Explore flexible online learning for your staff.

At the University of Aberdeen, we’ve been sharing expertise since 1495, and educating online for decades.

Equip your organisation for success with our flexible online short courses and degrees, designed to:

  • fit around full-time work
  • address skills gaps in your sector
  • support business and team restructuring
  • encourage staff motivation and retention
  • help staff upskill and reskill quickly.

Five key benefits for your business

Invest in quality online learning and empower your employees.

With our flexible study hours, your staff can access outstanding university teaching and expertise without having to give up work or relocate.

  1. Develop your workforce without losing staff hours.
  2. Flexible learning and payment options to suit a range of business budgets.
  3. Specialist skills development, led by expert academics, researchers, and industry.
  4. Help staff advance and reskill to shape your organisation.
  5. Become an employer of choice, known for investing in people.

What’s available?

Online short courses

Specialist courses, up to 13 weeks long, starting in September, January, and May. Invest in just one course, or build them up into postgraduate certificate, diploma, and Masters qualifications.

View online short courses

Online Masters degrees, postgraduate diplomas, and certificates

Recognised postgraduate qualifications that fit around full-time work. Staff can take breaks from their studies along the way, providing added flexibility for your organisation.

View online postgraduate qualifications

Short course route to a Masters degree

Staff can take the short course route into a growing number of our Masters degrees, giving an alternative route to entry when they don’t meet formal entry requirements.

View short course routes

Start-anytime Access courses

Short online courses that run 24/7. Staff can start anytime to earn essential skills in maths, physics and more. Ideal for employees who’ve missed qualifications earlier in their career.

View Access Higher Education courses

Get in touch

Talk to us about online learning for your staff. Leave your details and we’ll be in touch.

How we’ll support your staff

We help thousands of working students achieve an online education each year.

They’re helped by the flexibility of our online courses, our friendly support staff, and our extensive support services for online learners.

Watch our online student stories

See what online learning’s like for our working students, and what it’s helped them achieve, in our online student stories.