Distance Learning: Raising Hope for a Better Future in NigeriaPosted: July 30, 2013
Distance learning programme has become very much popular among the working professionals. Many take distance learning as a platform to receive higher degrees and enhance their career prospects. Working professionals, who do not find time to continue their studies because of work schedule and other obligations, consider distance education for a rewarding career in today’s corporate sector.
Such has been the demand of online distance education that even the eminent educationalists do not shy away from asking employers to be a bit lenient and flexible towards employees who are taking part in distance learning programme.
After all, employees do not only contribute to their personal academic status but also to the organisation and society by avail of higher education. As the employees would still be working full time, many employers do not see any kind of problem in letting their employees enrol for higher degree programmes from online institutions.
UK Universities’ Distance Learning Programme in Nigeria
The relevancy of distance learning programme is being very much felt in the developing nations like Nigeria, where people of college-age lead a working life to earn livelihood. In the absence of higher qualifications, they do not get well respected jobs and end up doing petty works. Such workers can now look forward to earn a valuable degree through distance education programme.
In the recent times, several institutions have come to the Nigeria offering online course degrees to regular students as well as working professionals. Some of the accredited UK Universities too have joined the fray to educate pupil of Nigeria. These UK Universities are offering a wide range of undergraduate as well as postgraduate degree courses to the Nigerian students.
Distance Learning Courses
Now, students from Nigeria can study Business and Management, Finance and Law, Computing and Media, Health and Psychology and Tourism and Hospitality courses from the UK Universities. Postgraduate students can also enrol in a course of their choice, which include MBA in different streams, IT and Telecommunications, Finance and Law among others.
Infrastructure, Flexibility and Affordability
UK Universities’ distance learning programme is designed for developing overall aspect of students. They are given vibrant ambience to study in group. Students can contact online tutors via chat, email or other applications. They can join different online forums and discussion boards and get in touch with fellow students over there.
Flexibility and cost effectiveness are the other facets of UK Universities sponsored distance learning programme. Working professionals have the freedom to enrol in a course of their choice without compromising with work schedule and other commitments. They can study at any time and access the course material, submit assignments or get in touch with tutors even at the business hours.
As most of the courses are affordable, even the students from weaker strata of society have the freedom to study a course of their choice from UK Universities.
Thousands of students from Nigeria have graduated with a higher qualification from the UK Universities. If you too dream big and want to see yourself at the highest level, enrol in a desired distance learning programme.