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Distance Learning

Distance learning is one of the best ways to make it possible for anyone in the world to study through the University of Reading.

By using technology to deliver all of the course materials and communication between student and tutor, distance learning is a completely flexible way of learning which can fit into anyone's schedules

We offer a selection of programmes and courses through distance learning, with all teaching being carried out solely through the use of technology. This is available for both undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, so is open both to those starting and those continuing their studies.


Furthering education through technology has the following benefits:

  • Gives people who need flexible learning schedules access to education
  • The possibility of communicating directly with tutors and fellow students via technology
  • Students can learn in a way that suits them, and at their own pace
  • Structured learning schedule delivered through technology
  • Learning resources always available online.