Study online with Bristol

Explore and apply for our online distance learning programmes. Study online to fit around your work, life and other commitments while enhancing your career with a qualification from Bristol – from wherever you are in the world.

Online programmes we offer

Select a programme to get detailed information about the structure, fees, entry requirements and application deadlines:

Online postgraduate taught programmes

Online postgraduate taught programmes with on-campus elements

These programmes are mostly delivered online, but you will need to attend some on-campus, in-person activity. Select a programme for further details of the on-campus requirements:

Fees and financial support

The tuition fees you pay differ depending on:

  • the online programme you intend to study
  • the qualification you intend to study towards.

You can find the tuition fees and relevant funding listed on each programme's prospectus page.

How studying online works

Find out how you'll learn and be supported while studying online with the University of Bristol.

What you need to study online

Find out what IT requirements you need to study online with the University of Bristol.

Other options for online or flexible learning

Postgraduate research

Distance learning for research programmes.

Short online courses

We currently offer some short courses online which you can study for free on Futurelearn.

These courses are designed to be studied for up to 4 weeks and give you a taster of some of the quality teaching, resources and research offered by the University of Bristol.

Sign up on Futurelearn and start learning online with the University of Bristol.

Other flexible options

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