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Introduction to Online Learning

NEXT EVENT: 26 June 2024. These two sessions provide a general introduction for anyone starting to think about online postgraduate study and considering the University of Edinburgh.

Who is this event for?

If you're thinking about postgraduate online study as a possible choice, this two-session event is a fantastic way to find out more about what studying online with the University of Edinburgh is like. The sessions are aimed at those interested in studying fully online

What does it include?

The event comprises two online sessions. You can register for one or both sessions. 


Time Session Title Session Description
11:00am-12:00 noon (BST) An introduction to online learning

This introductory session will introduce you to what studying online is, how it works, what the virtual learning environment looks like and what you need to consider before applying.

15:00-16:00 (BST) Why choose the University of Edinburgh? In conversation with Melissa Highton, Assistant Principal for Online Learning

More than 10,000 students and 17 years of expertise teaching degrees online - you're in good hands with the University of Edinburgh. Join this session for a conversation with our Assistant Principal for Online Learning to hear more about why we think you should choose to study with us.

A note on programme-specific content

This session does not include programme-specific content. If you are looking to speak with academic staff or programme teams, please contact staff directly via details provided on the Degree Finder. You can also join our mailing list to hear from us when recordings become available of programme-specific sessions during our Online Learning Open Days in May 2024. Sign up here: Join the Mailing List 


Register for the Introduction to Online Learning event

26 June, 11:00am  - 12:00 and 15:00 - 16:00 (BST). Online on Microsoft Teams. 

Register now