What’s it like to study online with the University of Aberdeen?
We help thousands of students achieve an online education each year.
Read our student stories here and find out more about who studies online with us, and how online learning works for them.
Are you a graduate without the grades to get into teaching?
Meet Malcolm. An English graduate, Malcolm lacked the maths grades he needed to get into teacher training. Find out how our online Access maths course now has him on the path to his dream job.Get into teaching, like Malcolm
Are you an engineer looking to transition to renewables?
Meet Jolanda. A chemical engineer, Jolanda used our online postgraduate short courses to gain the technical skills she needed to move into her dream career.Upskill in renewables, like Jolanda
Are you tempted by career change, but not sure where to start?
Meet Simon. Find out how just one online short course helped IT manager Simon find a new career path, and fulfil his teenage dream of attaining a law degree.Start with a short course, like Simon
Are you looking for learning you can use in your workplace?
Meet Tori. A mental health nurse working at Aberdeen’s Royal Cornhill Hospital, Tori wanted to explore the possibility of using mindfulness as a therapy option for her patients.Add skills to your CV while working full time, like Tori
Are you looking to reskill within the energy sector?
Meet Marcus. Working in the subsea sector, Marcus was made redundant during lockdown, and used the opportunity to reskill for a future in decommissioning.Reskill after redundancy, like Marcus
Are you looking for leadership skills to help drive your business forward?
Meet Tricia. A PR and marketing business owner, Tricia turned to our flexible online leadership courses for a fresh approach and tools to lead her team through a crisis.Discover the latest leadership techniques, like Tricia
Are you a member of staff at the University of Aberdeen?
Meet Fred. He’s a Curriculum Administrator for the University. Our staff can apply for funded places on online short courses to aid their career development – and Fred did just that.Develop your UoA career, like Fred
Online short course funding available in Scotland
We’ve helped over 1,000 people in Scotland study an online course with us for free.
If you live in Scotland, you could be eligible for full funding to help you upskill or reskill for your future.View funding details and available courses
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