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Why study online with Hull?

All Hull Online courses are designed to be studied 100% online, giving you the flexibility needed to plan your education around the rest of your commitments.

You’ll have direct access to the academic excellence for which the University of Hull is renowned, along with a range of learning resources and student support services.

Danny Lee Louth, Development Engineer, MSc Engineering Management 

 Although the course is online, there’s plenty of information on how to use the tools and techniques you’re taught in the workplace, so there’s a practical benefit from what you learn.   


Your virtual classroom

Everything you need to complete your studies can be accessed on Canvas, our easy-to-use virtual learning environment (VLE).

From reading academic feedback to engaging with fellow students, you can turn to Canvas whenever you have some free time for your course. Access it via your browser or through the Canvas Student mobile app for a convenient way to learn while on the move.

Keen to learn more about Canvas? Watch our short video below to discover its many uses:


Our course advisers would also be happy to give you a personalised tour of Canvas, at a time that suits you.



How online studying works

  • Engage while you learn

    Your studies include an interactive mix of online discussion boards, on-demand lectures and live webinars.

  • Get help from your tutors when you need it

    Through our online learning platform, you have easy access to support and feedback from your tutor.

  • Submit your assignments online

    There's no need to worry about travel costs, visas, or time off work. All assignments are submitted and graded online.

  • Get started with basic hardware and software requirements

    We make your online learning experience as hassle-free as possible. Visit our FAQs page for basic requirements.

  • Pay as you go or pay upfront

    We offer flexible payment options so you can manage your finances. Visit our Fees and Funding page for more information.

Mike McMaster, Chief Commercial Officer for a software company, MA Creative Writing

 Whilst the tutor and course leader are both excellent, I really like the feedback every week from the other students on the work I produce, and my opportunity to give them feedback too. That means I get to read what they are writing – inspiring stuff!   


Planning for your course

We know that many of our students are managing a number of personal and professional commitments while studying with us.

While it can be a challenge to adapt to the added demands of a postgraduate programme, planning out times to study can help ensure you find your course enjoyable and rewarding. As with most part-time master’s courses, you’ll need to dedicate around 20 hours a week to studying, but the extra flexibility of online learning means you can choose the times that suit you best.

Below is a recreation of a weekly schedule shared with us by a student. It might give you some ideas about when you can dedicate time to your own course.

Example weekly schedule

If you need help figuring out whether part-time study is feasible for you at the moment, don’t hesitate to reach out to our Course Advisers for guidance. 


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