Online learning: tap into a world of opportunity
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"I chose the University of Birmingham mainly because I had already experienced the world class teaching from my previous degree. I chose online mainly due to my travel commitments: I spend a large proportion of time on aeroplanes and in hotels for work, so it gives me adequate time to complete both reading and... Read More »
Andrew Lavin, Global Head of Asset and Fleet Management, Aggreko
"I enjoy the thrill of being able to transform obstacles into opportunities. The Online Masters of Public Administration is helping me to identify gaps and resolve problems faster and more effectively. It is helping me view local government through wider lenses and a future towards e-governments, greater... Read More »
Ana Soochit, Local Economic Development Officer, Chaguanas Borough in Trinidad
Description: Join Senior Teaching Fellow, Helen Dawson, to discuss the implications and questions which surround the decision to commercialise public services using the case study ‘Carillion’ as an example. Hear how this forms part of the Online Masters of Public Administration and learn what it would be like to study online.
Description: With the announcement of the latest Apple iPhone hitting the press, Dr Michael Shulver discusses previous speculation regarding Apple’s potential for competing in the auto-industry. Learn what this would mean from an operations perspective and discover more about our online programmes.
Define your future with University of Birmingham online
Make an impact on your career: Take advantage of the top-quality teaching, research and instructional techniques of a leading global university, now offering three new online programmes.
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[00:00:16.57] CATHERINE STAITE: The University of Birmingham has always been a pioneer in terms of the development of its programs and courses.
[00:00:27.20] HELEN DAWSON: Provision of online education is clearly the future. It's a way of giving students access to some of the very best teaching and the latest research.
[00:00:41.66] MIKE SHULVER: We’re taking advantage of the newest, the latest instructional design techniques.
[00:00:51.44] CATHERINE STAITE: We are a civic university and we've always looked outwards to have impact.
Enrich your learning experience with an online programme
Streamline your studies, connect with lecturers and collaborate with peers; find out how online learning with the University of Birmingham can empower you to greater things.
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00:02 Enrich your learning experience
00:04 with an online programme
00:07 “Online courses have advanced greatly in both their curriculum and acceptance in the marketplace.” – Patrick Gettleman, Global Procurement Manager, United Kingdom
00:14 Streamline your study
00:17 Streamline your study – Course overview
00:20 To do list
00:23 See your tasks at a glance
00:25 Learn anywhere, any time
00:32 “The killer feature for me was the flexibility of the programme” – Vanna Camille Curi – Programme Coordinator, USA
00:37 Plan your workload
00:42 “I can study in my own time and at my own pace. The fact that the resources are all online also means I can study on the move.” – Ceridwen Scerri, Research Analyst, Malta
00:50 Interact with your lecturer
00:56 Link instantly with classmates
01:03 “Studying online ensures an internationally composed classroom. It adds substance and inspiration from different people and cultures.” – Helena Feibert, IT Consultant, Denmark
01:09 Learn through collaboration
01:22 Chart your success
01:30 “I now have the confidence and knowledge to engage and challenge thinking in many areas of business.” – Andrew Lavin, Global Head of Asset & Fleet Management, United Arab Emirates
01:35 Get tailored student support
01:40 Get tailored student support
Assignment and submission queries
Information on university policies and procedures
Managing conflicting commitments
Any other non-academic support
01:45 Access to technical support
Virtual learning environment queries
24 hour support, 7 days a week, 365 days a year
01:52 “The University of Birmingham was the right choice for me due to the reputation of its academics, world rankings and research achievements.” – Kathirvel Balakrishnan, Solution Architect, United Kingdom
02:00 Online courses now available
Masters of Business Administration (MBA)
Masters of Public Administration (MBA)
Masters of Science in International Business (MSc IB)
02:03 Be empowered to greater things
02:06 Study online with the University of Birmingham