With education providers diversifying their institutional presence in different countries worldwide, many institutions have developed franchises and partnership with local agents to help introduce their degree courses and counsel students on the programmes offered.

One such pioneer institution is Stafford Global with its history dating back to 1993. At Stafford, we have collaborated with five top ranked UK universities offering online degrees. These prestigious universities provide accredited online courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. This article is a comprehensive guide on the various UK universities offering their online degree programmes.

University of Leicester

The University of Leicester is one of the top 2% of universities in the world and the UK's most prominent research and education institution. It is one of the UK's leading universities providing online distance learning programmes with experience spanning over 25 years. The high standard of education attracts almost 2,000 new students every year. The courses provide extensive knowledge that equips the student with competent skills to become better leaders.UK Universities

The University of Leicester provides excellent student support through its dedicated team of student advisors who assist students with all matters concerning academic support, access to resources, study schedule, feedback and assessment. The University provides BSc in Human Resource Management and various postgraduate courses such as Masters with specialisation in Marketing, Finance and Human Resource Management.The university also prides itself on offering the part time MBA with dual qualification with different specialisations.

University of Northampton

With its roots based in Northamptonshire, England, the University of Northampton is ranked No. 1 for employability in the UK. The university offers part time MBA with regional workshops in the UAE in collaboration with Stafford Global. With a gold award in Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), the University of Northampton provides excellent tutorial support from academics with years of research and experiential background from various industries. The Impressive MBA programme covers all topics related to Management and Organisational Behaviour, Strategic Decision Making, Leadership and Innovation as well as the opportunity to develop research project on a chosen research topic.

The University of Northampton also offers a unique and flexible Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA) programme for students looking to complete their doctoral degrees. The DBA is taught part time from leading university faculty with opportunity to attend regional workshops in the UAE. Students are also exposed to graduates from different disciplines and years of management experience when attending the university's workshops, whilst offering excellent networking opportunities.

Edinburgh Napier University

The Times Higher Education World University Rankings place Edinburgh Napier University amongst the top 5% of universities in the world. With five stars for teaching, employability and internalisation, the Edinburgh Napier University is top ranked in UK for adding value to students. The university, in partnership with Stafford Global offers purely online degrees with impressive tutorial and student support. The programmes offered range from Master's degree in Management, Human Resources, Health and Social Care, Data Science, Construction Project Management and Transport Planning and Engineering specialisations. The MBA alone offered by the Edinburgh Napier University covers 13 specialisations including Leadership and Innovation, Criminal Justice and Entrepreneurship.

University of Nottingham

The University of Nottingham has been awarded ‘International University of the Year’ for 2019, by The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide. With its roots dating back to 1881, the university has expanded itself to achieve the Royal Charter in 1948 to be officially recognised as the University of Nottingham. Ever since its inception, the university has attracted high profile visitors such as the likes of Albert Einstein, Mahatma Gandhi and HG Wells.

As per recent statistics, the University of Nottingham is ranked 3rd out of UK education departments for research (REF rankings), and the University has also received the Gold Award from the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). Stafford Global has partnered with this university to offer the Postgraduate Certificate in Education International for students looking to enhance their career in the field of teaching and education. The programme combines online learning with face to face interactive tutorial sessions where students can develop their teaching principles through critical research and collaborative projects. If you are an academic looking to upgrade your career in the field of education, then the PGCEi offered by University of Nottingham via Stafford Global is the right choice for you.

University of Dundee

The University of Dundee, with its roots based in Scotland, is another university that we at Stafford have partnered with. When it comes to the ranking, the University of Dundee is ranked amongst the top 150 universities in the world as per QS World University Rankings. The teaching quality is of exceptional nature that can be further demonstrated by the University's achievement of the Gold Award in Teaching Excellence Framework. Furthermore, 76% of research conducted at the University of Dundee is rated top notch as per Research Excellence Framework, 2014. With such impressive credentials, the University of Dundee has partnered with Stafford Global to offer the BA in Childhood Studies and a Master of Education (M.Ed) through flexible online learning.

The M.Ed is taught in combination with workshops which are locally based in the UAE, providing students with an excellent opportunity to meet their university tutors face to face and improve their understanding of the taught modules.

The Master's in Education programme of the University of Dundee is the first in Scotland to be accredited by International Baccalaureate Organisation (IBO).

Upon successfully completing the Master's programme, students can register for an IB Advanced Certificate in Teaching and Learning Research, Certificate in Leadership Practice and Advanced Certificate in Leadership Research. candidates are advised to choose at least one IB specialist module when applying for the M.Ed to ensure they qualify for the IB certificate upon graduation.

Our role is to assist you

At Stafford Global, we provide a variety of courses from various institutions and disciplines to ensure your academic needs are successfully met. With our team of experienced academic consultants, we ensure you are provided with the best and timely service that helps you invest in the right programme based on your education and experiential achievements. With such impressive programme offerings and university portfolio, your search for the best programme, be it a Bachelor's or a Master's degree, ends once you contact Stafford.

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