5 reasons to study online professional computing courses from the University of Essex Online

5 reasons to study online professional computing courses from the University of Essex Online

1. Gain a qualification accredited by the CPD Certification Service

Keep up to date with your continuing professional development (CPD) and choose from a range of online professional courses from the University of Essex Online. The courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service. Recognised in over 100 countries, the accreditation is compatible with international requirements and confirms our courses achieve qualitative standards required by professional bodies, institutional associations and education providers.

Explore our online professional courses in computing:

Understanding Artificial Intelligence

Launching into Cyber Security

The Data Professional

We also have a range of online professional business courses for those looking to upskill.

2. Designed for online delivery

Computing online professional courses from the University of Essex Online are designed to help you develop industry-relevant skills and knowledge, with the flexibility of online study. You'll be able to achieve your qualification in as little as 12 weeks via a state-of-the-art virtual learning environment (VLE) that allows you to access lecturecasts and resource materials 24/7.

3. Future progression routes

Upon successful completion of your online professional course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge to excel in your chosen career or reskill in a new industry. If you wish to study a further qualification with the University of Essex Online, you could progress onto one of the postgraduate courses, whether that’s a PG Cert, PG Dip or Masters degree.

4. Discounts and scholarships

Over the next 12 months, the University of Essex will be marking 60 years since it first opened its doors to students. To celebrate this milestone, we’re offering a 10% scholarship on all our Masters programmes and online professional courses, when you enrol from 1 July 2023.

5. Student support

As an online student you’ll have access to the University’s dedicated Student Support Team. Student Advisers will be your first point of contact and will support and guide you throughout your studies. This includes academic support, study skills, IT support and disability support. Learn more here.

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