Open Learning, HNC

This distance learning instrumentation and control engineering HNC course is for learners who wish to work as technicians/technician engineers in instrumentation and control engineering design, manufacture, maintenance, testing or fault finding or the communications industry. Developed in consultation with local industry, it combines theory and practical work with industrial applications.

 

Instrumentation and Control Engineering by Flexible Open Learning, HND

This distance learning instrumentation and control engineering HND course is a Teesside University award delivered under licence from Pearson by Teesside University Open Learning.

 

International Project Management (Online), MSc

Project management involves implementing methodologies, knowledge, skills and techniques to successfully deliver projects efficiently and effectively.

 

International Project Management (Online), PgCert

Develop the skills to lead, plan, and execute successful projects in a dynamic and ever-evolving business landscape.

 

International Project Management (Online), PgDip

Develop the skills to lead, plan, and execute successful projects in a dynamic and ever-evolving business landscape.

 

Mechanical Engineering (Online), BEng Tech (Hons)

Our online mechanical engineering BEng top-up degree is ideal if you wish to study flexibly from anywhere in the UK or the world and enhance your career prospects.

 

Mechanical Engineering by Flexible Open Learning, HNC

This distance learning mechanical engineering HNC course is for learners who wish to work as technicians/technician engineers in mechanical engineering design, manufacture, maintenance and testing. Developed in consultation with local industry, it combines theory and practical work with the focus being on industrial applications.

 

Mechanical Engineering by Flexible Open Learning, HND

This distance learning mechanical engineering HND course is a Teesside University award delivered under licence from Pearson by Teesside University Open Learning.

 

Petroleum Engineering by Flexible Open Learning, HNC

This distance learning petroleum engineering HNC course is for learners who wish to work as technicians/technician engineers in the petroleum engineering sector, maintenance and testing. Developed in consultation with local industry, it combines theory and practical work a focus on industrial applications.

 

Petroleum Engineering by Flexible Open Learning, HND

This distance learning petroleum engineering HND course is for learners who wish to work as technicians/technician engineers in the process engineering sector, manufacture, maintenance and testing. It has been developed in consultation with local industry, and combines theory and practical work with the focus being on industrial applications.

 

Process Engineering by Flexible Open Learning, HNC

This distance learning process engineering HNC course is for learners who wish to work as technicians/technician engineers in the process engineering sector, manufacture, maintenance and testing. Developed in consultation with local industry, it combines theory and practical work with the focus being on industrial applications.

 

Process Engineering by Flexible Open Learning, HND

This distance learning process engineering HND course is for learners who wish to work as technicians/technician engineers in the process engineering sector, manufacture, maintenance and testing. It has been developed in consultation with local industry, and combines theory and practical work with the focus being on industrial applications.

 

Sustainable Engineering Principles (Online), UCPD

Learn the fundamentals, and importance, of sustainability and its engineering applications. You explore the properties of engineering materials, including the relationships between processing, structure, properties and performance, giving you an understanding of the factors which influence the suitability of materials for various engineering applications.

 

Sustainable Manufacturing (Online), UCPD

Gain an insight into current manufacturing processes and develop an understanding of relevant technological factors as well as an awareness of working principles and capabilities.

 

English & Creative Writing

Creative Writing (Online), MA

This supportive and non-residency online creative writing course is your 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?

 

Media & Journalism

Digital Media and Communications (Online)*, MA

The digital media and communications industries are constantly changing. To stay ahead of the game, you must develop up-to-date multimedia communications skills and knowledge of strategic digital media management and production.

 

Producing for Film and Television (Online)*, MA

Good producers in high demand. They are crucial to the UK’s screen-based creative economy. This course meets a strategic industry need for skilled producers who can deliver projects efficiently and creatively at a time when the producer's role is evolving and expanding far beyond its traditional boundaries.

 

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

Developed for Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) registered paramedics, you gain knowledge and skills in managing patients with non-urgent 999/111 calls within out of hospital care.

 

Continence Management, Certificate

Continence management is a huge issue in the care home setting. 50% of residents have urinary incontinence and many more suffer with an array of impactful urinary symptoms. Better management improves health outcomes and prevents the consequences of mismanagement, which include infections, falls, medical emergencies and hospital admissions.

 

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

In alignment with palliative/end of life care philosophy, this module aims to prepare healthcare professionals with principles and practical skills of holistic assessment, planning and implementation of palliative and transition through end-of-life care, for patients and their families facing the last phase of 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, with the flexibility to engage with the interactive learning materials at a time suitable to you.

 

Master of Public Health, MPH

You address contemporary public health challenges and social health issues. Explore localised and global health problems, while analysing the political and environmental determinants which create these epidemiological and social health dilemmas.

 

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.

 

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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