University of Roehampton Online

Introduction

The University of Roehampton, London Online

The University of Roehampton, London Online offers a range of online masters programs designed to help ambitious people make progress in their life and stand out from the crowd regardless of where they live or the hours they work.

Roehampton has a proud history that dates back more than 175 years through its four colleges. Ranked the best modern university in London,* students from more than 150 countries have chosen to study online with Roehampton and earn a quality education recognised by the UK government.

Why choose the University of Roehampton, London Online?

  • Studying online with Roehampton means you’ll be earning a QAA-assured UK masters degree from an institution ranked the best modern university in London by some of the UK’s most influential university guides.*
  • When you study online, university fits around your life, not the other way round. In fact, nine out of 10 Roehampton Online students say the flexibility of the online learning experience is as good or better than they expected.**
  • Build your professional network as you study alongside working professionals from around the globe – 92% of students say that shared learning opportunities with other students are as good as or better than they expected.**
  • Pay an all-inclusive tuition fee***, meaning no added costs for books, library access, technology fees or your application.
  • When you graduate, you’ll have the opportunity to take part in our graduation ceremony in London; you’ll also receive exactly the same degree certificate as our on-campus graduates.

*The University of Roehampton is a modern university – one of the higher education institutions in the UK that was awarded university status after the Further and Higher Education Act 1992 was passed. The University of Roehampton has the highest ranking of all post-1992 universities based in London, according to the independent UK university guide, the Complete University Guide 2017.

** Results calculated by the University of Roehampton, London Online based on the responses of 676 current students who responded to the annual student satisfaction survey in 2014. At the time the research was fielded, this was a response rate of 33%.

*** This fee is subject to change over the life of your program.

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Online learning

How will I learn? Learning with Roehampton Online is a live process. Students from around the world take the knowledge they have gained from faculty instruction and classroom debate, and put it to work immediately in their own lives.

When do I have to be online? At Roehampton Online, we understand that most of our students have busy careers and active personal lives outside the classroom. Our online learning model has therefore been designed to empower you with the ability to choose when and where you study:

  • No set lecture times
  • Classroom access 24 hours a day
  • Comprehensive support

What will I learn? At Roehampton Online, we believe that learning can only be truly effective when it can be applied towards pursuing a brighter future. This is why we design our programs to equip you with practical skills that can be put to work immediately in your community and career.

Learning model and programme structure

Each of the Roehampton Online masters programs has been designed to help you move forward in your life and follows the same basic structure.

Every online program is made up of seven modules and a research project. Every module lasts 10 weeks. You then have a break of approximately two weeks before resuming your studies. Your research project is much like a dissertation, in which all previous learning culminates in an academic research paper.

Modules equate to 20 academic credits while your research project carries 40 credits – but you have 26 weeks to complete that part of your program.

Accreditation

The term “accreditation” is used differently in different education systems around the world. In the UK, universities have an accreditation status by virtue of degree-awarding powers (recognised bodies) through an Act of Parliament.

Maintaining high academic standards is central to Roehampton’s vision. As a UK-based institution, the University complies with the academic standards set by the UK government’s Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA). These standards are the same for all programs — undergraduate, postgraduate and research-based — whether delivered online or on campus.

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Support

At Roehampton Online you’ll receive support from the moment you enquire to beyond the day you graduate, from:

  • Your enrolment advisor – your one-stop shop for advice and information during the application process
  • Faculty – mentors, instructors and facilitators to learning, faculty members are there to provide direction in the classroom
  • Roehampton Employability and Careers Hub – or REACH – provides 24/7 access to resources that can help you find a better job
  • The Centre for Student Success – a learning resource full of video links and services designed specifically to help you succeed
  • The Writing Centre – receive personalised feedback from expert writing tutors and get better at producing academic work
  • Skill units – hit the ground running with your studies thanks to these free short introductory courses

Tuition fees

In offering an all-inclusive tuition fee,* Roehampton Online aims to ensure that you don’t encounter hidden costs during your studies. The cost of tuition includes your course materials, e-books, library access, technology fees and personal support, as well as additional career-enhancing services.

Roehampton Online also offers a range of payment plans to help you pay at a pace that best suits you.

Request information to learn more about the tuition fees for your specific program.

* The all-inclusive tuition fee means that there are no added costs for books, library access, technology fees or your application. This fee is subject to change over the life of your programme.

Admissions

The online degree programmes at Roehampton Online are designed for professionals looking to further their education and enhance their careers. So work experience is an important factor when choosing the most suitable applicants for a course.

If you already hold a bachelors degree (or equivalent) and have relevant work experience, you may be eligible for full admission into one of our programmes.

Even if you don’t have a suitable bachelors degree, you may still be eligible if you have enough relevant professional experience. If so, you may be conditionally admitted. As long as you pass the first module, you’ll then be granted full admission.

Request information to learn more about the admission requirements for your specific programme.

Testimonials

Student Testimonials

“I have studied at a university in London and met others from different countries, but the impact was not as great as what I am experiencing with online learning. The interactive nature of learning at the University of Roehampton Online is a lot more effective, personal, and real.”

Folakemi Abraham, Master of Business Administration (MBA)

“I enjoy the flexibility I’ve found at the University of Roehampton Online. I can use whatever spare time available to me to concentrate on my studies, my homework, and my shared activities. It also means talking to the other colleagues to learn from their knowledge and share my knowledge with them.”

Parthiban Devanathan, Master of Business Administration (MBA)

"Since joining the online MPH programme at the University of Roehampton, I have looked at health in a broader spectrum than before — especially in relation to the Socio-ecological factors affecting health."

Daniel Tom-Aba, Master of Public Health (MPH)

“The online MBA programme with the University of Roehampton is very practical. Students gain state-of-the-art knowledge and benefit from the exchange with other practitioners from around the world.”

Valentina Maggiulli, Master of Business Administration (MBA)

“It exposes you to the ideas of different countries, so it brings the world closer to you and makes you feel part of a learning community.”

James Oghenovo, Master of Public Health (MPH)

“I think the thing that stood out more than anything for Roehampton, was that somebody took the time to talk to me and took me through the application process.”

Paula Barnes, MSc in Psychology

Faculty testimonials

"Typically, I am in class six days a week, answering questions, reviewing work, providing feedback, asking questions and providing additional resources to provide practical examples for our weekly discussions."

Dr Craig Nathanson, Online Faculty, University of Roehampton

“I am proud to be a part of Roehampton Online! The use of the latest technology in our University is transforming higher education into a valuable collaborative learning experience.”

Dr Dimitrios Koufopoulos, Online Faculty, University of Roehampton

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Admissions & Requirements

The online degree programmes at Roehampton Online are designed for professionals looking to further their education and enhance their careers. So work experience is an important factor when choosing the most suitable applicants for a course.

If you already hold a bachelors degree (or equivalent) and have relevant work experience, you may be eligible for full admission into one of our programmes.

Even if you don’t have a suitable bachelors degree, you may still be eligible if you have enough relevant professional experience. If so, you may be conditionally admitted. As long as you pass the first module, you’ll then be granted full admission.

Request information to learn more about the admission requirements for your specific programme.

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